Choreographer turned opera director Kyle Lang gives his insights into San Diego Opera’s production of Laura Kaminsky’s “As One,” a chamber opera based on the psychological journey of a transgender woman, that opens Friday, November 10, 2017 . . .
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Director Seán Curran Brings His Own Catlike Tread into San Diego Opera’s Production of ‘The Pirates of Penzance’
Noted dance guru and respected choreographer Seán Curran is directing the upcoming San Diego Opera production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’. He gives his take on the role of dance and movement in opera . . .
“I was focused on themes of feminism and solidarity when the presidential election hit us…we all had different reactions. The dance asks questions: What if you don’t agree with your other sisters? What does it mean to be an American? What is a feminist?”
Anyone still wondering what San Diego Opera will look under the leadership of General Director David Bennett need only peruse the company’s recently announced programming for the upcoming 2017-18 season . . .
Making his San Diego Opera debut, the dashing American lyric tenor Jesús Garcia is eager to reprise one of his favorite opera roles, Alfredo Germont, in the company’s upcoming production of Verdi’s evergreen “La Traviata” . . .