Cory WeaverAidaGiuseppe Verdi's Micaela Carosi as Aida @ September 24, 2010War Memorial Opera HouseBetter than: The D-Backs (we hope) The forthcoming observation about San Francisco Opera's production of Aida is not intended to be dismissive of the backflipping acrobats, the dancers, the endle ... More >>
Terrence McCarthyVerdi's Otello War Memorial Opera HouseFriday, Nov. 13, 2009Better than: Most professional athletes' returns from retirementLocal opera fans may not realize it, but they owe a debt of gratitude to Giulio Ricordi and Arrigo Boito. Without the machinations of these two -- a music p ... More >>
Richard Strauss' SaloméWar Memorial Opera HouseFriday, Oct. 30, 2009Better than: Sunday schoolTerrence McCarthyGreer Grimsley (Jokanaan)Of the six operas that comprise San Francisco Opera's fall 2009 season, Richard Strauss' Salomé is the outlier -- a production that, by design, represents some ... More >>
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