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March 4, 2019
A new opera by Jake Heggie is the jewel of the 2019 Merola season.
February 26, 2019
And a commission from Caroline Shaw, and a slew of famous soloists …
Feature Article
February 26, 2019

Berlioz’s mammoth work has undergone something of a revival. Singers Brandon Jovanovich and Christian Van Horn share their experiences from three recent productions.

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Artist Spotlight
February 26, 2019

The composer/guitarist’s Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) premieres with the LA Phil’s New Music Group.

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Opera Review
February 26, 2019

The operatic adaptation of E.M. Forster’s novel boasts some winning songs, well-delivered. But is that enough?

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Opera Review
February 26, 2019

Rod Gilfry takes an astonishing solo turn in the West Coast premiere of David Lang’s new opera.

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Recital Review
February 22, 2019

With Songplay, the mezzo-soprano and an impressive jazz combo pull off a seriously difficult magic trick.

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February 19, 2019
The intrepid group presents Handel’s Acis and Galatea for free at three venues around the Bay.
Feature Article
February 19, 2019

The history of French opera begins not in Paris but at that infamous royal residence.

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Opera Review
February 19, 2019

The Bay Area premiere of Verdi’s family tragedy does a neglected score justice.

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