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345 South First St, San Jose, CA 95113

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Opera San Jose - Moby Dick

Closed February 24, 2019

Thar she blows! Dallas Opera's stunning production sails into San Jose

Why See Opera San Jose - Moby Dick?

Classical & Opera

Call me Ishmael

A vengeful obsession becomes a deadly pursuit for the crew of the Pequod as their Captain takes them across the thrashing sea in search of a monstrous whale in this company premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer's operatic adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel. First staged by the Dallas Opera in 2010, this stunning production, coupled with a powerful score and breathtaking visual effects, takes you deep into the heart of Captain Ahab's mania as he chases the beast over the edge of reason and into a dark and perilous insanity.

A rich and entertaining epic, discover Herman Melville's great novel anew courtesy of Opera San Jose and let the feel of this despairing tragedy and monumental staging wash over you as we follow Ahab and his men on the hunt to end all hunts.

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Opening night: 9 February 2019

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1 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

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Dr David Besley, MD: “Moby Dick”

My first visit to Opera San Jose was on Valentines Day to see and hear... more

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