2020 Season

Welcome to Festival Opera’s 2020 Season.

Mainstage Productions

George Bizet’s CARMEN
July 10 & 12, 2020
Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek
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A Jake Heggie Triptych
   At the Statue of Venus
   Camille Claudel: Into the Fire
   For a Look or a Touch

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek
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Artist Recital Series

Renée Rapier, mezzo-soprano
Robert Mollicone, piano
Nuit d’Espagne

Sunday, January 12, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Piedmont Center for the Arts

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Carrie Hennessey, soprano
Jennifer Reason, piano
And Yet She Persisted…

Sunday, March 22, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Piedmont Center for the Arts

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Lila Khazoum, soprano
Alexander Katsman, piano
Un raggio di speme (A Ray of Hope)

Sunday, May 17, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Piedmont Center for the Arts

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Gala Benefit Dinner

Chez Lillas Pastia
Saturday, March 7 @ 6:00 PM
Scott’s Garden, Walnut Creek

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Thanks to all who supported Festival Opera’s 2019 Season, culminating in a stunning original production of Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah.