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Ciao, Opera Mavens. Woody Allen Directs Opera At La Scala - New York Post  Increasingly, Donald Trump Is Showing Up In Opera Productions       - Washington Post         An OperaBobb Sidebar: For Fans of Bryan Hymel and Luca Pisaroni I said “Oh...

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Lectures & Classes – July 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your July educational opera-tunities with a peek ahead at a couple of August events you may want to plan for: MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM http://www.merola.org/ifiwereyou#commisevents If I Were You: Preview Lectures - 90-minute exploration of...

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Broadcasts – July 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for July: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=15125 Madama Butterfly (Puccini) - Anthony Minghella's gorgeous production stars Kristine Opolais in the title role...

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Operas, Concerts, Recitals – June 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Celebrate summer with some of these wonderful performances! BAY SHORE LYRIC OPERA  bslopera.com or 408-391-5785 Norma (Bellini) – The Druid priestess Norma (soprano Jenny der Torossian Studley) has had an illicit affair and two children with...

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Broadcasts – June 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your June broadcast opera-tunities: THE OPERA HOUR ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2019/02/the-opera-hour/ Family dysfunction reaches new heights in the opera world featuring music by Puccini, Verdi, Janacek, Mozart, and Bizet. Sun June 2 at...

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Classes, Lectures, & Workshops – June 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for June: WAGNER SOCIETY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA http://www.wagnersf.org/node/2636 Technology, Opera, and Wagner - Metropolitan Opera radio broadcaster Will Berger will discuss how technology and material...

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Opera, Concerts & Recitals – May 2019, Part I

Ciao, Opera Mavens. May is busting out all over with a plethora of opera-tunities! SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC  sfcm.edu or 415-503-6275 Later the Same Evening (Musto / Campbell) – New chamber opera inspired by the figures in five paintings by American artist...

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