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.
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.