Opera San Jose presents a dark comedy. A dangerous game of seduction. An arrogant nobleman seduces every woman he meets until he encounters something he cannot kill, beat up, dodge, or outwit. Mozart’s dramatic genius pervades in Don Giovanni as he weaves humor, melodrama and supernatural elements into a powerful musical masterpiece. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
A heartbreaking love story. A tragic betrayal. An American naval officer marries a young Japanese girl for convenience only to leave her while she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890s Japan, Giacomo Puccini’s devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice is among the most beloved operas of all time. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Santa Barbara City College Chamber Orchestra with soloist Katelyn Neumann present a challenging modern work for voice and five instruments: "O King" by Luciano Berio, composed in 1968 in memory of Martin Luther King.