Hansel and Gretel Opera Previews

November 4-6, 2019

Explore Hansel and Gretel in a 90-minute presentation by Simon Williams.

Where

Throughout the Bay Area.

Cost

Varies by location. Please see below.

Marin Chapter

Opera Preview: Hansel and Gretel

Monday, November 4, 2019 at 7:30PM

The Redwoods, 40 Camino Alto, Mill Valley

No reservations. $10 per lecture, payable only at the door.

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

San Francisco Chapter

Opera Preview: Hansel and Gretel

Tuesday, November 5, 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.

San Jose Chapter

Opera Preview: Hansel and Gretel

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10AM

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

Free to San Jose Opera Guild and JCC members. No reservations. $10 per lecture for general public, payable only at the door.

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

East Bay Chapter

Opera Preview: Hansel and Gretel

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 7:30PM

Don Tatzin Community Hall, 3491 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette

No reservations. $10 per lecture, payable only at the door.

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

YOUR SPEAKER

Dr. Simon Williams, emeritus professor in the Department of Theater and Dance at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an active director of both opera and spoken drama, is internationally recognized as an authority on the history of acting and Shakespearean performance, on opera as drama, and on the history of operatic staging.  He has lectured worldwide on Wagner, served for several years as lecturer for English-speaking audiences at the Bayreuth Festival, and has spoken on a wide range of operas at both opera houses and opera guilds worldwide.  He is principal speaker at the annual exciting Opera at Oakhurst weekend in the California Sierras has authored four books on German theater (two on of them on Wagner) as well as serving as co-editor of the first English-language History of German Theatre, and chief editor of the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stage Actors and Acting