Tag: Classical Music & Opera

S.F. Opera’s ‘Les Troyens’ dazzles

"What joy!" were the first words the chorus sang when the curtain went up Sunday afternoon in the War Memorial…

3 years ago

‘Two Women’ goes from novel and film to opera

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti sounds like a proud midwife, talking about this week’s world premiere of “Two…

3 years ago

‘Two Women’ goes from novel and film to opera

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti sounds like a proud midwife, talking about this week’s world premiere of “Two…

3 years ago

S.F. Opera's 'Les Troyens' dazzles

"What joy!" were the first words the chorus sang when the curtain went up Sunday afternoon in the War Memorial…

3 years ago

S.F. Symphony big on Beethoven

Beethoven is everywhere, all the time, but the San Francisco Symphony festival this month makes a special case for the…

3 years ago

Performing arts aplenty

Dance, opera, symphonic, choral and jazz music are blooming in a season that also offers outdoor, moderately-priced (and some free!)…

3 years ago

Supersized 'Trojans' lands on reinforced War Memorial stage

Opera director Francesca Zambello has seen the five-hour-long "Les Troyens" (“The Trojans”) more than 50 times, but she is eager…

3 years ago

Chamber choir Volti brings Pandora myth to life

San Francisco’s innovative contemporary chamber choir Volti is tackling Pandora’s box. "Pandora's Gift,” a commissioned world premiere by composer Mark…

3 years ago