16. July 2017 · 2 comments · Categories: Opera · Tags:

Dan and I had a great time at our local park, hearing three singers from Opera San José. Bravi tutti to Katharine Gunnink, Mason Gates and Colin Ramsey, and the wonderful pianist Veronika Agranov-Dafoe. Veronika’s daughter Miranda did the page turning … something I’ve vowed NEVER to do after having done it once. It’s too stressful! I’d rather play an oboe solo.

Here are a few photos. I wound up with a pole right in my way, but so it goes ….

16. July 2017 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

Eriks Esenvalds: Trinity Te Deum
UNT A Cappella Choir; Allen Hightower, Conductor; Robert Garrison,Amanda Bateman, Harold Sedano, trumpets; Daniel Chevallier, Carlito Chavez, Ross Shone, trombones; Leanna Johnson, harp; Michael Crawford, timpani

16. July 2017 · Comments Off on A Nice Day for a Picnic · Categories: Concert Announcements, Opera

Today is going to be one hot day here in San Jose. I suggest heading out to Bramhall Park (Willow Street Park to us oldsters) to enjoy some opera later on today. I’m hopeful that it will be cooling off by then.

Sunday, July 16, 2017: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pack a picnic basket and some lawn chairs! OSJ residents and guest artists will present a free concert featuring highlights from the upcoming 2017-18 season at Willow Glen’s Bramhall Park, located at 1320 Willow Street in San Jose.

16. July 2017 · Comments Off on Sunday Morning Music · Categories: Sunday Morning Music

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Mass in Eb, Cantus Missae
UNT A Cappella Choir; Richard Sparks, Conductor