Tag: Nicola Luisotti

Principal performances energize SF Opera ‘La Traviata’ revival

Although San Francisco Opera didn’t break new ground Saturday night opening its sixth revival of John Copley’s production of Verdi’s…

12 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 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

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

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

Opera stars bid fun, fond farewell to David Gockley

Perhaps the best thing from “Celebrating David!” at the War Memorial Opera House on Thursday was news that beloved San…

2 years ago

S.F. Opera’s 94th season reaches out to new opera-goers

San Francisco Opera will offer new productions -- including a world premiere tailor-made to draw attendance from the Bay Area’s…

3 years ago

S.F. Opera’s ‘Two Women’ a keeper

Typically, the problem with a new opera is that the music is complex, modern and incomprehensible. That's not the case…

3 years ago