Opera for the people

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The Tales of Hoffman, by Jacques Offenbach

'A Tale of Three Women'

E.T.A. Hoffman (author of 'The Nutcracker') recalls his three tragic loves: Olympia the mechanical doll; Guilietta the greedy courtesan; and the genuinely good Antonia, who dies despite being treated by 'Dr. Miracle'.  When the drunk Hoffman's current flame Stella appears, he sees her as the embodiment of 'The Three'.  And he rejects her! 

SF Opera is performing The Tales of Hoffmann from June 5 through July 6.  Go see the opera with your newfound knowledge!

"Opera for the People" is a lecture series run by Larry Oppenheim.  He is President of the Kensington Symphony Orchestra in the East Bay, where he is co-principal oboe and solo English horn.  He also writes the program notes.  Larry's goal is to make classical music more enjoyable and accessible to "all the people".


Celebrate Bernal's 75th Anniversary!
星期六, 2015年10月10日, 1:30 pm
Bernal Heights 分館, Bernal Heights 公眾範圍
Opera for the People
星期二, 2015年10月13日, 7:00 pm
Noe Valley 分館, Noe Valley 分館會議室
Bernal Jazz Quartet
星期三, 2015年10月14日, 6:30 pm
Bernal Heights 分館, Bernal Heights 分館會議室



LA BELLE HÉLÈNE by Offenbach
星期四, 2015年10月29日, 6:30 pm
West Portal 分館, West Portal 兒童室開放時間