We asked each of our writers to cast their thoughts as “bravos” and “boos.” As you’ll see, some of them found it easier to do than others. Be that as it may, we proudly present essays by Ken Herman, Kris Eitland, Bill Eadie, David Dixon, Martin Jones Westlin, and Welton Jones.
San Diego Opera
Australian stage director Lindy Hume tells why Rossini’s operatic ‘Cinderella’ tale is more than a bed-time fairy tale . . .
Celebrated Polish tenor Piotr Beczala gave a recital at the Balboa Theatre Saturday to open the 2016-17 San Diego Opera season . . .
One of the most in demand baritones in the opera world, Nathan Gunn, makes his San Diego Opera debut in a new opera by Jake Heggie, the composer who so impressed San Diego audiences with his opera ‘Moby-Dick’ a few seasons back . . .
San Diego Opera’s new 2016-17 season has been expanded to five operas and will open with a solo recital by tenor superstar Piotr Beczala on September 17, 2016, at the Balboa Theatre.
Soprano Latonia Moore’s ample voice has rocked the world’s largest opera houses from England’s Covent Garden to New York’s Metropolitan Opera. She is back in San Diego to sing the title role in that all-time favorite of opera mavens, ‘Madama Butterfly’ by Giacomo Puccini . . .