Category: Opera

Saturday | Sep 26, 2015


Top 100 Figaro’s entrance aria, “Largo al factotum,” has largely become the defining example of the operatic genre thanks to the memorable repetitions of the… Read More

Friday | Sep 25, 2015

Get to know The Barber of Seville: Gioachino Rossini

The Man Born to two musicians in 1792, Gioachino Rossini was easily able to immerse himself in learning about music and theatre from a very… Read More

Wednesday | Apr 01, 2015

Guest Blogger Hal France on Getting to Know Fidelio

It is with pleasure I join in this spring and share a few thoughts on the coming production directed by Michael Shell, conducted by Nicholas… Read More

Wednesday | Mar 20, 2013

Meet the Artist and Guest Blogger: Conductor, Hal France

We recently announced, on Facebook, that Hal France will be guest blogging about the Bluebeard’s Castle rehearsal process. The post received many “likes” from the… Read More

Friday | Mar 08, 2013

The intersection of visual and operatic art

The Jun Kaneko-designed production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute played to sold out houses in San Francisco and Omaha. Patrons marveled at the artistic presentation…. Read More



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