Season 2011

Our 2011 Season Includes

Carmen by Georges Bizet in March

An evening with Justin San Miguel, guitar and voice concert

Two One Act Operas: Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini and Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo

  • June 10 (8:00pm) 12 (2:00pm) 17 (7:30pm), 18 (7:30pm),  24 (7:30pm),  25 (7:30pm), July 2 (7:30pm) at the Mira Theatre, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590
  • July 10 (2:00pm) at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94709

Norma by Vincenzo Bellini

  • August 14, (2:00pm) at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94709
  • August 19 (8:00pm), 20 (7:30pm), 21 (2:00pm), 26 (8:00pm), 27 (7:30pm)  and 28 (2:00pm) at the Mira Theatre, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590
  • September 11, at the Church of the Valley, 350 North Orchard Ave., Vacaville, CA 95688

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner

  • October 8 (7:30pm), Pacifica Performances, Sanchez Concert Hall, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica 94044
  • October 15 (7:30pm), 16 (2:00pm), 22 (7:30pm), and 23 (2:00pm) at the Mira Theatre, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590 

(Subject to change)

  • Norma Gallery 2011 Featured Photo Gallery Norma Gallery 2011 Norma Gallery 2011

    These are photos taken during Verismo Opera's production of Norma by Vincenzo Bellini, August 2011. More »

  • Das Rheingold Performance Information Featured Article Das Rheingold Performance Information Das Rheingold Performance Information

    Tickets & information: Pacific Performances (650) 335-1882, Mira Theatre (707) 552-0400, Hillside Club 707-864-5508 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Conductor, Michael... More »

  • Carmen Press Release Featured Article Carmen Press Release Carmen Press Release

    Verismo Opera presents Carmen by Georges Bizet Tickets & information: 707-864-5508 Stage Director, Fred Winthrop, Conductor, Michael Shahani Piano and Chamber... More »

  • Das Rheingold Gallery 2011 Featured Photo Gallery Das Rheingold Gallery 2011 Das Rheingold Gallery 2011

     These are photos taken during performances of Verismo Opera's production of Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner, October through November 2011. More »

  • An Evening with Justin San Miguel Featured Article An Evening with Justin San Miguel An Evening with Justin San Miguel

    Verismo Opera Presents An evening with Justin San Miguel Guitar and Voice   Saturday, Feb. 19th, 7:30pm Bay Terrace Theater 51 Daniels Dr., Vallejo, CA 94589 For... More »

  • Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci Cast Featured Article Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci Cast Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci Cast

    Cast for Gianni Schicchi Gianni Schicchi: John Minagro, Roger Smith Lauretta: Eliza O'Malley, Naomi Silva, Cover Marisa Lenhardt Zita: Marney Margules, Marsha... More »

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Das Rheingold Performance Information Last Updated on 2017-03-21 01:11:04 Tickets & information: Pacific Performances (650) 335-1882, Mira Theatre (707) 552-0400, Hillside Club 707-864-5508 Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop and Conductor, Michael Shahani Piano and Chamber Orchestra Das Rheingold begins on an E-flat chord on the banks of the Rhine, where three lovely maidens guard the sacred river's magical gold. The shrewd dwarf Alberich, enraged by the Rhinemaidens’ scorn, steals the precious metal and forges a ring that gives its bearer unimaginable power. The struggle for its possession drives the amazing Ring Cycle, in which the stakes—control of the entire world—could not be higher. More »
Norma Press Release Last Updated on 2017-03-19 19:41:15 Verismo Opera Presents Norma by Vincenzo Bellini Tickets & information: Mira Theatre (707) 552-0400, Hillside Club 707-864-5508 Stage Director and Conductor, Frederick Winthrop Piano and Chamber Orchestra   Norma, a bel canto masterpiece, is a passionate tale of love and betrayal, featuring some of opera's greatest hits, such as Casta Diva. It is a striking exploration of one woman's emotional journey from heartbreak and fury to honor and nobility. Torn apart by her passion for a man who no longer loves her, Norma struggles between adhering to honor and succumbing to revenge.   Performance Schedule and Tickets Cast List More »
Two One-Act Operas: Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini and Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo Last Updated on 2017-03-19 19:15:45 Verismo Opera Presents Two One-Act Operas: Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini and Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo Tickets & information: Mira Theatre (707) 552-0400, Hillside Club (510) 848-3227 Gianni Schicchi: Stage Director, MaryAnne Stanislaw, Conductor, Vismaya Lhi Pagliacci: Stage Director, Frederick Winthrop, Conductor, Curt Pajer Piano and Chamber Orchestra   Enjoy a comedic romp through Gianni Schicci with a cunning con artist that tricks the greedy Donati family who try to gain control of their dying relative's estate. Laugh and weep with Canio, the clown, over the tragedy of a star-crossed love triangle in Pagliacci. Both operas are full of gorgeous and well-known music, such as: O mio babbino caro and Vesti la giubba (the clown who cries behind his makeup). Mira Theatre Guild, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590 Fri. June 10, 8:00pm Sunday, June 12,... More »
Carmen Press Release Last Updated on 2017-03-19 19:14:53 Verismo Opera presents Carmen by Georges Bizet Tickets & information: 707-864-5508 Stage Director, Fred Winthrop, Conductor, Michael Shahani Piano and Chamber Orchestra Company Information http://www.verismoopera.org   Hear songs you’ve heard all of your life on the radio, TV, and the movies. Carmen, thick with passion, love, and betrayal is one of the world’s most loved operas with some of the most memorable music. Set in the city of Seville in the 1800’s, the seductive Carmen lures Don José away from his fiancée and his regiment. His infatuation with the fiery and beautiful gypsy soon turns to madness when Carmen’s unfaithful ways lead her to fall for the dashing toreador Escamillo. Will Carmen cause the downfall of all men who cross her path or will she meet a fateful end? Performance Schedule and Tickets Cast List More »
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