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Review: San Francisco Opera’s ‘The Gospel Of Mary Magdelene’

San Francisco Opera is currently staging the world premiere of “The Gospel of Mary Magdalene” by composer-librettist Mark Adamo.

CBS San Francisco–06/28/2013

The Gospel of Mary Magdalene (credit: San Francisco Opera)

SF Opera Gambles On ‘Gospel Of Mary Magdalene’

Composer Mark Adamo was looking for a more ambitious project to tackle when he happened upon a magazine article about Mary Magdalene…

06/21/2013

Rigoletto (credit: Marty Sohl/SF Opera.com)

‘Rigoletto’ Opens San Francisco Opera’s 90th Season

San Francisco Opera opened its 90th season this week with back-to-back, double-cast performances of Verdi’s great thriller “Rigoletto,” a dark tale…

09/10/2012

Donald Pippin (pocketopera.org)

About the Bay: San Francisco Man Translates Opera for the Masses

It’s anybody’s guess exactly how many opera fans there are out there, but it’s a safe bet to assume most people consider it a bore. Part of the problem, perhaps, is that it’s often hard to understand what the performer is saying – or singing.

03/26/2012

(credit: War Memorial Opera House)

Best Budget Cultural Events In San Francisco

There’s no need to sit home or miss out the culture San Francisco has to offer, even if you’re on a budget.

01/16/2012

San Francisco Jazz Center

San Francisco Gives Jazz A Place Alongside Other Centers Of High Culture

Crews broke ground Friday on the nation’s first stand-alone jazz concert hall, a state-of-the-art performance center that will stand beside established venues for the symphony, opera and ballet.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/06/2011

Opera singer Zheng Cao (San Francisco Classical Voice)

Opera Singer Fights Cancer, Returns To Bay Area Stage

Talk about hitting a high note. A mezzo-soprano has beaten the medical odds, surviving and finding the value of friendship and love in the process.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/04/2011

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