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SF Opera Preview at Holy Names University

November 11, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Visit Holy Names University in the beautiful Oakland Hills for a free preview of the San Francisco Opera’s fall production of La Bohème – Puccini’s tale of intense passion and youthful idealism. Special guests from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music will perform and comment on musical excerpts from La Bohème. Moreover, an accomplished scholar will enlighten us about the historical context and dramatic twists-and-turns in the making of this great classic. The 75-minute lecture & music program will be followed by a reception at which you can meet the performers and speakers. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity!


* Curt Pajer (piano), Opera Program Music Director, SF Conservatory of Music

* Patrick Lloyd Hatcher, Ph.D., emeritus professor of history, UC Berkeley

* Additional performers from the SF Conservatory of Music


* 5:30-7:00 PM  Lecture, musical performances, and Q&A

* 7:00-7:30 PM  Reception


FREE and open to the public.

Click here for information on and directions to the Valley Center for the Performing Arts. For additional inquiries, please contact Professor Chiho Sawada (sawada@hnu.edu).

Presented by the Asia Pacific Peace Studies Institute (APPSI) and Integrative Studies Across Cultures (ISAC) Program at Holy Names University, in partnership with the SF Opera and San Francisco Conservatory of Music.


November 11, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:


Asia Pacific Peace Studies Institute


Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, 94619
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