Turandot

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini Opera Ireland Dublin: Gaiety Theatre November 14-18, 2007 Conductor: Bruno Dl Bon Dirctor: Dieter Kaegi Set & Lighting Designer: Paul Keogan Turandot: Stefania Spaggiari Timur: Brian Jauhlainen website Pity poor Franco Alfano. Alfano  ...

culturevulture.net – review

By Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Based on works of John Luther Long and David Belasco San Francisco Opera December 1-8, 2007 Conductor Donald Runnicles Directed by Kathleen Belcher Production conceived by Ron Daniels Designed by  ...

La Rondine

By Giacomo Puccini San Francisco Opera November 7-29, 2007 Conductor: Ion Marin Production: Nicolas Joël Director: Stephen Barlow* Set Designer: Ezio Frigerio Costume Designer: Franca Squarciapino* Original Lighting Design: Vinicio Cheli* Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler Magda de Civry: Angela Gheorghiu  ...

Appomattox – review

Appomattox Opera by Philip Glass Libretto by Christopher Hampton San Francisco Opera October 5-24 http://www.sfopera.com/opera.asp?o=252 It is generally conceded that the Civil War was the defining event in this country’s short but eventful history, its bloody legacy reaching even  ...

La Cenerentola

La Cenerentola Merola Opera Program Cowell Theater San Francisco July 13 and 15, 2007 http://www.sfopera.com/merola.asp Once upon a time there was a poor unloved girl who sat by the fire and stirred the ashes. And she got  ...

The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart San Francisco Opera October 13-November 3, 2007 Conductor: Donald Runnicles Director: Stanley M. Garner Tamino: Piotr Beczala Pamina: Dina Kuznetsova Papageno: Christopher maltman The Queen of the Night: Erika Miklósa Sarastro:  ...

culturevulture.net – review

San Francisco Opera September 7-28, 2007 Samson: Clifton Forbis (SF Opera Debut) Delilah: Olga Borodina Opera in three acts by Camille Saint-Saens Text by Ferdinand Lemaire Sung in French with English supertitles. http://www.sfopera.com/ Samson and Delilah has some strikes against  ...

culturevulture.net – review

by Richard Strauss Opera Ireland / Solvakian National Opera Bratislava and Czech National Opera Prague The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin Conductor: Waler Kobéra Directed by Dieter Kaegi Featuring: Kinga Dobay (Composer), Mari Moriya (Zerbinetta), Alwyn Mellor (Prima Donna), Jan Durco (Music  ...

A View from the Bridge

Opera by composer William Bolcom Libretto by Arnold Weinstein and Arthur Miller Washington National Opera November 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 2007 http://www.dcopera.org/ourseason/bridge.asp Photo by Karen Cooper A View from the Bridge with music  ...

culturevulture.net – review

The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Opera Ireland The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin Conductor: Jari Hamalainen Directed by Marc Adam (re-staged by Pascale-Sabine Chevroton) Featuring: François Lis (Figaro), Maria Carola (Susanna), Anna Agathonos (Cherubino), Paul Armin Edelmann  ...