LVO Premiers Its New Website

LVO Premiers its new website

Livermore Valley Opera's website is getting an overhaul! Our new site is mobile-responsive and easier to navigate on all devices. Christine McCall, who has been our webmaster for four years, is migrating our website to a Wordpress platform. Stay tuned…

The Flying Dutchman, October 2016

The Flying Dutchman, October 2016

( Der Fliegende Hollӓnder) Performed at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First Street, Downtown Livermore September 24, 25 & October 1, 2 - 2016 MYTHIC ROMANCE. MONUMENTAL MUSIC - with Philip Skinner as the Dutchman. The Dutchman, a ghostly sailor condemned…

L’Italiana In Algeri, March 2016

L’Italiana in Algeri, March 2016

March 12, 13, 19, 20 - 2016 Gioachino Rossini was a master at writing operas that combined elements of both comic (buffa) and tragic (seria) stories.  His first masterpiece mixing the two elements was L’italiana in Algeri, first performed in…

Madama Butterfly October, 2015

Madama Butterfly October, 2015

A heartbreaking love story. A tragic betrayal! An American naval officer marries a young Japanese girl for convenience. He leaves her while she faithfully awaits his return.   Set in 1902  Japan, Giacomo Puccini’s devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice…

Lucia Di Lammermoor  March, 2015

Lucia di Lammermoor March, 2015

Performed at the Bankhead Theater March 14, 15, 21 and 22.   Lucia di Lammermoor is a tragic story that serves as a protest against deceitful tactics and a practice of forced marriage that is unfortunately still current in some…

Rigoletto September, 2014

Rigoletto September, 2014

Composed  by Giuseppe Verdi Performed at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First Street, Downtown Livermore September 27, 28 and October 4 and 5. Rigoletto was written by Verdi as a social commentary on a corrupt and abusive nobility.  It is a masterpiece…

Amahl And The Night Visitors December, 2014

Amahl and the Night Visitors December, 2014

by Gian Carlo Menotti Stage Director - Bethanie Baeyen Daniel Ostrom as Amahl Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014   2:00 and 5:00  First Presbyterian Church, 2020 5th Street, Livermore LVO is pleased to produce the opera Amahl and the Night Visitors for…

Cinderella March, 2014

Cinderella March, 2014

Cinderella by Gioachino Rossini Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella) Performances March 15, 16, 22 and 23. Rossini brings a childlike wonder and master comedy to a beloved fairytale classic as he conjures up a handsome prince, a nasty stepfather, ugly stepsisters,…

Carmen September, 2013

Carmen September, 2013

Livermore Valley Opera's CARMEN closed in October with a completely SOLD OUT theater and standing ovations each night. Show Times September 28, 29  and October 5, 6. Thrilling but dangerous, the captivating Carmen is one of the most vivid characters…

La Traviata March, 2013

La Traviata March, 2013

March, 2013 Verdi’s heartbreaking setting of La Dame aux camѐlias by Alexandre Dumas. A lost woman is rendered virtuous by her tortured and shattered love for the one man who dared to love her in spite of her past. Violetta-…