Venue Details

170 Star Starred
Julia Morgan Theater
formerly Julia Morgan Center for the Arts 2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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Member Tips

leavemealone
Casual
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leavemealone
On the street few blocks from the event location
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Goldstar Member
Very reasonable hot and cold drinks, wine and snacks at the Julia Morgan Center.
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ratevka
Casual or dressy
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ratevka
Fine; parked right across street!
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ratevka
Ate at Summer Kitchen, came back to the theatre
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Reviews & Ratings

7 ratings
4.7 average rating
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286 events
168 reviews
129 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

Lovely putting us all on the stage for the intimate setting that made a cold night warm, and lovely songs and carols, that were well done with humor and intelligence. Great Harmony!

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170 events
54 reviews
90 stars
attended Dec 21 2011

Opus Q is a talented singing group with a holiday repertoire that runs from popular English Christmas carols to Spanish lullabys to Hebrew foll songs. The men were... continued

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3 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

I enjoyed the ambiance (the singers and the audience gather together on the stage). The singing, the harmonies were beautiful. The songs selection was most of it unknown... continued

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Website

http://www.opus-q.org

Description

Celebrate the holiday season, Opus Q-style! Join Opus Q for an unforgettable evening of traditional and non-traditional holiday fare at the historic Julia Morgan Center. Music by Morten Lauridsen, G.F. Handel, James Q. Mulholland and Gordon Lightfoot. Featuring a stunning arrangement of the Hebrew folksong, “Bashana Haba’ah,” a set of “Jingle Bells” variations – featuring Opera Frontier’s founding artistic director Gail Simpson as soprano soloist, and many surprises only Opus Q can deliver!

The concert is scheduled to run one hour and 45 minutes, including an intermission, and will be best enjoyed by those ages 5 and older.

About the Ticket Supplier: Opus Q

Opus Q is an auditioned men's vocal ensemble. Born in 2001, Opus Q quickly established itself as one of the most versatile and exciting music groups in the Bay Area. The ensemble performs a wide range of music for men's voices - from Bach to Bernstein...Mozart to Madonna...Classical, Jazz, Pop, Broadway, and everything in between. Founded as a member of the GALA Choruses, Opus Q is open to men of all backgrounds, and has at its core a commitment to diversity - and moreover, a belief that music can affect social change. Opus Q generally sings with 20-24 members (4-5 on a part), and is a part of the thriving Arts & Culture scene in Berkeley.