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Upcoming Events

March 2019

Mar 21 Thu

Dreaming Under a Starry Sky —
Shana Blake Hill in Recital

Time: 7:30 p.m
Location: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $40 adult/$20 student

Soprano Shana Blake Hill returns to Festival Opera, singing the works of Handel, Fauré, Dvorak, Ricky Ian Gordon, Carlisle Floyd and more, accompanied by Victoria Kirsch

An alumna of Los Angeles Opera's Resident Artist Program, Ms. Hill made her Festival Opera debut in 2018 as Tosca in Love, Lust & Laughter. She has performed with LA Opera, Dayton Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Pacifi c, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Seattle Symphony and many others. In partnership with the Contra Costa School for the Performing Arts, exceptional vocal students have been selected to precede her performance.

Tickets are available online from the Lesher Center Box Office, or by calling 925.943.SHOW

May 2019

May 28 Tue

Artist Recital Series —
Zachary Gordin in Recital

Time: 7:30 p.m
Location: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $40 adult/$20 student

Baritone Zachary Gordin presents a program of works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Duke, Joseph Marx, Reynaldo Hahn, and others, accompanied by Bryan Nies.

Mr. Gordin made his Festival Opera debut in 2006 as Angelotti in Tosca, and was most recently seen as Schaunard (La Bohème) and Frank (Die Fledermaus) in Love, Lust & Laughter in the 2018 season. He is a member of the voice faculty at Sonoma State University and artistic director at Festival Opera.

Tickets will go on sale soon; watch this space.