MLK Library Previews

A one-hour preview for each 2014-15 production is presented free of charge at the Dr. MLK Jr. Library, in San Jose (located at the corner of Fourth and San Fernando Streets). Moderated by GD Larry Hancock, the preview includes a lecture and performances by OSJ artists.

Preview dates:

  • Rigoletto: August 26, 2014
  • The Italian Girl in Algiers: November 4, 2014
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread: January 27, 2015
  • The Magic Flute: April 7, 2015

All previews begin at 12 noon, and take place on the fifth floor of the library in the Beethoven Center.

Opera at Your Doorstep Lecture Series

Increase your understanding of opera and enjoy  upcoming Opera San José performances all the more by attending one of longtime OSJ subscriber Bradford Wade’s previews. Lectures for The Magic Flute are scheduled as follows. To reserve a seat, please send a message to

  • April 7, 2015 (Tuesday): 7:30 – 9:00pm @ Law Offices of Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton: 1080 Marsh Rd, Menlo Park. (free event!)
  • April 9, 2015 (Thursday): 7:30 – 9:00 pm @ Pat Miller’s Music School, 14107 Winchester Boulevard, Los Gatos (free event!)
  • April 14, 2015 (Tuesday): 7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Italian American Heritage Foundation, 425 North Fourth St, San Jose (free event!)