Tag Archives: San Diego Opera

New San DiegoOpera General Director Cannot Curb His Enthusiasm. Interview to David Bennett.

Interview by Erica Miner David Bennett’s creative spirit and seemingly limitless energy have caught the attention of opera aficionados worldwide over the last several years. On March 12, 2015, San Diego Opera announced that Bennett, who as Executive Director of … Continue reading

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San Diego Opera Continues Its Battle for Survival

From: By Erica Miner On Thursday, April 17, controversy over the closure of San Diego Opera took a startling turn when a Town Hall meeting with the theme, “San Diego Opera Moves Forward: Alternative models of Opera in America” for supporters of the … Continue reading

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To Sing with Nature: Piotr Beczała at San Diego Opera

To Sing with Nature: Piotr Beczała at San Diego Opera By Erica Miner (Used by permission) Gracious, charming, highly intelligent and perceptive, Polish-born artist Piotr Beczała (dubbed “Piotr the Great” in San Francisco), first graced the San Diego Opera stage in his 2010 Bohème debut, … Continue reading

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“DON QUIXOTE” at the San Diego Opera

PRESENTS   DON QUIXOTE by Jules Massenet In the magical world of Don Quixote’s Spain, the eccentric knight pursues his impossible dream of capturing the heart of Dulcinea, his idealized woman, who sends him on a quest to recover her … Continue reading

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VERDI REQUIEM in San Diego

PRESENTS VERDI’S REQUIEM by Giuseppe Verdi Verdi’s powerful Requiem brings together extraordinary musical forces. The combined San Diego Opera Chorus and the San Diego Master Chorale will be the largest chorus San Diego Opera has ever assembled on the stage … Continue reading

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“A MASKED BALL” in San Diego

  Presents A MASKED BALL by Giuseppe Verdi MARCH 8, 11, 14, 16, 2014 What a cast! Polish tenor Piotr Beczala is today’s hot lyric tenor and a star at every major opera house in the world including La Scala, … Continue reading

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“L’elisir d’amore” in San Diego

  Presents THE ELIXIR OF LOVE by Gaetano Donizetti FEBRUARY 15, 18, 21, 23, 2014 Is it truly a magic elixir or just a bottle of cheap Bordeaux? Perhaps it doesn’t matter if it works. Nemorino desperately wants to marry … Continue reading

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