Afternoon At The Opera Fall 2018
Join us as we journey through love and deceit from the time of the ancient Hebrews to the modern day in a series of tales as told by some of opera’s most romantic composers and sensational storytellers. The class will prepare you for six live-in-HD performances from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, as well as forays into other spellbinding operas, and conclude with a musical holiday celebration. Opera novices welcome!
10/ 01: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
10/08: Le Comte Ory by Giachino Rossini
10/15: Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns
10/22: La Fanciulla del West by Gioacomo Puccini
10/29: Adriana Lecourvreur by Francesco Cilea
11/05: Marnie by Nico Muhly
11/12: No class. Veterans Day Holiday.
11/19: La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
11/26: Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck. Note: class starts early at 2:00 p.m. this day only.
12/03: Holiday Music and Party
Metropolitan Opera LIVE broadcasts in a movie theater near you
10/06: Aida at 9:55 a.m. with Anna Netrebko and Anita Rachvelishvili
10/ 20: Samson and Delilah at 9:55 a.m. with Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna
10/ 27: La Fanciulla del West at 9:55 a.m. with Eva-Marie Westbroek and Jonas Kaufmann
11/10: Marnie at 9:55 a.m. with Isabel Leonard and Christopher Maltman
12/15: La Traviata at 9:55 a.m. with Diana Damrau and Juan Diego Florez
01/12: Adriana Lecouvreur at 9:55 a.m. with Netrebko, Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczala
San Mateo Senior Center
Registration fee does not include tickets or transportation to performances.
080807 M 2:30 - 4:30 pm Deghi 10/01 – 12/03 $105
To register: Go to San Mateo Adult School registration form at: or register during the first class.
Please note: San Mateo Parks and Rec and the San Mateo Senior Center will not accept opera regiJoin us as we journey through love and deceit from the time of the ancient Hebrews to the modern day in a series of tales as told by some of opera’s most romantic composers and sensational storytellers. The class will prepare you for six live-in-HD performances from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, as well as forays into other spellbinding operas, and conclude with a musical holiday celebration. Opera novices welcome!
Come immerse yourself in spell binding stories with intriguing themes, daring schemes with intriguing developments and, in some cases, absolutely hilarious outcomes as we study and enjoy 4 operas. Treat yourself to an afternoon at the opera this summer. Novices Welcome!
Guest Passes will NOT be accepted for the Fall 2018 class.
West Bay Community Band
Musicians Wanted! If you’ve been itching to play again come join the West Bay and San Carlos Community Band. Our band has over 60 fun-loving musicians who enjoy playing music of all styles and periods, performing, and appreciate being part of an ensemble. All instruments needed. Gain new musical knowledge and skill. NO audition required. For more information, contact Erinn Washburn at
Class times can be found by visiting the West Bay Community Band website. Registration for this class can be completed either in class or online visiting the website:
Mills High School
(No class 7/04)
080823 M 7 - 9:30 pm Washburn 8/20 - 12/10 $100