The Flight Reviews are In!

“Flight unfastens your musical seatbelt” from Repeat Performances by Jaime Robles  “Opera Parallèle takes wing again” “In the quiet hours of the airport, after most have flown off to destinations known and unknown, the Controller sings...

The Buzz about Flight

Cedric Westphal from SFist – interview with composer Jonathan Dove “As a respite to the disheartening stories about refugees being stranded at airport, we offer an opera about a refugee stranded at an airport. And this one is a comedy, just what the doctor...

Welcome Debbie Chinn

Opera Parallèle welcomes Debbie Chinn as its new Executive Director! Debbie Chinn joins OP from the Carmel Bach Festival, for which she was Executive Director since 2012.  Before then, she held positions at California Shakespeare Theater, San Francisco Symphony, the...

OP Names New Executive Director, Debbie Chinn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPERA PARALLÈLE NAMES NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED NON-PROFIT ARTS LEADER DEBBIE CHINN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FORMER CARMEL BACH FESTIVAL, CALSHAKES, ACT, PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA AND SF SYMPHONY ADMINISTRATOR TO HEAD INNOVATIVE CONTEMPORARY OPERA COMPANY San...

Press for Xochitl and the Flowers

Review: “Hands-on-Opera Presents a Delightful Child’s Perspective of Life in the Mission” – Stephen Smoliar “Ultimately, this is a tale about the positive value of a community in which the whole is as important as any of the parts; and,...

Review: Paiement Conducts The Crucible at Glimmerglass

Opera Parallele’s Nicole Paiement is conducting The Crucible at the Glimmerglass Festival in New York this summer! Opening night on Saturday, July 23 received a beautiful review in the New York Times: “Ward’s score adds simmering tension, with strings that...