O|P Has a New Look!

Friends of Opera Parallèle celebrated a new logo and brand identity with a reveal party at SFJAZZ on September 9th. Inspired by opera glasses and OP’s signature treatment of contemporary opera, the new logo was designed by award winning graphic consulting firm...

Heart of Darkness – THE REVIEWS ARE IN!

The reviews are in after a successful weekend of Heart of Darkness! Read some snippets below and see a few pictures from the production by photographer Steve Di Bartolomeo.   Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle: A shadowy plunge into Heart of Darkness “The...

SF Classical Voice Preview of Heart of Darkness

After talking to Director Brian Staufenbiel, Conductor Nicole Paiement, and composer Tarik O’Regan, Molly Collin of San Francisco Classical Voice gives a descriptive and fascinating preview of Opera Parallèle’s production of Heart of Darkness. Up River...

2015-16 Season Announcement

OPERA PARALLÈLE ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON OPERA PARALLÈLE AND SFJAZZ CO-PRESENT FULLY STAGED PRODUCTION OF CHAMPION: AN OPERA IN JAZZ BY TERENCE BLANCHARD, FEBRUARY 19-28, 2016 AT SFJAZZ CENTER IN SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE OF NEW PRODUCTION OF PETER MAXWELL DAVIES’...

Opera News: Everest with Nicole Paiement

Our own Nicole Paiement conducted Everest at Dallas Opera in early February.  Opera News reviewed Everest and La Wally, a double bill, with a few great things to say about Maestra Paiement: “Conductor Nicole Paiement, a specialist in new music, elicited...

Dead Man Walking featured in SF Classical Voice

Opera Parallèle’s highly anticipated new production of Dead Man Walking is featured in this week’s San Francisco Classical Voice.  Jeff Kaliss sat down with Jake Heggie, Sister Helen Prejean, and Nicole Paiement at our preview event at Temple Emanu-El on...