Bringing forgotten music back to life
The San Francisco Chronicle
"A San Francisco troupe is spicing up forgotten baroque operas"
"The staging and fine singing made for a vibrantly entertaining performance."
San Francisco Classical Voice
"Céline Ricci and her Ars Minerva company are a cultural treasure, and we are lucky indeed to have them here in the Bay Area"
The Berkeley Daily Planet
“The Amazons Enchant San Francisco"
"Ars Minerva was absolutely brilliant. It was like a mindfuck gem of genderbent baroque."
Now beginning our 5th year, we are thrilled to announce our next opera modern world premiere
An opera composed by Domenico Freschi in 1680 - Libretto by Francesco Maria Piccioli - Created at Teatro delle Vergini in Villa Contarini.
WHEN & WHERE
November 22nd, 23rd & 24th 2019
ODC Theater - San Francisco
The Women of the Mediterranean
Thank you for joining us on October 5th!
"The result was a highly satisfying evening that balanced well-conceived musicianship with imaginative approaches to staging in a minimal setting, affirming the impressive results encountered in Ars Minerva fulfilling its intended mission."
Reviewed By Stephen Smoliar