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San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Area opera companies from startups to establishedWith its multimillion-dollar budget and access to the world’s biggest stars, th
Bay Area opera companies from startups to established
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
With its multimillion-dollar budget and access to the world’s biggest stars, the San Francisco Opera will always be the Bay Area’s pre-eminent purveyor of opera. But it’s not the only one, not by a long shot. In addition to West Edge Opera, here are... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Monteverdi’s L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA Staged by Opera Theater Unlimited. Categoryportraying Poppea. Back in 1975 I had the privilege of hearing the great mezzo-
Monteverdi’s L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA Staged by Opera Theater Unlimited. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 5 days ago
portraying Poppea. Back in 1975 I had the privilege of hearing the great mezzo-soprano Tatiana Troyanos sing Poppea at San Francisco Opera with tenor Eric Tappy as Nerone (Nero). Troyanos was sensational as Poppea! Her voice was lush, tonally... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Pointer Sisters to Play SB County Fairto ever perform at the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville, Tenn. They also became the
Pointer Sisters to Play SB County Fair
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 14 days ago
to ever perform at the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville, Tenn. They also became the first contemporary act to perform at the San Francisco Opera House, subsequently releasing a live recording of that performance. They earned their biggest success... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton duo Dikon & Vallet performing across the Peninsulawhile traveling through the United States, according to Maggi George, statewide
Hampton duo Dikon & Vallet performing across the Peninsula
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
while traveling through the United States, according to Maggi George, statewide director of marketing. Stops include the San Francisco Opera, Cincinnati Opera and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. While traveling to different companies, Turner will... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Gypsy gyrationsOpera House for last Saturday night's performance of Spanish director Calixto B
Gypsy gyrations
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 19 days ago
Opera House for last Saturday night's performance of Spanish director Calixto Bieito 's fabulously decadent Carmen for San Francisco Opera. This was the performance that was simulcast live for free at AT&T Park for an audience of tens of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Opera weighs cuts to the classicsaudience is saying about length," David Gockley, the American impresario who ju
Opera weighs cuts to the classics
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
audience is saying about length," David Gockley, the American impresario who just retired as the general director of the San Francisco Opera, said in an interview this northern spring as he prepared for his final season. Companies are trying a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Merola concert makes a home for all singersthe typical lyric soprano or lyric tenor, the staged operas are the way to go,”
Merola concert makes a home for all singers
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
the typical lyric soprano or lyric tenor, the staged operas are the way to go,” says Sheri Greenawald, the director of the San Francisco Opera Center, the company’s training wing that includes Merola. “And then there are those voices that don’t fit... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
SF Opera Celebrates David Gockley. CategoryOn Thursday evening, June 16, the San Francisco Opera held a gala concert celeb
SF Opera Celebrates David Gockley. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 25 days ago
On Thursday evening, June 16, the San Francisco Opera held a gala concert celebrating the ten-year reign of David Gockley as General Director of the company. Gockley, who is retiring at the end of the current summer season, came to SF Opera in 2006... Read more
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examiner.com
Furlanetto throws new light on the final Verdi performance of SFO Summer 2016Last night in the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco Opera (SFO) gave the
Furlanetto throws new light on the final Verdi performance of SFO Summer 2016
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
Last night in the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco Opera (SFO) gave the last of its six performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlo as part of its Summer 2016 season. As had previously been announced, for this one performance the role of King... Read more
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examiner.com
Opera Parallèle announces plans for 2016–2017 seasonthe adventure and romance (not to mention turbulence) of travel. The vocalists
Opera Parallèle announces plans for 2016–2017 season
examiner.com / Posted 30 days ago
the adventure and romance (not to mention turbulence) of travel. The vocalists will be former Adler Fellows from the San Francisco Opera, soprano Nikki Einfeld, mezzo Renée Rapier, and baritone Eugene Brancoveanu. The evening will also again... Read more
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examiner.com
Merola will turn to Mozart for the second opera in its 2016 Summer Festivalthan the student tickets may be purchased in advance online through separate ev
Merola will turn to Mozart for the second opera in its 2016 Summer Festival
examiner.com / Posted a month ago
than the student tickets may be purchased in advance online through separate event pages for Thursday and Saturday on the San Francisco Opera Web site. Tickets may also be purchased by visiting the San Francisco Opera Box Office, in the front... Read more

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