San Diego Opera’s upcoming production of Ástor Piazzolla’s tango opera María de Buenos Aires brings more than a new opera to San Diego. It opens a window on the rich Argentine musical culture for which the late composer has become an instantly recognizable symbol.
Everything else that isn’t a critical review
For Opera NEO’s 2018 Summer Opera Festival and Workshop, San Diego’s younger, adventurous opera company will feature a rare Handel opera, “Partenope,” Franz Lehár’s beloved chestnut “The Merry Widow,” and “Idomeneo,” a Mozart opera most opera lovers know by title only.
San Diego’s newly appointed Civic Organist, Raúl Prieto Ramírez reveals his musical goals for the Spreckels Organ. He plays his first concert as Civic Organist this Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in his first performance as Civic Organist
The articles being published today reflect that viewpoints of several of our writers on the San Diego Arts scene at the end of 2017. You’ll find each piece as a separate publication on the San Diego Story site. We’re posting them alphabetically by the author’s last name…
Wendy Whelan’s duet “First Fall” with Brian Brooks has grown to a new suite, “Some of a Thousand Words,” and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider performs with them LIVE
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 . . .