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San Francisco Opera’s cast and crew rehearse “Girls of the Golden West,” a show set during the Gold Rush. (Stefan Cohen/San Francisco Opera)

SF Opera’s ‘Girls of the Golden West’ is about the real Gold Rush

San Francisco Opera’s long record of staging works by John Adams --…

 

Summer Zervos, who said Donald Trump made unwanted advances including kissing her on the lips, filed a defamation suit against Trump, calling for him to retract his statement saying she lied.  (irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Scoop: ‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump for defamation

Donald Trump’s sexual indiscretions are making news again. On Tuesday, former “Apprentice”…

 

Composer John Adams, left, and librettist-director Peter Sellars are working on San Francisco Opera’s world premiere “Girls of the Golden West.” (Courtesy Scott Wall)

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

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

 

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A jubilant homecoming for 'Nixon in China'

When John Adams’ “Nixon in China” was first heard at a Herbst…

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Earplay set to serenade crowds

Theater, opera and film director Peter Sellars is presenting “An Evening with…