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Keeping the tradition alive

Original post made on May 23, 2014

Palo Alto-based West Bay Opera -- the second longest-running opera company on the West Coast -- will wrap up its 58th season starting this weekend, with a staging of Mozart's "The Magic Flute." By all accounts, the company is going strong. But it wasn't that long ago, that it was facing an existential crisis.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 22, 2014, 5:05 PM

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Posted by Palo Alto Music Lover
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on May 23, 2014 at 12:10 pm

What a great story! West Bay Opera is a local treasure, we have enjoyed seeing their productions for many years and it is marvelous to get a peek behind-the-scenes as they prepare for what looks to be another triumph. One comment though: Ragazzi is not a San Francisco-based organization. Although they have an international reputation, we can proudly claim them as also Peninsula-based. (They frequently perform in Palo Alto - very much worth seeing.)


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