Tag Archives: San Francisco Opera

Werther – Beautiful Franco-German Gloom

There are many points of similarity between Werther which I saw last night and Anna Karenina which I saw last week.  Continue reading »

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Girl of the Golden West Review – Reactions to Puccini’s “Oater”

It is eleven o’clock at night, and I can’t sleep.  I have just walked the quarter mile from the Opera House to my room at Days Inn, and I am still full of the opera: The Girl of the Golden West in a new production celebrating the 100th anniversary of its first performance in 1910. Continue reading »

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Die Walkre Review – Part II of Wagner’s Ring Cycle closes the Opera nut’s Marathon

San Francisco Splash’s Opera nut (Philip G. Hodge) has outdone himself, sacrificing himself to five operas in six days with this being the last.  But it seems to agree with him.  Continue reading »

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Faust in San Francisco – The Opera Nut Goes To San Francisco

San Francisco’s Opera nut (Philip G. Hodge) is at it again. Enjoying operas, that is. Check out his San Francisco Opera reviews – all three!

It has been almost ten years since I have been to the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, so I was eagerly anticipating going there this week to see three operas in three days, starting with Gounod’s Faust which I had last seen in San Jose about seven years ago.  Continue reading »

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