Recently in reviews landmark productions and irish national opera present the second violinist renaissance madrigals and twentieth-century social media don't at first seem likely bed-fellows. Lyric opera of kansas city opens 58th season with don giovanni sept 26 - oct 4 at kauffman center for the performing arts page 3 san francisco opera, la opera, santa fe opera, wiener staatsoper, metropolitan opera. War memorial opera house home to the san francisco ballet and san francisco opera, this stately building's 3,126-seat auditorium is available for special presentations, lectures and concerts. The latest run of don giovanni opened last night at san francisco opera the new production, directed by gabriele lavia, is fairly simple much of the singing takes place under the proscenium, which is great for hearing the arias, but not particularly dynamic half of the characters were able to. Don giovanni schedule kennedy center opera house the entire don giovanni event schedule for kennedy center opera house is available at the ticketsupply website we can provide you with the cheapest don giovanni ticket prices for kennedy center opera house, premium seats, and complete event information for all don giovanni events at kennedy center opera house.
David gockley (born july 13, 1943, philadelphia, pennsylvania) is an american opera company administrator he served as general director of houston grand opera from 1972 to 2005 and san francisco opera from 2006 to 2016. Use our comprehensive travel articles, tips, and maps to help you plan your san francisco bay area visit home » events » don giovanni san francisco opera. Diane b wilsey center for opera san francisco opera chorus concert give the gift of opera with a san francisco opera gift certificate learn more group sales.
In a revised version of the 2011 production, mozart's don giovanni opened on sunday, june 4, 2017, at war memorial opera housemaking his company debut was italian director jacopo spirei, who combined forces with german visual artist tommi brem to create a totally atemporal and unlocalized staging of don giovanni. San francisco opera oct 11 + fidelio don giovanni opera idaho oct 26 + all opera america facilities are handicapped accessible the national opera center. Carefully balancing brilliant comedy with heaping amounts of seduction and ultimate tragedy, don giovanni is often referred to as the greatest opera ever composed. She has performed with opera parallèle, san francisco opera's education outreach, old first concerts, san diego opera, basoti, halifax summer opera festival, cooperative, and as a soloist with sing for america. The san francisco examiner erwin schrott, left, and ildebrando d'arcangelo are excellent in san francisco opera's don giovanni (courtesy cory weaver/san francisco opera) by james.
John conklin has designed sets on and off broadway, at the kennedy center, and for opera companies around the world, including the metropolitan opera, lyric opera of chicago, seattle opera, san francisco opera, bastille opera in paris, the royal opera and the opera houses of munich, amsterdam, and bologna, among others. Opera is dramma per musica, (drama for music), but the 2017 san francisco reboot don giovanni is mostly great music, well played and sung, with some drama at the periphery, intersected by 21 large, polycarbonate plates. His designs for opera include the (r)evolution of steve jobs, life is a dream, and don giovanni at santa fe opera, doubt and the manchurian candidate at minnesota opera, i capuleti e montecchi at kansas city opera, bluebeard's castle/il prigioniero at la scala and nederlandse opera, and don giovanni and eugene onegin at opera de lyon. A former adler fellow, he has appeared with san francisco opera as the title role in eugene onegin, don giovanni, and il barbiere di siviglia papageno in die zauberflöte count almaviva in le nozze di figaro and fritz/frank in korngold's die tote stadt, under the baton of donald runnicles. San francisco 1965 page 1 of 2 opera assn music center pavilion don giovanni (los angeles) don giovanni (los angeles) (in italian) opera in two acts by wolfgang amadeus mozart.
The last time that don giovanni had been presented by the san francisco opera (in 2011), a new production had been staged by gabriele lavia, with sets by alessandro camera [meachem, vinco, lead cast of imaginatively staged don giovanni - san francisco opera, october 23, 2011] and costumes by andrea viotti. Making his san francisco opera debut, he's an appealing don giovanni: the italian artist merges the character's distinguishing traits — sensuality and sexual swagger, a rapacious appetite. Other performances in 2016 include don ottovio in regina opera's don giovanni, nemorino in l'elisir d'amor and eisenstein in die fledermaus with amore opera in 2015, christopher sang fredric in pirates of penzance with both nashville opera and natchez festival opera.
Join fellow stanford alumni and guests to enjoy a free pre-concert reception before attending don giovanni at san francisco opera enjoy hosted wine and remarks by sf opera's kip cranna, phd '81, while mingling in the opera's new wilsey center, located in the veterans building adjacent to the war memorial opera house. Notes the latest run of don giovanni opened last night at san francisco operathe new production, directed by gabriele lavia, is fairly simple much of the singing takes place under the proscenium, which is great for hearing the arias, but not particularly dynamic.
Baritone thomas gunther is quickly making his presence felt on the operatic scene having completed his work at the well regarded cincinnati conservatory of music, he has recently been accepted into san francisco opera's 2014 merola opera program where he will be singing the role or stanley kowalski in andré previn's a streetcar named desire. Other notable appearances include micaëla in carmen, rosalba in florencia en el amazonas, zerlina in don giovanni, the page in rigoletto, and pamina in the magic flute for arizona opera, jano in jenufa for san francisco opera, micaëla for utah opera, first memory in war stories with gotham chamber opera and opera philadelphia, gilda in. San francisco opera's current production of don giovanni stays in the mind and heart for a long time after experiencing it, tantalizing the senses much like a good wine that would have been treasured by the opera's title character. Eugene villanueva, san francisco native, has performed with the san francisco opera, festival d'aix-en-provence, teatro comunale di bologna, theater basel, festival puccini, opera theater of st louis, michigan opera theater, bunkamura orchard hall japan and the shanghai national grand theater in roles such as don giovanni, eugene onegin.