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Some of my favorite things at the Merola Grand Finale 2016 last Saturday...
The Merola Program, San Francisco's summer opera boot camp for aspiring young professionals from around the globe, wrapped up its season with their annual Grand Finale concert at the San Francisco Opera House last Saturday. 2...
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Mission District families are being encouraged by new signage on MUNI to take the 14 Rapid to the "New San Francisco of Modern Art." This is hilarious on all kinds of levels.
Long ago in 2010 I wrote a post about a photography exhibit at SFMOMA devoted to Henri Cartier-Bresson, and received an email from the museum requesting that I take down a few photos which were under some serious copyright re...
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West Edge Opera's "Agrippina" was a delightful, funny production of an early Handel opera about Roman royalty behaving badly.
The two-week American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy wrapped up last weekend with a flurry of concerts that included the U.S. premiere of Handel’s 1734 Parnasso in festa, written as a nuptial celebration piece for England...
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The ferryboat ride from Oakland to San Francisco in late afternoon light was breathtaking.
After The Cunning Little Vixen matinee with West Edge Opera in Oakland, I returned to San Francisco on the public ferryboat from Jack London Square... …which involved great people watching… …close-up views of container ship...
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"The Cunning Little Vixen," presented by West Edge Opera, was one of the most musically beautiful performances I have ever heard, lush and transparent and idiomatic. Congratulations to the company and Khuner the conductor on tackling such an ambitious opera.
Leoš Janáček's 1923 opera about the cycle of life and death in a Bohemian forest, complete with anthropomorphic animal characters, is a tricky opera to pull off, partly because the moods are so quicksilver as is the music. We...
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Hanging out with wildlife on the SF Bay while traveling by ferryboat to West Edge Opera's production of the Janacek opera "The Cunning Little Vixen."
Taking a boat from the San Francisco Ferry Building to Oakland’s Jack London Square is a delightful day trip. I rode the ferryboat Sunday afternoon to attend The Cunning Little Vixen, Leoš Janáček's 1923 opera about animals ...
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Merola Grand Finale 2016
The Merola Program, San Francisco's summer opera boot camp for aspiring young professionals from around the globe, wrapped up its season with their annual Grand Finale concert at the San Francisco Opera House last Saturday. 23 vocalists sang arias and duets...
The Merola Program, San Francisco's summer opera boot camp for aspiring young professionals from around the globe, wrapped up its season with their annual Grand Finale concert at the San Francisco Opera House last Saturday. 2...
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San Francisco of Modern Art
Long ago in 2010 I wrote a post about a photography exhibit at SFMOMA devoted to Henri Cartier-Bresson, and received an email from the museum requesting that I take down a few photos which were under some serious copyright restrictions from the Carter-Bress...
Long ago in 2010 I wrote a post about a photography exhibit at SFMOMA devoted to Henri Cartier-Bresson, and received an email from the museum requesting that I take down a few photos which were under some serious copyright re...
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A Weekend of Handel
The two-week American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy wrapped up last weekend with a flurry of concerts that included the U.S. premiere of Handel’s 1734 Parnasso in festa , written as a nuptial celebration piece for England’s Princess Anne and Prince Wil...
The two-week American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy wrapped up last weekend with a flurry of concerts that included the U.S. premiere of Handel’s 1734 Parnasso in festa, written as a nuptial celebration piece for England...
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The Voyage Home
After The Cunning Little Vixen matinee with West Edge Opera in Oakland, I returned to San Francisco on the public ferryboat from Jack London Square... …which involved great people watching… …close-up views of container ships and adorable tugboats. Why hasn’...
After The Cunning Little Vixen matinee with West Edge Opera in Oakland, I returned to San Francisco on the public ferryboat from Jack London Square... …which involved great people watching… …close-up views of container ship...
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The Cunning Little Vixen
Leoš Janáček's 1923 opera about the cycle of life and death in a Bohemian forest, complete with anthropomorphic animal characters, is a tricky opera to pull off, partly because the moods are so quicksilver as is the music. West Edge Opera's production at th...
Leoš Janáček's 1923 opera about the cycle of life and death in a Bohemian forest, complete with anthropomorphic animal characters, is a tricky opera to pull off, partly because the moods are so quicksilver as is the music. We...
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The Cunning Little Seagull
Taking a boat from the San Francisco Ferry Building to Oakland’s Jack London Square is a delightful day trip. I rode the ferryboat Sunday afternoon to attend The Cunning Little Vixen , Leoš Janáček's 1923 opera about animals and humans in a Bohemian forest,...
Taking a boat from the San Francisco Ferry Building to Oakland’s Jack London Square is a delightful day trip. I rode the ferryboat Sunday afternoon to attend The Cunning Little Vixen, Leoš Janáček's 1923 opera about animals ...
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