On Tuesday, December 12, 2021, Mission Opera released "Song to the Moon," a gorgeous aria from the opera Rusalka, from Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. This was sung by Soprano Diana Briscoe under a full moon at Castaic Lake and set cinematically as part of our Aria Series project, a collaboration with Exploration Music Project.

Dr. Kathryn Pisaro, a musicologist and oboist who teaches at California State University Northridge and California Institute of Arts joined us for a pre-aria lecture to give an overview, history, and context for this amazing composer, opera, and aria. 

See the full lecture here:

Mission Opera is an OPERA America professional opera company located in Santa Clarita, CA, serving the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys. As an educational performing arts charity, we present live theater, opera, musical theater, and various educational outreach initiatives, in addition to our diverse programming of concerts and events around Southern California.