Tag: David McVicar

Production, guillotine sharp in SF Opera’s ‘Andrea Chénier’

In Giordano’s pinnacle verismo work “Andrea Chénier,” which takes place during the French Revolution, it’s only a matter of time…

2 years ago

S.F. Opera captures majesty of ‘Meistersinger’

Wagner’s “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” is perhaps the most quintessentially nationalistic of German operas, and at about five and a…

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