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Vengance is Mine! By Larry Hancock

Vengance is Mine! By Larry Hancock

We have very little from the Italian opera composers who were Verdi’s contemporaries. While Rossini, Bellini, and Donizetti dominated the first half of 19th-century Italy, Verdi alone dominated the second half; his contemporaries, Mercadante, Cagnoni, Ricci, and...

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Melisa Bonetti Luna is Back!

Melisa Bonetti Luna is Back!

We last saw Melisa take the stage as Stephano in our first production of the year Romeo and Juliet. Since then the mezzo-soprano has travelled all over the globe working on multiple projects. We took time to check back in with Melisa as she prepares to take on the...

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A catch up with Resident Conductor Johannes Löhner

A catch up with Resident Conductor Johannes Löhner

Johannes Löhner is a familiar face with the Opera San José audience. Having been a guest conductor during our productions of Falstaff and Tosca, Johannes returned this fall as our Conductor-in-Residence. Balancing his many responsibilities as chorus master, assistant...

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Catch up with Director-in-Residence Michelle Ainna Cuizon

Catch up with Director-in-Residence Michelle Ainna Cuizon

Since beginning her éesidency with Opera San Jose, Director-in-Resdience Michelle Ainna Cuizon has been busy to say the least. Jumping in days after arriving in California she has since directed our Resident Artist Showcase, Assisted General Driector Shawna Lucey...

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Operaville: A Barber with Style

Operaville: A Barber with Style

Click on the link below to read Operaville's review of our most recent production of The Barber of Seville https://operaville.blogspot.com/2023/11/a-barber-with-style.html  

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