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 ….


  1. patti with an i

    Ditto on the page turning! I have done it often, and am good at it, and I hate it. The acute awareness, every second, of how easily you could do something to foul up someone else’s performance, is quite oppressive and nerve-wracking.

  2. Yep. I’ve not done it often and never will! It’s just too stressful!