Rideshare Offer To the Opera — Peninsula

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Arnold Duncan in San Mateo is offering a ride to the next three operas in San Francisco. “I am going to see the first three operas, Billy Budd, Romeo & Juliet and Figaro, Sundays at 2:00 pm. My dates are Sept 15, Sept 29 and Oct 13. I’ll be...

Domingo, Korngold, and Hong Kong

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Heavy news day in the opera world. Los Angeles Opera To Investigate Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Plácido Domingo, Who Has Been Its General Director For 21 Years  – Los Angeles Times  San Francisco Opera Cancels Sold-Out Plácido...

Latest Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Mostly sad news today. Owen Lee, 89, Longtime Voice On The Met Opera Broadcasts – The New York Times  Countertenor David Daniels Indicted On Sexual Assault   – NPR  Dolora Zajick to Retire Hal Prince, Broadway hit producer, dies at 91...

R.I.P. Robert Orth

Ciao, Opera Mavens. So sad to report the death of baritone Robert Orth. With SF Opera, from 1993 -2012, Robert sang in five productions including Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger in 1993 and Stubb in Moby-Dick in 2012.              ...