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Merola, Adler, OSJ Alumni Updates

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Wondering where some of your favorite former Merolini, Adler Fellows, and Opera San Jose Resident Artists are now? Here’s our Top 20 list of places to go and singers to see in the Western U.S. (plus 1 in Canada*) for the remainder of the 2018-19...

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Broadcasts – January 2019

Sonya Yoncheva and Stuart Skelton (Adler 1997) in Otello. Photo: Ken Howard / Met Opera. Ciao and Happy New Year, Opera Mavens! We have a ton of broadcast opera-tunities to help you start off 2019: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON...

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Operas, Concerts, Recitals – January 2019

Die Fledermaus, San Francisco Opera 2006 (photo by Terrence McCarthy) Ciao, Opera Mavens. Ring in the new year with these new and unusual opera-tunities!SAN FRANCISCO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA  thesfco.org or 415-463-6710Soprano Christine Brandes and the Delphi Trio present a...

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Guest Post: Spring & Summer 2019 Opera Tours

Photo: Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera From our friend Carol Rabin with Creative Travel Arrangers:Metropolitan Opera Tour          April 1 - 7, 2019Springtime in New York City is an exciting place to visit and explore. The operas included on this tour are La...

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Classes – December 2018

  Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are some upcoming educational opera-tunities for you to check out: USF FROMM INSTITUTE OF LIFELONG LEARNING http://fromm.usfca.edu//CourseCatalogs/Winter2019CourseCatalog.pdf Exploring Opera: Intensive Traviata - Join...

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Broadcasts – December 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are your December broadcast opera-tunities:   THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2018/11/met-opera/ Mefistofele (Boito) - With Christian Van Horn as the diabolical title character, Michael Fabiano as...

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Added Special Event – December 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here is a special event invitation from our friends at Wagner Society Northern California; membership not required, all are welcome! COSIMA WAGNER CHAMPAGNE CELEBRATION BRUNCH Sun Dec 9 at 11:30am, Crystal Lounge, Marine's Memorial Club, 609 Sutter...

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Operas & Concerts – December 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, Opera Mavens. No time like the present to enjoy these holiday treats! SAN FRANCISCO OPERA  sfopera.com  or 415-864-3330 SFO Chorus Concert – Join us for an evening celebrating the immense talent of the SFO Chorus in a special performance led by...

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Special Added Attraction This Weekend!

Ciao, Opera Mavens. We were alerted to this opera-tunity by our buddy John Kendall Bailey! SAN FRANCISCO CIVIC MUSIC ASSOCIATION  sfcivicmusic.org At The Opera - Two of our favorite Adler alumni, soprano Kristin Clayton Knezevic (1994-96) and baritone Bojan Knezevic...

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