Nicola Luisotti

Principal performances energize SF Opera ‘La Traviata’ revival

Although San Francisco Opera didn’t break new ground Saturday night opening its…

 

Vivid, commanding SF Opera ‘Turandot’

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

 

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

San Francisco Opera will tell stories of humanity, individuals, society and mythical…

 

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

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

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

In Giordano’s pinnacle verismo work “Andrea Chénier,” which takes place during the…

Opera stars bid fun, fond farewell to David Gockley

Perhaps the best thing from “Celebrating David!” at the War Memorial Opera…

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

San Francisco Opera will offer new productions -- including a world premiere…

S.F. Opera’s ‘Two Women’ a keeper

Typically, the problem with a new opera is that the music is…

‘Two Women’ goes from novel and film to opera

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti sounds like a proud midwife,…

Fallen woman stands tall in SF Opera’s ‘Traviata’

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti is the hero of the…

‘Lohengrin’ gives opera rock ’n’ roll intensity

“Lohengrin,” Richard Wagner’s ultra-romantic 1850 work, has returned to the War Memorial…

S.F. Opera ‘Rigoletto’ offers double the pleasure

With megawatts of renewable energy, the San Francisco Opera orchestra and chorus…

San Francisco Opera puts on a rousing ‘Rigoletto’

The San Francisco Opera’s 90th season opens Friday with a romantic crowd-pleaser…

Old heartthrob ‘Carmen’ returns to War Memorial

The musical definition of “grand opera” is a work sung, not spoken.…

S.F. Opera's red-hot 'Otello'

In Shakespeare's "Othello," the first act of more than 1,000 lines sets…