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Opera’s Ultimate Five-Minute Interlude: The Meditation from “Thais”

Opera’s Ultimate Five-Minute Interlude: The Meditation from “Thais”

Explore the enduring appeal of Jules Massenet's "Meditation from Thaïs", a five-minute interlude that has become a beloved piece in the classical music repertoire.

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09/13/2022
5 Must Hear (and See!) Operatic Performances

5 Must Hear (and See!) Operatic Performances

Explore opera favorites curated by expert Jennifer Miller Hammel for the Classical California Ultimate Playlist. Discover new pieces or relive classics from Verdi, Bizet, and more.

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08/04/2022
An Opera Al Fresco Playlist for A Perfect Evening Under the Stars

An Opera Al Fresco Playlist for A Perfect Evening Under the Stars

Enjoy an enchanting evening under the stars with these operatic gems handpicked by Jennifer Miller Hammel. From Hoffmann's Barcarolle to Turandot's Nessun dorma, each piece sets a unique mood.

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07/18/2022
The Many Lives of the “The Flower Duet”

The Many Lives of the “The Flower Duet”

Explore the #75 entry on the Classical California Ultimate Playlist: the Flower Duet from Delibes' opera Lakme. Discover its use in TV, film, and creative remixes.

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09/13/2021
The American Opera About Graduating High School

The American Opera About Graduating High School

Explore how Aaron Copland's 1954 opera, The Tender Land, uses a graduation ceremony as a symbol of coming of age and stepping into the unknown.

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06/19/2020
The Industry’s “Sweet Land” Uses the Magic of the Moment to Retrace American History | Now Available to Stream

The Industry’s “Sweet Land” Uses the Magic of the Moment to Retrace American History | Now Available to Stream

The Industry's acclaimed opera, Sweet Land, is now available for streaming. The show explores American identity and the history of colonized land, featuring a diverse team of collaborators.

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04/02/2020