The Prague State Opera House – Prague, Czechia

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Lianna Haroutounian USA Debut Solo Recital 11/25

From the "Friends of Lianna" Recital Committee: An instant sensation in her debut as Tosca in 2014 and again as Madama Butterfly in 2016 at the San Francisco Opera, Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian returns for her USA debut solo recital. Join us in welcoming her...

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Special Announcement from Tom Taffel

Dear OperaBobb Mavens, Yes, it’s true, after twenty years as the San Francisco Opera House’s Intermezzo Lounge manager, Tom Taffel is now ready to retire.  Never having pursued his Ph.D., Tom wants to have time to achieve further academic accomplishments, continue...

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Abraham in Flames: Workshop Performances

From our friend Ruben B. Pimentel, Jr., Director of Marketing & Communications, Merola Opera Program: Five years in the making, Abraham in Flames takes off this fall as the entire cast of singers and ensemble of musicians gather for a five-day residency, culminating...

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Special Opera-tunity for Veterans

Opera San José is forming a chorus of veterans to perform in a holiday concert this December commemorating the Christmas truce of 1914 and in anticipation of Silent Night, an opera about that unparalleled historic event. The first gathering will be at Opera San José,...

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Special Mothers Day Opera Message

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Happy Mothers Day. I have a special OperaBobb side-bar today: Attention parents and grandparents and godparents and foster parents and everyone who has anything to do with children! Composer/Author/Performer Carolyn Altman has a special message for...

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Opera Cruise with Three Performances in Sydney

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here is a guest post from Opera Cruisemeister Tom Taffel. Enjoy! We now have one stateroom available on our Australia-New Zealand OPERA group cruise. Our completely sold out Sydney to Auckland OPERA group cruise just cleared another waiting list. ...

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Met Opera Tour – Dec 2015

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here's a chance to see how they do things on the other side of the Hudson River! New York Metropolitan Opera Tour - December 9-14, 2015 Larry Hancock, General Director of Opera San Jose, is hosting this trip. Not only are Met performances memorable...

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Special Invitation for Opera at the Ballpark

Ciao, Opera  Mavens. We have received a special invitation from the SF Opera to see The Marriage of Figaro at the Ballpark on July 3. All Opera Mavens have been invited to sit in the Friends and Family Sections on the Club Level at the Ballpark.  Here are...

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