San Francisco Opera
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"I think there is no world without theatre." - Edward Bond Looking for a show to see? Stark Insider is here to help. This edition of our theater and arts round-up includes new shows, some swashbuckling, mile high laughs, and a cinematic experience inside one of San Francisco's newest and most exciting...
Opera! Join Loni Stark in a very special episode as the Stark Insider crew heads to San Francisco Opera's beautiful new space in the War Memorial Veterans Building. After a $21 million renovation, the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera opened earlier this year to the public, and has been receiving rave...
Soprano Hye June Lee’s coloratura aria "I am the Wife of Chairman Mao," left the audience breathless with its ferocity. For all the vocal pyrotechnics of the evening, her performance took what could have easily been a painfully long act, and transformed it into a spellbinding moment.
The evening opened with a mash-up of “Let Me Be Your Star” from the TV show “Smash”
Tenor Daniel Curran and bass Adam Lau with Pianist Robert Mollicone to perform works by Schubert, Bolcom, Duparc, Loewe, Tosti and Mussorgsky.
Again, the company posted a deficit. But there were some bright spots, including a 32.5% increase in the top line.
Björling’s flawless vocal technique, silvery beauty of tone, have made him one of the greatest and most beloved tenors of the 20th century.