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Upcoming Events

August 2016

Aug 5 Fri

Opening Night Dinner

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $100/person

Make Opening Night an evening to remember with a pre-performance catered dinner just steps away from the theater. Meet librettist/stage director Josh Shaw, the creative force behind one of the most innovative and talked-about opera stagings in recent years: Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio as a parody of Star Trek. Seating is limited, so reserve early to ensure your place at this exclusive pre-curtain event. Order tickets from the box office (510.444.0802).

Aug 5 Fri

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.

Aug 6 Sat

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.

Aug 8 Mon

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.

Aug 9 Tue

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 2:00 p.m. (matinee)
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.

October 2016

Oct 9 Sun

Rated R for Rat -- Workshop Performance

Time: TBA.
Location: Osher Salon
                San Francisco Conservatory of Music
                50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Cost: TBA

Hear an exclusive workshop preview of gifted composer Wang Jie's new chamber opera, Rated R for Rat, slated to receive its World Premiere at Festival Opera in November 2017. Ticket information to be announced.

December 2016

Dec 8 Wed

2016 Holiday Gala

Time: TBA.
Location: Scott's Seafood, 1333 N. California Blvd., Walnut Creek
Cost: TBA

Save the date for the 2016 Festival Opera Holiday Gala, returning this year to Scott's Seafood Restaurant in downtown Walnut Creek. Be there as Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Susanne Mentzer, SF Opera mezzo Catherine Cook, and SF Opera cellist Emil Miland join us for an evening of music and merriment that promises to be one of our greatest Holiday Galas ever, complete with cocktail hour, elegant dining, live and silent auctions, and — of course! — sparkling entertainment. Accompanied by pianist Chun Mei Wilson.