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In time for the holidays: Truthful, truce-full, family opera - 'All is Calm' onstage Dec. 7-9 in San Diego

In time for the holidays: Truthful, truce-full, family opera - 'All is Calm' onstage Dec. 7-9 in San Diego

Here's something a little different to add to your 2018 holiday entertainment: "All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914." It's a touching, exhilarating, family-friendly opera that's a three-way collaboration between San Diego Opera, La Jolla -based Bodhi Tree Concerts and the popular SACRA/PROFANA choral ensemble you may have seen in La Jolla Playhouse's 2014 production of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

"All Is Calm," playing Dec. 7, 8 and 9 at the Balboa Theatre downtown, is part of this season's Detour series, an annual trio of smaller-scale works that San Diego Opera started offering in 2016.

This one was inspired by an actual Christmas-time...

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