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June 2016

June 26 Sun

Opera in the Park

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Central Park, Bollinger Canyon & Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon, CA
Cost: FREE

Opera in the Park heads south this year, to the amphitheater of San Ramon's Central Park, at Bollinger Canyon Road and Alcosta Boulevard. Join us for a free, family-friendly summer concert featuring Festival Opera solo artists singing favorite arias and familiar pops. Kids, don't miss the Childrens' Activity Booth with lots of fun opera-related activities! Take I-680 to Bollinger Canyon Road, then head east to Alcosta Blvd. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of fine music!

August 2016

Aug 5 Fri

Opening Night Dinner

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $100/person

Make Opening Night an evening to remember with a pre-performance catered dinner just steps away from the theater. Meet librettist/stage director Josh Shaw, the creative force behind one of the most innovative and talked-about opera stagings in recent years: Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio as a parody of Star Trek. Also meet special guest artist, Festival Opera's first composer in residence, Wang Jie. Seating is limited, so reserve early to ensure your place at this exclusive pre-curtain event. Order tickets from the box office (510.444.0802).

Aug 5 Fri

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.

Aug 6 Sat

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.

Aug 8 Mon

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.

Aug 9 Tue

W. A. Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio

Time: 2:00 p.m. (matinee)
Location: Regents' Theatre
                Valley Center for the Performing Arts
                Holy Names University
                3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602
Cost: $40–$85

Festival Opera's 2016 mainstage offering is the opera that began our 25-year (and counting!) history in Walnut Creek: Wolfgang Mozart's Abduction From the Seraglio. It's been updated since 1991, however, and you won't want to miss Abduction as you've never seen it before. Watch the website for information on ticket availability.