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140 Star Starred
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94301
650-463-1960
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from Miss Moonshine
Red Velvet 47 events 18 reviews

Great show. I find West Bay Opera always does well. What a delight to find that there's one tune I'm familiar with, and many other rewarding scenes. The "comic relief", the super-titles, the Mozart patter, the two finales, all good. I've wanted to...continued

reviewed Feb 26 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Carol Marks
Red Velvet 28 events 5 reviews

This production was exquisite, and I could not have enjoyed it more, if it were at the Met. My seats were not too good,but I managed to move my head enough to see what I needed to see.

To tell you the truth, I am still feeling the joy that I...continued

reviewed Feb 19 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Karen Moresco Busch
25 events 17 reviews

This is one of my favorite operas- so I was anticipating a great production from West Bay Opera. What I was not expecting was the contemporary setting- cell phones, i-pads, baseball bats, etc. This is a tragi-comedy but I felt that the comedy...continued

reviewed Feb 19 2012 report as inappropriate
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Arguably Mozart’s best and most dramatically accomplished opera, and considered by some to be the best opera ever written,_ Don Giovanni _packs in arias and ensembles of tremendous technical challenge and sublime beauty. Combining tragedy, humor and astonishing depth of characterization, _Don Giovanni _is a piece sure to dazzle and inspire, and it is the world’s seventh most performed opera.

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