September listings for the San Francisco Opera - please note time change on 9/8

September listings for the San Francisco Opera - please note time change on 9/8

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

Susan Graham leads the cast in the Sep 29th presentation of Handel's Xerxes.

picture_home.gif

susangraham.com



The San Francisco Opera will begin at 3:00 p.m. on September 8th due to the live Clothesline Festival remote broadcast.

9/1     Georges Bizet:   Carmen (in French)
CAST:
Carmen   Anita Rachvelishvili
Don José   Thiago Arancam
Micaëla   Sara Gartland
Escamillo   Paulo Szot
Frasquita   Susannah Biller
Mercédès   Cybele Gouverneur
Le Dancaïre   Timothy Mix
Le Remendado  Daniel Montenegro
Moralès   Trevor Scheunemann
Zuniga    Wayne Tigges
Lillas Pastia   Yusef Lambert
CONDUCTOR:  Niccola Luisotti
STAGE DIRECTOR:  Jose Maria Condemi
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS  
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson
 

9/8   (3:00 p.m. Start Time - due to Clothesline Festival Remote broadcast)

Christopher Theofanidis:  Heart of a Soldier (in English) World Premier

PLEASE NOTE:    THIS OPERA CONTAINS SOME NAUGHTY WORDS. 

LIBRETTO:   Donna Di Novelli
MUSIC:   Christopher Theofanidis
CAST:
Rick Rescorla   Thomas Hampson
Daniel J. Hill   William Burden 

Susan Rescorla  Melody Moore
Juliet, Barbara   Nadine Sierra
Cyril    Henry Phipps
Imam    Mohannad Mchallah
Tom, Ted   Michael Sumuel
Lolita, Bridesmaid  Susannah Biller
Pat, Ann   Sara Gartland
Kathy, Bridesmaid  Maya Lahyani
Omaha, Robert  Ta’u Pupu’a
Dexter, Dex   Daniel Snyder
Joseph, Joe   Trevor Scheunemann
Sam, Wesley   Wayne Tigges
Buddy    Koa, The Golden Retriever 
CONDUCTOR:  Patrick Summers
STAGE DIRECTOR:  Francesca Zambello
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS  
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson
 

9/15     Charles Francois Gounod:  Faust (in French)

CAST:
Faust    Stefano Secco
Mephistopheles  John Relyea
Marguerite   Patricia Racette
Wagner   Austin Kness
Siebel    Daniela Mack
Valentin   Brian Mulligan
Marthe    Catherine Cook
 
CONDUCTOR:  Maurizio Benini
STAGE DIRECTOR:  Jose Maria Condemi
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS  
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson
 

9/22     Gaetano Donizetti:  Lucrezia Borgia (in Italian)
CAST:
Lucrezia Borgia  Renee Fleming
Muffio Orsini   Elizabeth DeShong
Gennaro   Michael Fabiano
Alfonso d’Este  Vitalij Koaliow
Rustighello   Daniel Montenegro
Jepo Liverotto   Christopher Jackson
Oloferno Vitellozzo  Brian Jagde
Apostolo Gazello  Austin Kness
Astolfo   Ryan Kuster
Ascanio Petrucci  Ao Li
Gubetta   Igor Vieira
CONDUCTOR:  Riccardo Frizza
STAGE DIRECTOR:  John Pascoe
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS  
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson
 

9/29     George Frideric Handel:  Xerxes (in Italian)
CAST:
Xerxes    Susan Graham
Romilda   Lisette Oropesa
Arsamenes   David Daniels
Atalanta   Heidi Stober
Amastris   Sonia Prina
Ariodates   Wayne Tigges
Elviro    Michael Sumuel
CONDUCTOR:  Patrick Summers
STAGE DIRECTOR:  Nicholas Hytner
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS  
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson
 

share