Opera Parallèle Unveils 2024-25 Season

By David Salazar

Opera Parallèle has announced its 2024-25 season.

First up is “Everest,” which will be presented at the California Academy of Sciences, Morrison Planetarium. The immersive opera fuses graphic novel imagery and operatic storytelling to explore the 1996 famed expedition of the landmark.

Performance Dates: Nov. 6-17, 2024

Then comes “The Pigeon Keeper” by David Hanlon and Stephanie Fleischmann. The world premiere tells the story of Orsia who seeks out a home for a refugee boy. The opera is a co-commission with  Santa Fe Opera’s “Opera for All Voices Initiative,” Opera Parallèle, Opera Omaha, and Opera on the Avalon. The performance features the San Francisco Girls Chorus.

Performance Dates: March 7 – 9, 2025

Closing out the season is “Harvey Milk” by Stewart Wallace and Michael Korie. Nicole Paiement conducts and Brian Staufenbiel directs.

Performance Dates: May 31 – June 7, 2025