Please join me next weekend in Oakland, CA for a “different, delightful” double bill! Festival Opera presents Gustav Holst’s Savitri and Jack Perla’s River of Light, just in time for Diwali – the festival of light!

It has truly been a joy over the past week to rehearse these pieces with my incredible colleagues – it’s a show not to be missed. Tickets are still available at Hope to see you there!

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Savitri & River of Light
A Legendary Saga of India, and a West Coast Premiere

This fall, Festival Opera journeys to the richly-nuanced culture of India for a presentation of two noteworthy chamber operas: one classical — Gustav Holst’s “Savitri” — and one contemporary: Jack Perla and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s “River of Light.”

Three performances only at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center:
Saturday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 15 at 4:00 p.m.

The Oakland Asian Cultural Center is located at 388 Ninth Street between Franklin and Webster Street on the second floor of the Pacific Renaissance Plaza in Oakland’s Chinatown.

Parking is available underground in the Pacific Renaissance Plaza.

Directions from BART
From BART, the closest BART station is 12th Street Station at Broadway in Oakland. Walk south on Broadway to 11th Street and turn left. Continue on 11th Street and turn right on Franklin to enter the Pacific Renaissance Plaza.

From the Lake Merritt BART Station. Exit at the 9th Street exit and walk west on 9th Street for 5 blocks to the Pacific Renaissance Plaza.


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