Tag Archives: San Francisco Opera

La Bohème at the San Francisco Opera

La Bohème MUSIC BY Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa NEW PRODUCTION Fri 12/5/14 7:30pm    Sun 12/7/14 2:00pm When an aspiring poet falls in love with a fragile seamstress, their intense passion is only matched by their … Continue reading

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“Die Tote Stadt” by Erich Wolfgang Korngold in Dallas

The Dallas Opera Presents: Die tote Stadt by Erich Wolfgang Korngold Before Hitchcock filmed Vertigo, Korngold created Die tote Stadt, the tale of one man’s dark obsession with the woman he loved and lost. Featuring state-of-the-art projections and composed by … Continue reading

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“The barber of Seville” in San Francisco

The San Francisco Opera presents: The barber of Seville Music by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Cesare Sterbini NEW PRODUCTION With the help of a wily barber, a strong-willed young woman outwits a lecherous old man in this eternally fresh comic … Continue reading

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“The Flying Dutchman” in San Francisco

The Flying Dutchman Music by Richard Wagner Libretto by the composer PRODUCTION In Wagner’s first masterpiece, a ship’s captain is condemned to endlessly travel the seas in search of true love. The “masterful” Patrick Summers (Houston Chronicle) conducts a cast … Continue reading

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“Tosca” in Wisconsin

  Questo è il bacio di Tosca – This is the kiss of Tosca! With those words, opera singer Floria Tosca stabs Scarpia, the evil police chief who has tortured her lover, the painter Cavaradossi, and now threatens her. One of … Continue reading

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