The Royal Opera House – London, England

PERFORMANCES

Re: That Pesky, Problematic Coronavirus

Ciao, Opera Mavens. We're guessing many of you are as confused and concerned as we are about the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on our personal health and lifestyles along with the welfare of local performing artists and organizations. Given the recent...

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Performances & Special Events – March 2020

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Spring forward & indulge yourself with one or more of these events. POCKET OPERA  pocketopera.org or 415-972-8934 Don Giovanni(Mozart) – Opera’s most notorious seducer returns to our stage; which of his spurned lovers will exact her revenge and...

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Opera, Concerts, Recitals – February 2020

Ciao, Opera Mavens. You've got an extra day this year to enjoy everything the Bay Area has to offer! VALLEJO COMMUNITY ARTS FOUNDATION  vallejoarts.org or 707-552-2400 Three Tenors! The Next Generation – In the tradition of the popular Three Tenors concerts that...

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Performances & Special Events – January 2020

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Better late than never, here are your first opera-tunities of the new decade! FESTIVAL OPERA  festivalopera.com or 925-322-0970 Nuit d’Espagne - Mezzo Renée Rapier and pianist Robert Mollicone (both Adler 2012-13) present a recital of music and...

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Performances & Special Events – December 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Wishing you all Happy Holidays and lots more great opera in the New Year! SAN FRANCISCO OPERA  sfopera.com  or 415-864-3330 Adler Fellows Concert – Join us for an exciting night of unforgettable music featuring the renowned SFO Resident Artists in...

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Guest Post: Dresher Enemble Studio

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here's a recent announcement from our friend John Duykers too good not to pass along! DRESHER ENSEMBLE STUDIO  dresherensemble.org Both Eyes Open - Staged concert performance of new chamber opera by composer Max Giteck Duykers and playwright Philip...

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Added Attractions – November 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens. We are thankful for an abundance of special opera-tunities this month! HAIR TO STAY  hairtostay.org/diva Hair to Stay the Diva Way – Join us for an evening of music, fashion, fun, and philanthropy featuring soprano Isabel Leonard (Rosina in SFO’s...

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Performances & Special Events – November 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Kick off the holidays (Halloween counts in our book) early with these treats! OPERA MODESTO  operamodesto.org or 209-523-6426 Rigoletto (Verdi) - Featuring soprano Maya Kherani as Gilda, mezzo Silvie Jensen as Maddalena, tenor Victor Starsky...

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Opera, Opera, Opera – October 2019

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here's some of the real deal coming your way soon! (Nabucco in Eberswade by the Silesian Opera, Aug 2004 - image from Wikipedia) SAN FRANCISCO OPERA  sfopera.com  or 415-864-3330 The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) – First of three new SFO productions...

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