August listings for the San Francisco Opera

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

The War Memorial Opera House, the company’s home since October 1932

http://www.sfwmpac.org/

The San Francisco Opera premieres its 10-week season on August 18th.  Now the second largest opera company in North America, the San Francisco Opera was founded by Gaetano Merola and incorporated in 1923. 

8/18  Puccini:  Turandot (in Italian)

Cast:
Turandot - Iréne Theorin
Calaf - Marco Berti
Liù - Leah Crocetto
Timur - Raymond Aceto
Ping - Hyung Yun
Pang - Greg Fedderly
Pong - Daniel Montenegro
Emperor Altoum - Joseph Frank
A Mandarin - Ryan Kuster

Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
Stage Director: Garnett Bruce
San Francisco Opera Orchestra & Chorus
Chorus Director: Ian Robertson

8/25  Mozart:  Don Giovanni (in Italian)

Cast:
Don Giovanni - Lucas Meachem
Donna Anna - Ellie Dehn
Donna Elvira - Serena Farnocchia
Leporello - Marco Vinco
Don Ottavio - Shawn Mathey
Zerlina - Kate Lindsey
Masetto - Ryan Kuster
The Commendatore - Morris Robinson

Conductor: Niccola Luisotti
Stage Director: Gabriele Lavia
San Francisco Opera Orchestra & Chorus
Chorus Director: Ian Robertson



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