The Royal Opera House – London, England


Here’s One Which Slipped Thru the Cracks

Ciao, Opera Mavens. How we missed this important opera education event coming up this Sunday Mar 26, I just don’t know. (Whew! This is our first mistake this year. Now can rest assured we'll be error-free the rest of the year.) SAN FRANCISCO OPERA GUILD, EAST BAY...

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Performances – March 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The spring opera season is getting off to a roaring start! SAN FRANCISCO OPERA LAB or 415-864-3330 The Source – Four vocalists and seven-instrument chamber ensemble follow a fever-dream assemblage of Twitter feeds,...

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Get Supertitles on Your Smart Phone

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The Vienna Staatsoper not only streams its season, they also supply titles in several languages which you can get on your smart phone. It’s easy. Just install Vienna’s smart phone app available for both iPhone and Android. Here is Vienna’s...

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La Scala Butterfly — QUICK Before They Take It Down!

Ciao, Opera Mavens. On Dec 7, La Scala opened its season with a gorgeous new production of Madama Butterfly. It’s video is not supposed to be available for streaming in North America; HOWEVER, someone has uploaded it to YouTube. Cast includes Brian Hymel (Merola 2001)...

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Quick Update

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here is a short-notice item from the Conservatory of Music. Enjoy! The Turn of the Screw! Friday, December 9, 2016, 7:30 PM Sunday, December 11, 2016, 2:00 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall SFCM presents one of...

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December 2016 Performances & Special Events

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Make your days & nights merry & bright with these opera-tunities: PHILHARMONIA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA or 415-252-1288. Joshua (Handel) - The story of the Biblical hero is brought to life by tenor Thomas Cooley, countertenor Daniel Taylor, baritone...

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