MLK Library Previews

A one-hour preview for each 2015-16 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:

  • Tosca: September 1, 2015
  • The Marriage of Figaro: November 3, 2015
  • Carmen: February 2, 2016
  • A Streetcar Named Desire: April 5, 2016

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 free preview lectures.


Sept. 1, 2015: 7-8:30 pm
425 N. Fourth Street, San Jose CA
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Sept. 8, 2015: 7:30-9 pm
Law Offices of Sheppard Mullin
379 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
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Sept. 9, 2015: 1:30-3 p.m.
Lafayette Senior Services
Lafayette Library/Learning Ctr: Arts & Sciences Room
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA
Admission: $10

Sept. 10, 2015: 7:30-9 pm
Pat Miller’s Music School
14107 Winchester Blvd
Los Gatos, CA
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For more information about the 2015-16 lecture schedule, email