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Baritone Efraín Solís on 'Papageno' -- Now at San Francisco Opera

Sean Martinfield | Posted 10.23.2015 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

San Francisco Opera's revival of designer Jun Kaneko's The Magic Flute is simply the best show in town.

Shagimuratova Goes Brilliantly Mad In 'Lucia di Lammermoor'

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

The Russian soprano captivated a first night audience with her bravura performance as the doomed Scottish lass, culminating in a heart-stopping Mad Scene that can take its place among those of the storied singers who have made the role a signature of their virtuosity.

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg Introduces 'Rita' by Donizetti, February 12-16

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

The best way to describe Verdi's String Quartet in E minor is that it's just so very-very Verdi. Including it on a program such as this reveals similar dramatic flavors found in any of his operas.

The Dicapo Opera Theatre and "The Miracle of E. 76th Street"

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 10.28.2012 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

The score and dramatics of Loesser's unforgettable melodic musical dramedy were showcased with care, soaring excitement and more than a touch of humor. I hope he brings it back for another look.

Arts Lust: The Youthful Maturity of a Tenor

Allan M. Jalon | Posted 12.11.2011 | Arts
Allan M. Jalon

Stephen Costello, the increasingly respected young tenor who recently helped open the Metropolitan Opera's new season, has a gift for candor that matches the sincerity of his voice.

DIVERSE ART: Summerscape Festival | Zinta Lundborg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Head up the Hudson Valley to Bard College for Odon von Horvath's "Judgment Day." First seen in 1937 and not much since, the play shows a town ripped ...