Tag: Brian Jagde

San Francisco Opera stages powerful, timely ‘Tosca’

It was almost exactly 95 years ago when San Francisco Opera staged its first of more than 175 presentations of…

2 months ago

Vivid, commanding SF Opera ‘Turandot’

San Francisco Opera unfurled its 95th season Friday by reviving a David Hockney production of Puccini’s “Turandot” as eye-catching as…

1 year ago

SF Opera’s ‘Aida’ looks a bit like ‘Evita’

Director Francesca Zambello’s new San Francisco Opera production of “Aida” -- boasting bold, contemporary designs by Los Angeles street artist…

2 years ago

SF Opera’s Carmen asks ‘Do you wanna ride in my Mercedes, boy?’

In Bizet’s “Carmen,” the title character goes through lovers like a spoiled rich girl goes through Mercedes-Benzes. San Francisco Opera’s…

2 years ago