Romanian National Opera House – Bucharest, Romania

OPERA NEWS

Take Me Out to the Ballpark (for Don Giovanni)

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s the invitation you’ve been waiting for. San Francisco Opera says: You’re cordially invited to join us for our free AT&T Park Simulcast of Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI on Friday evening, June 30th at 7:30pm. Be part of this spectacular San...

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Time-Sensitive Opera Cruise Message

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Below is a time-sensitive message from Opera Cruisemeister Tom Taffel. NOW through May 25 we can offer an exclusive $1,100 shipboard credit per suite on our Mediterranean OPERA group sailing for next May, 2018 aboard “the world’s most luxurious...

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Racette News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. For fans of Patricia Racette (Adler 1989 1990): Racette to Receive Honorary Doctorate from SF Conservatory of Music Racette Turns Opera Director in St. Louis...

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Cornucopia of Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s the latest opera news: Done With Opera (Sort Of) Renée Fleming Heads To Broadway from Washington Post Soprano Nadine Sierra (Adler 2011-2012) Wins $50K Richard Tucker Award from New York Times. Quite a few other Merolini were also awarded:...

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Special Message from Berklee College of Music TODAY

Ciao, Opera Mavens. In this timely message TODAY, Berklee College of Music seeks to increase student happiness with a new musical innovation. Just sayin’ . . . Click here or go to: https://www.berklee.edu/. An OperaBobb sidebar: Saw Hamilton at the Orpheum. All the...

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Two Quick Opera News Items

Ciao, Opera Mavens. If you missed the March 18 Munich Andrea Chenier with Jonas Kaufmann, the performance is now available on YouTube. Click here. Thinking of going to Santa Fe for the opera this summer? Carol Rabin at Creative Travel Arrangers may be just what you’re...

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Newsy Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s a quick update: Verdi Opera Cancelled After Star Tenor Arrested For Domestic Violence from Pizzicato Neil deGrasse Tyson Goes On A Twitter Rant About The NEA from Huffington Post While US Considers Killing Federal Arts Funding, Canada...

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RIP Kurt Moll

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Sad news. Famed German basso Kurt Moll has died at the age of 78. He sang six seasons at the SF Opera from 1976 to 2000.

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