Opera for the People

Orpheus in the Underworld, by Jacques Offenbach
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Orpheus in the Underworld, by Jacques offenbach

'The Gods Do the Can-Can'

Classical mythology is turned upside down.  Orpheus, the greatest of all musicians, takes the red eye to Hades to rescue his beloved Eurydice.  But he becomes bored with her, and his violin playing drives her crazy!  Only the gods and goddesses can save the day, by dancing the can-can.  Once unleashed upon the world, the can-can becomes popular with performers of - ahem - a more worldly nature.

"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".

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Dances for Camera
星期六, 2017年4月29日, 2:30 pm
Main 總圖書館, Koret 禮堂
Musical Outdoor Storytime
星期二, 2017年5月2日, 10:30 am
Free karaoke evening at Ingleside Library!
星期五, 2017年5月5日, 3:30 pm
Ingleside 分館, Ingleside 分館會議室

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Smithsonian Global Sound eMusic Collection
星期三, 2017年5月24日, 6:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, 電腦培訓中心
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