Rusalka Opera Preview

June 10-12, 2019

Explore Rusalka in a 90-minute presentation by Derek Katz.

Where

Throughout the Bay Area.

Cost

Varies by location. Please see below.

Marin Chapter

Opera Preview: Rusalka

Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7:30PM

The Redwoods, 40 Camino Alto, Mill Valley

Admission ($10) payable only at the door; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

For more information, contact Francoise Stone at (415) 269-7872 or franstone@earthlink.net.

San Francisco Chapter

Opera Preview: Rusalka

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 12PM

Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco

Free, no reservations required.

For more information, contact the Opera Guild at (415) 565-3280 or jmorris@sfopera.com.

Peninsula Chapter

Opera Preview: Rusalka

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7:30PM

First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, Chapel, 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto

Admission ($10) payable only at the door; no tickets or reservations are necessary. 

For more information, contact Karen Burtness Prak at (650) 329-1374 or operanutsfog13@gmail.com.

San Jose Chapter

Opera Preview: Rusalka

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10AM

Addison-Penzak JCC Silicon Valley, 14855 Oka Road, Suite 201, Los Gatos

Free to San Jose Opera Guild and JCC members, $10 for general public. Admission payable only at the door; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

For more information, contact Steve Zilles at steve@zilles.org.

East Bay Chapter

Opera Preview: Rusalka

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 8PM

Lafayette Community Hall, 3491 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette

$10 per lecture, or $50 for six lectures. Admission payable only at the door; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Green Sah at (510) 338-0181 or egreensah2001@yahoo.com.

Your Speaker

Derek Katz is an Associate Professor of Music History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he received his PhD in 2000. He also holds a degree from Harvard, and has studied at The Free University of Berlin on a Fulbright Fellowship. A specialist in Czech music, he has published articles in Musical Quarterly and multiple Czech journals, as well as chapters in Nineteenth Century Chamber Music (Schirmer, 1998), and in Janáček and His World (Princeton, 2003). His book Janáček Beyond the Borders was published by the University of Rochester Press in 2009. His more recent work deals with institutional support for professional string quartets in the United States in the mid-20th Century. Katz has also written for The New York Times and the San Francisco Opera and spoken at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. He is an enthusiastic amateur violist and chamber music player.

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