Opera San José has launched a new corporate concert series called Arias in the Office. This is a fun and easy concert experience tailored to the active, creative companies in Silicon Valley. These concerts feature professional singers from OSJ’s resident company who will perform operatic arias and ensembles to engage, inspire, and introduce the art form to Silicon Valley employees. “The idea is to bring what we do to people who are fans and to people who’ve never heard opera,” says Aaron Nicholson, OSJ’s director of marketing and development. OSJ will provide singers and an accompanist for 40-minute concerts designed to pop-up on any corporate campus location. These sponsored concerts are provided at no cost to the company and require little set-up time. OSJ will also provide the company with preview materials that can be disseminated to employees announcing the concert along with information about OSJ.
Arias in the Office officially kicked off on August 1st with a concert at Adobe, followed by a concert at Oracle on August 2 and another at Nvidia on August 3. OSJ will also take Arias in the Office to Cisco, Applied Materials, SmartMod, and other Silicon Valley companies in Fall 2017. (Listen to a story broadcast by KQED radio of the Adobe performance).
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Photos from Cisco performance: 09/20/17
Photos from Applied Materials performance: 09/18/17
Photos from WeWork performance: 09/13/17
Photos from Nvidia performance: 08/03/17
Photos from Oracle performance: 08/02/17
Contact OSJ marketing/development director Aaron Nicholson if interested in having singers visit your corporate campus.
Arias in the Office supported, in part, by a Cultural Affairs grant from the City of San José.