Tag: Wagner

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

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

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

San Francisco Opera opens 2013 season with huge ‘Mefistofele’

Grand spectaculars of opera and musical theater are on tap for the San Francisco Opera’s 2013-14 ?season. General director David…

6 years ago

‘Lohengrin’ gives opera rock ’n’ roll intensity

“Lohengrin,” Richard Wagner’s ultra-romantic 1850 work, has returned to the War Memorial Opera House with a production that illustrates the…

6 years ago

San Francisco Opera’s ‘Ring’ is a golden achievement

When San Francisco Opera completed the first of three cycles of Richard Wagner’s 17-hour marathon “The Ring of the Nibelung”…

7 years ago

San Francisco Opera's ‘Siegfried’ here, ‘Ring’ not far behind

In a musically superb production, San Francisco Opera premiered the third of Richard Wagner’s four-opera “Ring of the Nibelung” on…

7 years ago