The Royal Opera House – London, England


Added Attractions – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens. We've got more extra special stuff for you this month! DE ANZA COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT  Canciones de mi pueblo - An evening of Spanish art songs presented by sopranos Maria Caycedo & Vismaya Lhi and tenors Pedro Ledesma & Jackson...

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Opera, Concerts & Recitals – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! May we entice you to attend some unique & unusual performances this month? SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY or 415-864-6000 Berlioz’s Requiem - One of the most extraordinary works ever written performed by over 400 musicians including...

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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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