Opera San José Offers Personalized Virtual Valentine’s Day Telegrams

By Chris Ruel

Looking for a unique Valentine’s Day gift? Opera San José will send your special someone a personalized Virtual Valentine’s Day Telegram sung by one of the company’s acclaimed Resident Artists. The Telegram includes a customized greeting.

Opera San José is offering a selection of five songs for the music fan in your life: “Til There Was You,” performed by soprano Maya Kherani; Edith Piaf’s “La vie en rose,” sung by mezzo-soprano Ashley Dixon; “Be My Love” performed by tenor Carlos Enrique Santelli; the classic “As Time Goes By” sung by baritone Eugene Brancoveanu; and “Can’t Help Falling in Love” performed by bass Nathan Stark. The Head of Music Staff/pianist Veronika Agranov-Dafoe. The selections offer a range of sentiments from wistful to hopeful to passionate.

The Virtual Valentine’s Day Telegrams are available for an $85 donation and can be scheduled on the company’s website.

Opera San José is a professional, regional opera company that is unique in the United States. Maintaining a resident company of artists and supporting emerging talent in role debuts, Opera San José specializes in showcasing the finest young professional singers in the nation. In addition to mainstage performances, Opera San José maintains extensive educational programs in schools and in the community at large and offers preview lectures and Introduction to Opera talks for all mainstage productions.