When: Sat., Aug. 14, 3 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 15, 3 p.m. 2010
Opera is alive and well in the East Bay. This weekend brings Open OperaÕs free outdoor production of MozartÕs perennially popular Don Giovanni. Directed by the distinguished Olivia Stapp, and conducted by the indispensible Jonathan Khuner, the production features three of the same singers who performed the opera for Berkeley Opera in February. Enjoy your burgers and buns as Don Giovanni stabs and stumbles his way to hell. Don Giovanni runs Saturday, August 14 and Sunday August 15, 3 p.m., at John Hinkel Park (Somerset Place, Berkeley). Free. 510-547-2471 or OpenOpera.net.
Jason Victor Serinus