Tag: Francesca Zambello

SF Opera completes triumphant ‘Ring’ again

San Francisco Opera’s modern-set, 21st-century production of Wagner’s massive 19th-century masterwork “Der Ring des Nibelungen” concluded Sunday with a bang,…

3 months ago

SF Opera launches ‘Ring’ with shimmering ‘Rheingold’

Fresh mixed-media effects and a strong cast set the stage for San Francisco Opera’s engaging revival of Francesca Zambello’s 2011…

3 months ago

New tech brings SF Opera’s ‘Ring’ revival solidly into 21st century

Opera fans from around the world, especially Richard Wagner aficionados, will flock to the War Memorial Opera House June 12-July…

3 months ago

SF Opera’s 95th season: familiar stories, timeless motifs

San Francisco Opera will tell stories of humanity, individuals, society and mythical beings -- from classics such as Wagner’s monumental…

2 years ago

Scoop: ‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump for defamation

Donald Trump’s sexual indiscretions are making news again. On Tuesday, former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos sued the soon-to-be president for…

2 years 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

S.F. Opera allures with ‘Luisa Miller,’ ‘Sweeney Todd’

On Saturday, a thoroughly bloody affair supplanted Friday’s tragic affair at San Francisco Opera’s first production of “Sweeney Todd.” Unlike…

3 years ago

San Francisco Opera tackles contemporary theme with 'Heart of a Soldier'

“Here he comes again with another CNN opera,” San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley joked about himself at a…

7 years ago