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Spent my birthday with the Amazons at a "modern world premiere" of a 1679 Venice Carnival opera. Great fun.
The 1679 Italian opera Le Amazzoni nelle Isole Fortunate (The Amazons in the Fortunate Isles), written by Carlo Pallavicino for a Venetian nobleman's outdoor estate, was performed at the Marines' Memorial Theater over the wee...
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Why you should go see all three operas during the summer season of the SF Opera starting up in a week.
The San Francisco Opera is presenting three of my all-time favorite works this summer and they are offering a 30% discount offer if you buy tickets for all of them. Call the box office at (415) 864-3330 to check out the detai...
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Jennifer Higdon's "Dance Card" has its world premiere last week with the New Century Chamber Orchestra.
The New Century Chamber Orchestra closed out their season with music written for dance, including a world premiere commission from composer Jennifer Higdon above. Like much of Higdon's music, the five-movement Dance Card was ...
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Opera Parallèle presented Peter Maxwell Davies' 1979 one-act opera "The Lighthouse" this month with some amazing musicians, including David Cushing as a religious fanatic with an incredibly beautiful bass voice.
The brilliant British composer Peter Maxwell Davies died two months ago at the age of 81, and in a bit of accidental synchronicity Opera Parallèle presented his best-known operatic work, The Lighthouse, earlier this month at ...
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The drug dealers, crazy street people, and thieves' market surrounding the escalator at 8th, Market & Grove has been emptied of its usual denizens by blasting classical chamber music over loudspeakers all day.
Walking home from the Civic Center Farmers' Market a couple of Sundays ago, I heard a Mozart string quintet being blasted from what sounded like a boombox, a surrealistic sound for the location. This was at the corner of 8th ...
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Scrumbly Koldewyn's new "Weimar Berlin Kabarett" musical at the Hypnodrome is quite something.
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Ich Bin Ein Berliner is the first song at a newly imagined Weimar era cabaret at the Hypnodrome, with Zelda Koznofski singing the catchy tune while playing the seen-it-all, done-it-all emcee for the evening. The Untamed Stag...
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The Amazons in the Fortunate Isles
The 1679 Italian opera Le Amazzoni nelle Isole Fortunate (The Amazons in the Fortunate Isles) , written by Carlo Pallavicino for a Venetian nobleman's outdoor estate, was performed at the Marines' Memorial Theater over the weekend. The "modern world premier...
The 1679 Italian opera Le Amazzoni nelle Isole Fortunate (The Amazons in the Fortunate Isles), written by Carlo Pallavicino for a Venetian nobleman's outdoor estate, was performed at the Marines' Memorial Theater over the wee...
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SF Opera Summer Preview
The San Francisco Opera is presenting three of my all-time favorite works this summer and they are offering a 30% discount offer if you buy tickets for all of them . Call the box office at (415) 864-3330 to check out the details. I heartily recommend that y...
The San Francisco Opera is presenting three of my all-time favorite works this summer and they are offering a 30% discount offer if you buy tickets for all of them. Call the box office at (415) 864-3330 to check out the detai...
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Delight in Dancing
The New Century Chamber Orchestra closed out their season with music written for dance, including a world premiere commission from composer Jennifer Higdon above. Like much of Higdon's music, the five-movement Dance Card was easily accessible and enjoyable ...
The New Century Chamber Orchestra closed out their season with music written for dance, including a world premiere commission from composer Jennifer Higdon above. Like much of Higdon's music, the five-movement Dance Card was ...
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Davies' The Lighthouse from Opera Parallèle
The brilliant British composer Peter Maxwell Davies died two months ago at the age of 81, and in a bit of accidental synchronicity Opera Parallèle presented his best-known operatic work, The Lighthouse , earlier this month at the Z Space theater. Davies' pr...
The brilliant British composer Peter Maxwell Davies died two months ago at the age of 81, and in a bit of accidental synchronicity Opera Parallèle presented his best-known operatic work, The Lighthouse, earlier this month at ...
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Burger King Classic Aggression
Walking home from the Civic Center Farmers' Market a couple of Sundays ago, I heard a Mozart string quintet being blasted from what sounded like a boombox, a surrealistic sound for the location. This was at the corner of 8th & Market and Grove & Larkin wher...
Walking home from the Civic Center Farmers' Market a couple of Sundays ago, I heard a Mozart string quintet being blasted from what sounded like a boombox, a surrealistic sound for the location. This was at the corner of 8th ...
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The Untamed Stage
Ich Bin Ein Berliner is the first song at a newly imagined Weimar era cabaret at the Hypnodrome, with Zelda Koznofski singing the catchy tune while playing the seen-it-all, done-it-all emcee for the evening. The Untamed Stage is the latest original musical ...
Ich Bin Ein Berliner is the first song at a newly imagined Weimar era cabaret at the Hypnodrome, with Zelda Koznofski singing the catchy tune while playing the seen-it-all, done-it-all emcee for the evening. The Untamed Stag...
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