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...

Opera, Concerts, Recitals – April 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. It’s a short month long on opera-tunities! SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC  www.sfcm.edu or 415-503-6275 Spring Opera: Glory Denied (Cipullo) – Story of Jim Thompson, the longest-held POW in U.S. history, as he tries to re-assimilate into...

Opera, Concerts, Recitals – March 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. March has come in like a lion and spring opera season is off to a roaring start! VERISMO OPERA  www.verismoopera.org or 707-864-5508 Tosca (Puccini) – Love, lust, jealousy, deception, torture, murder, and suicide, all in one opera! Performed by...

Opera, Concerts, Recitals – February 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Gotta love a short month with lotsa opera! GREEN MUSIC CENTER AT SONOMA STATE  gmc.sonoma.edu or 866-955-6040 Renée Fleming in concert with pianist Harmut Höll Sat Feb 3 at 7:30 pm, Weill Hall, Sonoma State campus LAMPLIGHTERS MUSIC...