Brian Jagde

San Francisco Opera stages powerful, timely ‘Tosca’

It was almost exactly 95 years ago when San Francisco Opera staged…

 

Vivid, commanding SF Opera ‘Turandot’

San Francisco Opera unfurled its 95th season Friday by reviving a David…

 

SF Opera’s ‘Aida’ looks a bit like ‘Evita’

Director Francesca Zambello’s new San Francisco Opera production of “Aida” -- boasting…

 

SF Opera’s Carmen asks ‘Do you wanna ride in my Mercedes, boy?’

In Bizet’s “Carmen,” the title character goes through lovers like a spoiled…