Romeo and Juliet Opera Previews

August 26-28, 2019

Explore Romeo and Juliet in a 90-minute presentation by Timothy Flynn.

Where

Throughout the Bay Area.

Cost

Varies by location. Please see below.

Marin Chapter

Opera Preview: Romeo and Juliet

Monday, August 26, 2019 at 5:30PM

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: Romeo and Juliet

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10AM

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: Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8AM

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: Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:30PM

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

 

A native of the Washington D. C. area, Timothy Flynn received his undergraduate degree from George Mason University (Virginia) and his Masters and Ph.D. in musicology from Northwestern University (IL).  Dr. Flynn has served as Chair of Performing Arts at Olivet College, where he has conducted the choral ensembles on their tours throughout Michigan and to Chicago, Illinois and Stratford, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Toronto, ON.  He has also led and directed the college’s various operas and musicals.  He teaches courses in music history, music theory and ethnomusicology, as well as interdisciplinary courses focusing on the visual arts, music, and civilization studies. As an organist he has given recitals in Rome, Florence, Paris, and the South of France.  Dr. Flynn is also an active choral conductor, and in addition to leading his choirs in church performances in Ontario has performed with them at the Vatican and the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, at the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, and at the Basilica of Saint Mark in Florence. A frequent presenter at academic conferences, Dr. Flynn has presented his scholarship on the music of Charles Gounod at the International Biennial Conference of Nineteenth Century Music at University College, Dublin (Ireland) and his research on the writings of Camille Saint-Saens at a similar conference at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a published composer of many choral and organ works and of scholarly monographs on both Camille Saint-Saens (2003) and Charles Francois Gounod (2009).