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2015/06/25 15:10
2015/06/25 15:10
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On Saturday evening June 13, San Francisco Opera presented the World Première of a new opera commissioned by General Director David Gockley – Italian composer Marco Tutino’s La Ciociara (Two Women)....
2015/06/25 15:10
2015/06/25 15:10
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2015/06/25 03:25
2015/06/25 03:25
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Twenty years after Civic Theatre of Allentown first produced Stephen Sondheim's "Follies," Artistic Director William Sanders is returning to the musical for a concert production this weekend that...
2015/06/25 02:24
2015/06/25 02:24
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The third and final offering in the San Francisco Opera's amazing summer season, Mozart's The Marriageof Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) is now playing in repertory at the War Memorial Opera House through...
2015/06/24 19:22
2015/06/24 19:22
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Something miraculous happened that day when a young leukemia survivor stepped into a Lamborghini Batmobile and the city of San Francisco transformed itself into Batman's stomping grounds. It was Nov....
2015/06/22 06:41
2015/06/22 06:41
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Bernhard, who believed music had no boundaries, came to Houston in 2007 to spearhead innovative programs with collaborators across the city and nation. She led the flagship Song of Houston Program...
2015/06/18 20:19
2015/06/18 20:19
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Broadway veteran Tommy Tune will kick off the fourth season of the Trust Cabaret Series when it begins Oct. 5 at the The recipient of 10 Tony Awards, the National Medal of Arts, eight Drama Desk...
2015/06/18 03:47
2015/06/18 03:47
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Imagine an empty stage apron with a black curtain behind it on which a beautiful woman with flowing blond air, all in white, is kneeling and pouring out expressive, rich sound, her words filled with...
2015/06/18 02:24
2015/06/18 02:24
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The San Francisco Opera's ambitious summer season opened recently with a Sunday matinee of a (virtually) complete The Trojans (Les Troyens) by Hector Berlioz. Meeting the massive challenges of the...
2015/06/15 18:44
2015/06/15 18:44
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It doesn't seem to matter how often you've seen Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" -- when the performance is as good as the one unveiled by the San Francisco Opera last weekend at the War Memorial...
2015/06/14 19:22
2015/06/14 19:22
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One of the great rewards of San Francisco Opera's summer season has been the return of Anna Caterina Antonacci. The Italian soprano, whose last previous appearance here was in 1998, has been wowing...
2015/06/14 00:19
2015/06/14 00:19
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... production manager Tara E. Kovach was in Portland, Ore., the first week in June. But her visit was for more than Fleet Week, the rose festival and a view of Mt. Hood. Kovach was helping Portland...
2015/06/12 17:10
2015/06/12 17:10
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Dramatizing the story of the Fall of Troy and the subsequent voyage of Aeneas and his Trojan refugees to Carthage, then to Italy, Hector Berlioz’s epic opera Les Troyens is rarely given in the form...
2015/06/11 11:57
2015/06/11 11:57
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a well-known poet and author of "A Coney Island of the Mind," is also the founder of the progressive City Lights Bookstore in North Beach. When did San Francisco become an arts...
2015/06/09 11:57
2015/06/09 11:57
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... involves Italian and American people in a very dramatic moment of our mutual history, leading up to the liberation of 1940s Italy from the Nazis and Fascists,” says the conductor, who recruited...
2015/06/09 04:30
2015/06/09 04:30
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Sunday afternoon at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco Opera finally returned to "Les Troyens" (The Trojans). It had only taken 46 years. Big opera companies seldom produce Berlioz's...
2015/06/08 10:08
2015/06/08 10:08
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Custom Waters Ave. home up for auction in July A handcrafted custom residence on the banks of the Roaring Fork River two blocks from the Aspen core will sell at auction next month through New York...
2015/06/07 16:31
2015/06/07 16:31
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In the 32 months that his wife lived in the "Memory Support" unit of the Palo Alto Vi retirement community, John Gurley visited her twice daily from his apartment in another section of the sprawling...
2015/06/07 00:39
2015/06/07 00:39
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She’s a nun, and nuns are supposed to wear black habits and constantly talk religion. But Prejean zeroed in on music when she surprised Heggie with a call as he was composing the opera, “Dead Man...
2015/06/04 16:57
2015/06/04 16:57
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Oakland-based Blind Tiger Society is among many dance troupes appearing in SAFEhouse Arts' eighth summer performance series from July 8-12 at ODC Theater in The City Dance, opera, symphonic, choral...
2015/06/04 02:24
2015/06/04 02:24
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The San Francisco Opera's summer season opens this coming Sunday, June 7, with a matinee performance of Hector Berlioz's truly grand The Trojans (Les Troyens ). The production marks the US debut of...
2015/06/25 15:10
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