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Bay Area Reporter
Arts eventsWest @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
West @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams' new opera about the Wild West, directed by Peter Sellars. $26-$346. 7:30pm. Also Dec. 10. 301 Van Ness Ave. www.sfopera.com Justin Spring @ Rakestraw Books Reading... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Women of the Golden EmpireLike a lightning bolt that starts a fire, the world premiere of composer John A
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
Like a lightning bolt that starts a fire, the world premiere of composer John Adams' and Peter Sellars' latest collaboration, "Girls of the Golden West," scorched the hallowed walls of the War Memorial Opera House last week in a bold attempt to... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Arts eventsWest @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
West @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams' new opera about the Wild West, directed by Peter Sellars. $26-$346. 7:30pm. Dec. 2, 5, 7 & 10. 301 Van Ness Ave. www.sfopera.com Interspace/ology @ ODC Dance... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Where to look for treasure in California's new gold rush? Try John Adams' new operathe thoughtless mob rule, which she described with a clarity, calm and remarkab
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
the thoughtless mob rule, which she described with a clarity, calm and remarkable capacity to retain her sense of wonder. Peter Sellars was responsible for the “Girls” concept, the libretto adapted from the historical texts (such as newspaper... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily PlanetMedal. What this says about our local opera company I hesitate to say. Working
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 16 days ago
Medal. What this says about our local opera company I hesitate to say. Working in tandem again with librettist-director Peter Sellars, the Adams-Sellars team presented in Girls of the Golden West a collage – mish-mash might be a better term – of... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST: Another Half-Cooked Turkey from John Adams. CategoryMedal. What this says about our local opera company I hesitate to say. Working
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 16 days ago
Medal. What this says about our local opera company I hesitate to say. Working in tandem again with librettist-director Peter Sellars, the Adams-Sellars team presented in Girls of the Golden West a collage – mish-mash might be a better term – of... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Arts eventsWest @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
West @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams' new opera about the Wild West, directed by Peter Sellars. $26-$346. 7:30pm. Nov 24, 26, 29; Dec. 2, 5, 7 & 10. 301 Van Ness Ave. www.sfopera.com Holiday Ice Rink @... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
With ‘Girls,’ S.F. Opera pans for gold and comes up emptyup the experience of “Girls of the Golden West,” the operatic tofurkey from com
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
up the experience of “Girls of the Golden West,” the operatic tofurkey from composer John Adams and librettist-director Peter Sellars that had its world premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the War Memorial Opera House. Bloated, repetitive,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Eureka! Triumphant new John Adams Gold Rush opera premieres in SFthose gilt-edged dreams give way to darkness, devastation and incidents of shoc
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
those gilt-edged dreams give way to darkness, devastation and incidents of shocking brutality. Adams and his librettist, Peter Sellars, who directed the new production, have drawn from a rich vein of source material, including Chinese and Latin... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Arts eventsWest @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
West @ War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera's production of John Adams' new opera about the Wild West, directed by Peter Sellars. $26-$346. 7:30pm. Also Nov 24, 26, 29; Dec. 2, 5, 7 & 10. 301 Van Ness Ave. www.sfopera.com Hysteria Comedy @... Read more
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The Mercury News
John Adams’ eye-opening new Gold Rush opera set to debut in SFWar Memorial Opera House. Conducted by Grant Gershon, it’s the culminating even
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
War Memorial Opera House. Conducted by Grant Gershon, it’s the culminating event of Adams’ 70th birthday year. Librettist Peter Sellars, left, urged his friend and frequent collaborator, composer John Adams, to read the “The Shirley Letters,” and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
New opera re-examines Calif. Gold Rushwhich offered a heavily romanticized view of the period. As usual with Adams i
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 1 months ago
which offered a heavily romanticized view of the period. As usual with Adams in recent years, his collaborator is Peter Sellars, who created the libretto entirely from original sources – letters, diaries, songs and speeches – and also will... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. Phil centennial plans: Unprecedented commissions, new Gehry-designed home for YOLA – LA Timesa two-week cycle of Brahms symphonies. Salonen will oversee a two-week Stravins
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
a two-week cycle of Brahms symphonies. Salonen will oversee a two-week Stravinsky series, which will include a staging by Peter Sellars, a former dramaturge of the orchestra. Andre Previn, who resigned in 1989 after feuding with Fleischmann and... Read more

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