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All about Renée Fleming at new Oakmont class Oakmont Berger Center

Tuesday January 23rd - 10:00am

The next installment in the James Sokol Lecture Series, presented by Osher Lifelong Learning (OLL), will be “Exploring Opera: Renee Fleming,” Jan. 23, 10 a.m. to noon in Oakmont’s Berger Center.

One of the most scintillating stars on the operatic stage, Renée Fleming has a gorgeous voice and personal charm that has leapt off the stage and into recordings, videos, books, magazines, television and the movies. Celebrate the artistry and career of “The People’s Diva” who has stolen the hearts of music lovers around the world.

Lecturer James Sokol began his career with Beverly Sills at New York City Opera. He was a founding member of The Singers Development Foundation, offering study grants to promising young opera singers. He has worked on projects with the Cincinnati Opera, the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the San Francisco Opera, and the Pocket Opera.

Cost: $20. To purchase tickets, go to, or pay at the door. Open to Oakmont residents and their invited guests.

And be sure to mark your calendars for “Exploring Broadway: Game Changers” on Feb. 27.