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Mondavi Center Presents

Barbara K. Jackson Rising Stars of Opera

UC Davis Symphony Orchestra and
Singers from the San Francisco Opera Center

An opera singer performs onstage at the Mondavi Center as Christian Baldini conducts in the background.
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Since its inception in 2010, Rising Stars of Opera has featured vocal artistry, stirring arias and a glimpse at the opera stars of tomorrow; and every ticket has been free to the public thanks to Barbara K. Jackson. Today, Rising Stars of Opera features several singers from the acclaimed San Francisco Opera Center performing a wide range of great arias with full orchestral accompaniment from our own UC Davis Symphony Orchestra.

Run Time: 1.5 hrs including a 20min intermission

Download the Digital Program (PDF)

Program List

  • Overture (Die Entführung aus dem Serail)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • “Dich, teure Halle” (Tannhäuser)

    Richard Wagner

  • “Madamina, il catalogo è questo” (Don Giovanni)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • “Quel casinetto è mio . . . La ci darem la mano” (Don Giovanni)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • “Soave sia il vento” (Così fan tutte)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • “Pa-Pa-Papagena” (Die Zauberflöte)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • “Casta Diva, che inargenti . . .  Ah! bello a me ritorna” (Norma)

    Vincenzo Bellini

  • “Vi ravviso, o luoghi ameni . . . tu non sai” (La Sonnambula)

    Vincenzo Bellin

  • Già nella notte densa” (Otello)

    Giuseppe Verdi

  • “Mab, la reine des mensonges” (Roméo et Juliette)

    Charles-François Gounod

  • “Je veux vivre” (Roméo et Juliette)

    Charles-François Gounod

  • “Depuis le jour” (Louise)

    Gustave Charpentier

  • “Ain’t it a pretty night” (Susannah)

    Carlisle Floyd

  • “Vesti la giubba” (Pagliacci)

    Ruggero Leoncavallo

  • “Champagne Trio” (Die Fledermaus)

    Johann Strauss Jr.

Sponsored by

  • Season Sponsor: The Nancy and Hank Fisher Family Fund

    The Nancy and Hank Fisher Family Fund

  • UC Davis Health logo

    UC Davis Health

Individual support provided by

Karen Broido

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