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All Things Opera in the Bay Area

June Performances & Special Events

Ciao, Opera Mavens. SAN FRANCISCO OPERA  www.sfopera.com  or 415-864-3330 Wagner’s Ring is the thing! Click here to see a complete listing of all Festival events. SAN FRANCISCO BOYS CHORUS  www.sfbc.org or 415- 861-7464 75th Anniversary Concert – Leah Crocetto (Adler...

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Broadcasts – June 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for June: THE SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2018/05/the-opera-hour/ The Opera Hour - This week, Matthew and Bill get you primed for SF Opera’s Ring. Matthew takes you backstage to meet horn...

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Classes, Workshops, & Lectures – June 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for June: OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTES More Great Voices: The Art of Singing - In this five-week course, instructor Diane Mauch will show what lies behind this stunning art form and discuss voice...

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Workshops, Classes, & Lectures – May 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for May: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA COMMUNITY PROGRAMS ARIA Festival: Youth Voices for Change - Join the SF Opera Education Dept. for a *FREE* Community Open House event at the new Wilsey Center for Opera. Enjoy...

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Broadcasts – May 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your May broadcast opera-tunities: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN HD https://www.fathomevents.com/series/the-met-live-in-hd Cendrillon (Massenet) – Laurent Pelly‘s imaginative storybook production of this Cinderella story is the first in...

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Some Marvelous Stream Operatunities

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here are some real blue-ribbon streams from Europe plus one US premiere in San Jose. From Wallonie, Liege, Belgium. La Nozze di Figaro, an excellent, well-sung, traditional production. Recommended! From the Vienna Staatsoper (subtitles available on...

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Upcoming Special Events – Spring 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Tickets are now on sale and still available for these special events supporting local companies. WEST EDGE OPERA  www.westedgeopera.org or 510-841-1903 A Lulu of a Fundraiser! – Meet members of the cast of our ground-breaking production of Alban...

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Special Announcement from Tom Taffel

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Tom Taffel has come out of (a very brief) retirement to host his 74th and final opera group river cruise on Europe’s most beautiful river, UNESCO’s World Heritage Site: The Douro River Valley, which crosses Portugal from Porto to Salamanca and back...

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