Opera San Jos_ Announces 2005-06 Season

Classic Arts News   Opera San Jos_ Announces 2005-06 Season
 
Opera San Jos_'s 2005-06 season will include a production of Robert Ward's The Crucible and recitals by Frederica von Stade and Thomas Hampson, the company announced.

Ward's 1961 adaptation of Arthur Miller's play will open the season in September. Anthony Quartuccio will conduct; Timothy Near is the director.

The season also includes productions of Verdi's Un ballo in maschera, Puccini's La bohme, and Mozart's Don Giovanni.

The company will also host a duo recital by von Stade and baritone Samuel Ramey on April 4, 2006, and a recital by Hampson on June 3.

Founded in 1988, Opera San Jos_ moved to the newly renovated California Theatre last fall. The company is unusual in that it maintains a resident company of young singers, rather than hiring soloists on a freelance basis.


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