Friday, January 08, 2016

West Edge Summer Festival 2016

WEST EDGE OPERA ANNOUNCES REPERTOIRE FOR 2016 FESTIVAL


November 23, BERKELEY, CA –  West Edge Opera will present its complete 2016 Festival at Oakland’s abandoned Train Station, July 30 through August 14. Under the combined artistic leadership of General/Artistic Director Mark Streshinsky and Music Director Jonathan Khuner, the Festival’s three operas will be Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen, Thomas Adés’ Powder Her Face, and Handel’s Agrippina. Exact dates, casting and ticket information will be announced at a later date. For more information go to westedgeopera.org or call (510) 841-1903.

A not-for-profit performing arts organization, West Edge Opera (formerly Berkeley Opera) was founded in 1979 by Richard Goodman. Music Director Jonathan Khuner led the company from 1994-2009, when he was joined by Mark Streshinsky as Artistic Director, now General Director. West Edge Opera believes that everyone, regardless of age, circumstance or background, can discover the excitement and relevance of opera in their lives. The company looks at the art form through a new lens, re-imagining tradition to connect with a modern audience and create innovative experiences of the highest quality that respect the original spirit of the work.

This is a press release.

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