Opera Previews: In-Depth Explorations

2013-2014 Season
 
Mephistopheles Simon Williams
Dolores Claiborne Lynne Morrow
Falstaff Alexandra Amati-Camperi
The Flying Dutchman Stephen Hinton
Show Boat Oliver Prezant
   
   


EAST BAY CHAPTER
September 4, 2013 Mephistopheles
September 11, 2013 Dolores Claiborne
October 2, 2013 Falstaff
October 16,2013 The Flying Dutchman
May 28, 2014 Show Boat
 
LOCATION: New location, courtesy of the Friends of the Lafayette Library and Learning Center: Community Hall, Lafayette Library & Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA.
*Reservations are required for The Flying Dutchman lecture, as it will be held in the smaller Arts & Sciences Room.
TIME: Lectures held at 8pm
ADMISSION: $40 for the series of 5 lectures; $10 per single lecture. Except for The Flying Dutchman lecture, reservations and prepayment are not required but are helpful to speed up check-in. For The Flying Dutchman lecture, reservations are required and prepayment is requested.
FOR RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION: Contact Brad Wade at operaphile@earthlink.net or (925) 945-7347. For prepayment, please send check, payable to SFOG, EBC, to Clyde Allen, 1463 Indian Head Circle, Clayton, CA 94517. When sending a check for single lectures, please specify for which particular lecture.
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MARIN CHAPTER
September 5, 2013 Mephistopheles
September 9, 2013 Dolores Claiborne
September 30, 2013 Falstaff
October 14, 2013 The Flying Dutchman
May 29, 2014 Show Boat

LOCATION: Villa Marin, 100 Thorndale Drive, San Rafael, CA, 94903
TIME: Lectures held at 8pm preceded at 7:30pm by complimentary refreshments
ADMISSION: $12 single lecture/ $10 members, or $40 for the series. If you wish to prepay, please send a check for singles at $12 (members $10) to Anne Zucchi, 596 Riviera Circle, Larkspur, CA 94939. Tickets will also be available at the door.   

FOR INFORMATION: Contact Tenki Davis at (415) 457-1118 or t4tenki@comcast.net
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PENINSULA CHAPTER
September 10, 2013 Dolores Claiborne
May 27, 2014 Show Boat
 
LOCATION: Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA
TIME: 7:30pm
ADMISSION: $10 per single lecture. 
FOR INFORMATION: Contact Karen Burtness Prak at (650) 329-1374 or operanut13@gmail.com
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SAN FRANCISCO CHAPTER
September 4, 2013 Mephistopheles
September 11, 2013 Dolores Claiborne
October 2, 2013 Falstaff
October 16, 2013 The Flying Dutchman
May 28, 2014 Show Boat
 
LOCATION: Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, New Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA
TIME: 12pm
ADMISSION: Free
FOR INFORMATION: Contact Kelly Dewees at (415) 565-3280 or email kdewees@sfopera.com

 
SAN JOSE OPERA GUILD
September 3, 2013 Mephistopheles
September 10, 2013 Dolores Claiborne
October 1, 2013 Falstaff
October 15, 2013 The Flying Dutchman
May 27, 2014 Show Boat
  
LOCATIONS: Fall location - Addison-Penzak JCC Silicon Valley, 14855 Oka Road, Suite 201, Los Gatos, CA
Summer location - Saratoga Foothill Club, 20399 Park Place, Saratoga, CA
TIME: 10am
ADMISSION: Fall lectures: free to San Jose Opera Guild and JCC members, $10 for everyone else
Summer lectures: $10 at the door for everyone

FOR INFORMATION: Contact Steve Zilles at steve@zilles.org
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