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LVOpera in the News

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05/02/24 LVO to Launch 33rd Season with Donizetti Comedy This Fall The Independent
April 2024 Livermore Valley Opera Benefit Diablo Magazine
3/05/24 Soprano Shawnette Sulker, Musical Omnivore San Francisco Classical Voice
3/03/24 The Magic Flute at Livermore Valley Opera The Opera Tattler
2/29/24 Bay Area arts: 9 great shows to see this weekend San Jose Mercury News
2/27/24 Livermore Valley Opera Presents The Magic Flute Tri City Voice
2/27/24 Top Tickets: February 29-March 6 Diablo Magazine
2/20/24 A fairy tale for the ages: Livermore Valley Opera brings Mozart to Bankhead stage The Livermore Vine/Pleasanton Weekly
02/19/24 Livermore Valley Opera to Present ‘The Magic Flute’ OperaWire
02/15/24 Three Redneck Tenors Bring Opera to a New Audience The Independent
01/23/24 Genre-bending act 3 Redneck Tenors taking to Bankhead stage The Livermore Vine/Pleasanton Weekly
01/14/24 Livermore Valley Opera Presents “The Magic Flute” The Independent
01/06/24 The Magic Flute Opera Is Coming to Tri-Valley Schools The Independent
01/02/24 Best of music 2023: Premieres and reborn classics thrilled Bay Area classical fans East Bay Times
12/20/23 For classical audiences, new music took the lead during 2023 San Francisco Chronicle
12/14/23 Livermore Valley Opera benefit concert to take place in new year The Livermore Vine /Pleasanton Weekly
12/11/23 Livermore Valley Opera Presents 3 Redneck Tenors The Independent
10/11/23 Review: Rave Reviews for Livermore Valley Opera’s “Of Mice and Men” by Leslie Silberman Livermore Independent Newspaper
10/10/23 Review Hefty Main Course at Livermore Valley Opera's "Of Mice and Men" by Jeff Dunn Aisle Seat Review
10/10/23 Review Of Mice and Men – Opera Version by Victor Cordell
10/9/23 Review Of Mice and Men’ gives operatic voice to Depression-era America by Joshua Kosman San Francisco Chronicle
10/5/23 Preview An operatic take on an American classic by Nicole Gonzales Pleasanton Weekly
10/5/23 Preview Classical Picks – “Mice and Men” by Randy McMullen East Bay Times
10/4/23 Preview Livermore Valley Opera Company Welcomes New Stage Director by Christina Cavallaro Livermore Independent Newspaper
10/2/23 Preview Livermore Valley Opera Branches Out with OF MICE AND MEN by Lily O’Brien San Francisco Classical Voice
10/1/23 Preview New operatic production of Steinbeck classic by Joshua Kosman San Francisco Chronicle Datebook
10/1/23 Preview Fall Arts Review – Classical Music “Events Not to Miss” – Of Mice and Men Diablo Magazine, October issue
9/6/23 Preview Bay Area classic music in fall 2023 concerts, operas and more to look forward to "Of Mice and Men" by Joshua Kosman San Francisco Chronicle Datebook
9/1/23 “Slice of Life” Program – Erie Mills Talks about OF MICE AND MEN TV30
8/13/23 LVO to Present "Of Mice and Men" Livermore Independent Newspaper
8/1/23 “Conversations with Mel McKay" – Keith Sawyer Talks about LVO and OIV TV30
8/1/23 Spotlight on LVO Diablo Magazine, August issue
7/28/23 New Season Beckons for Livermore Valley Opera by Nicole Gonzales Pleasanton Weekly
7/18/23 Livermore Valley Opera A World Class Act Hacienda Pulse Newsletter, July issue
6/22/23 LVO to Present Two "Opera in the Vineyard" Programs Livermore Independent Newspaper
6/22/23 LVO Named a National Winner – Group Gears Up for Opera in the Vineyard Livermore Independent Newspaper
3/13/23 Review “Tosca” by Jeff Dunn Aisle Seat Review
3/14/23 “Tosca” by Victor Cordell cordellreports
2/23/23 Livermore Valley Opera to Present Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ Livermore Independent Newspaper
10/6/22 Renowned Director Comes to Livermore Livermore Independent Newspaper
10/6/22 Livermore Valley Opera Performs ‘Otello” at the Bankhead Theater Livermore Independent Newspaper
3/6/22 Review: ‘Otello’ crackles with electrifying star power in Livermore by Joshua Kosman San Francisco Chronicle Datebook
2/20/22 Livermore Valley Opera Staging Verdi Classic ‘Otello’ Pleasanton Weekly
2/5/21 Italian Affair to Benefit Livermore Valley Opera Pleasanton Weekly
10/13/21 Longtime Livermore Valley Opera Volunteers Retire from Roles Livermore Vine Express/Pleasanton Weekly

Press Releases 2021-24

Date Press release
04/01/24 Livermore Valley Opera’s “Opera in the Vineyard” Events Return June 23 & August 18
01/02/24 Livermore Valley Opera Presents The Magic Flute
11/30/23 Livermore Valley Opera Presents A Benefit Concert Featuring the 3 Redneck Tenors
8/14/23 Livermore Valley Opera Presents Carlisle Floyd’s OF MICE AND MEN Opening Oct 7 (Leslie Silberman)
8/14/23 Livermore Valley Opera Hosts Guest Lecture – Thomas Holliday, Authorized Biographer of Composer Carlisle Floyd (Leslie Silberman)
7/10/23 Livermore Valley Opera Presents a 2023-24 Season Of Contrasts From Stark reality to Flights of Fancy (Leslie Silberman)
5/2/23 Livermore Valley Opera’s ‘Opera in the Vineyard’ Returns June 25 & Aug 27 (Leslie Silberman)
4/18/23 Livermore Valley Opera Announces 2023-24 Season Carlisle Floyd’s OF MICE AND MEN Opens Oct 7 (Heidi Massie)
1/6/23 Livermore Valley Opera’s Glamorous Benefit Event The Italian Affair, February 11 (Heidi Massie)
9/7/22 Livermore Valley Opera’s 31st Season Opens with ELIXIR OF LOVE Donizetti’s Comic Opera Set to Livermore’s Wine Region (Heidi Massie)
8/17/22 Livermore Valley Opera Announces 2022-23 Season (Heidi Massie)
6/1/22 Livermore Valley Opera’s ’Opera In the Vineyard’ Events Return July 17 & Aug 28 (Heidi Massie)
2/6/22 Livermore Valley Opera Presents Puccini’s TOSCA, Opening March 4 (Heidi Massie)
9/13/21 Livermore Valley Opera Named 2021 Winner of “The American Prize” in Professional Opera Division(Heidi Massie)