Harvey Milk Opera Important Update

Two years ago we began to work on the opera Harvey Milk by composer Stewart Wallace and librettist Michael Korie. This re-envisioning of the opera would have been performed this past May, to coincide with Harvey Milk’s 90th birthday celebration and Opera Parallèle’s 10th Anniversary.
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Opera Parallèle is a professional, non-profit organization that develops and performs contemporary operas, engaging audiences in a compelling new culture of dramatic vocal works. We exist through grants and generous contributions from our donors. For your convenience, we offer many options for you to donate. Take a moment to explore our creative staff, board, productions, and more. Please contribute to this amazing organization to help keep contemporary opera in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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“Sunday afternoon’s performance was a small miracle of theatrical inventiveness and musical delight. And it demonstrated yet again why this company, led by Artistic Director and Conductor Nicole Paiement along with her husband, stage director Brian Staufenbiel, has quickly become one of the Bay Area’s most indispensable artistic assets.”

Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle

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