← San Francisco Opera
August 27-29, 2018
Explore Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci in a 90-minute presentation by Kip Cranna.
Throughout the Bay Area.
Varies by location. Please see below.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 ($10) payable only at the door; no tickets or reservations are necessary.
For more information, contact Steve Zilles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Clifford (Kip) Cranna, Dramaturg at San Francisco Opera, has served on the staff since 1979 and was Director of Music Administration for over 30 years. In 2008 he was awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal, the company’s highest honor, and in 2012 he received the Bernard Osher Cultural Award for distinguished efforts to bring excellence to a cultural institution. He holds a B.A. in music from the University of North Dakota and a Ph.D. in musicology from Stanford University. For thirty years he was Program Editor and Lecturer for the Carmel Bach Festival. He lectures and writes frequently on music, teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory and the Fromm Institute at USF, and often moderates panel discussions such as the Opera Guild “Insights.”
Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci
September 7–30, 2018
October 3–30, 2018
June 9–27, 2019
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