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June 2017

Jun 11 SUN

Opera in the Park

Time: TBA
Location: Civic Park, Broadway & Civic, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE

Festival Opera's only FREE concert of the year is back in Walnut Creek! Mark your calendar for early June as featured soloists and the Festival Opera Chorus combine for a fun-filled afternoon for the entire family. So, get ready to dust off your blanket and watch this space for more information as artists and selections are confirmed.

Jun 24 Sat

Opening Night: Pagliacci/The Seven Deadly Sins

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: TBA

Festival Opera's 2017 season opens with an exciting double-barreled program featuring Ruggero Leoncavallo's classic Pagliacci and Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's The Seven Deadly Sins. Tenor Alex Boyer and soprano Rebecca Garcia will sing the roles of Canio and Nedda in Pagliacci; both operas will be directed by Mark Foehringer. Other artists, plus ticket information, will be announced as details are finalized.

The Lesher Center is the premiere arts destination in Contra Costa County, offering next-door covered parking and easy access by BART from anywhere in the Bay Area.

Jun 25 Sun

Matinee Performance: Pagliacci/The Seven Deadly Sins

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: TBA

Festival Opera's 2017 season features an exciting double-barreled program pairing Ruggero Leoncavallo's classic Pagliacci and Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's The Seven Deadly Sins. Tenor Alex Boyer and soprano Rebecca Garcia will sing the roles of Canio and Nedda in Pagliacci; both operas will be directed by Mark Foehringer. Other artists, plus ticket information, will be announced as details are finalized.

The Lesher Center is the premiere arts destination in Contra Costa County, offering next-door covered parking and easy access by BART from anywhere in the Bay Area.

2018

TBA   TBA

World Premiere: Rated R for Rat

Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Cost: TBA

It's not too early to start thinking ahead to Festival Opera's first World Premiere: gifted young composer-in-residence Wang Jie's new chamber opera, Rated R for Rat. Billed as an eco-opera, Rated R for Rat will be conducted by maestro Michael Morgan and directed by New York-based stage director Mo Zhou. Stay tuned for artist and production information as it becomes available.