RECENT ARTICLES

In  Times of Micro-Aggressions: "9-1-1- What's Your Emergency?" The Verdict" by Jovelyn D. RichardsThe Dreaming Machine  4 (2019).

An Interview with Radoslava Biancalana (San Francisco Opera Czech language coach), San Francisco Opera Magazine (2019)

An Interview with Carmen Giannattasio in occasion of her role debut in Tosca, San Francisco Opera Magazine (2018).

"Testimonies of Passion and Pride. Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci in San Francisco." San Francisco Opera Magazine (2018).

"Americana. C'era una volta il West" ("Once Upon a Time in the West"). On Francesca Zambello's Ring and John Adams and Peter Sellars' Girls of the Golden West, and how these two productions entered the debate on American and California identity. Classic Voice  232 (2018).

"Politischer Richtungswechsel. Woody Guthries This Land Is Your Land und die Macht der populistischen Folk Music" (This Land Is Your Land for the Twenty-First Century: The Power of Populist Folk Music"). German translation by Judith Kemp. Österreichische Musikzeitschrift 6 (2017).

The Secret Life of Food. San Francisco Opera Magazine (2017).

"When Aida Conquered the Silver Screen" on the 1953 filmed version of Aida featuring Sofia Loren. San Francisco Opera Magazine (2016).

SELECTED INTERVIEWS

Interview with Music Director Nicola Luisotti for the world premiere of La Ciociara at San Francisco Opera. San Francisco Opera Magazine (2015).

Interview with composer Marco Tutino for the world premiere of La Ciociara at San Francisco Opera. San Francisco Opera Magazine (2015).

 

Interview: “The San Francisco-Naples connection – Music Director Nicola Luisotti in conversation about his projects for Teatro di San Carlo and his tenure at the SF Opera” (2013).

 

In conversation with the cast of Nixon in China (Maria Kanyova, Hye Jung Lee, and Simon O'Neill).

 

In conversation with Diana Damrau.

 

Exclusive interview with Ewa Podles.

 

In conversation with  Nathan Gunn.

 

In conversation with  SF Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti.

 

In conversation with Patricia Racette.

 

In conversation with John Relyea.

 

Report from an exclusive press conference with Plácido Domingo.

 

Series of interviews with the protagonists of Wagner’s Ring Cycle at San Francisco Opera (2011)

 

In conversation with Gabriele Lavia.

 

In conversation with legendary bass Ferruccio Furlanetto.

 

In conversation with Nicole Cabell.

 

 

SELECTED ARTICLES

 

Review: John Adams’ Nixon in China at the San Francisco Opera (2012).

 

Review: Verdi's Attila at the San Francisco Opera (2012).

 

Review: World premiere of Heart of a Soldier (2011).

 

Review: Handel's Xerxes at the San Francisco Opera (2011).

 

Review: Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia with Renée Fleming at the San Francisco Opera (2011).

 

Review: Puccini’s La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West) at the San Francisco Opera (2010).

 

Review: Environmental concerns and feminist warriors: Wagner’s Die Walkure directed by Francesca Zambello at the San Francisco Opera (2010).

 

Review: Alfano's Cyrano de Bergerac with Plácido Domingo at the San Francisco Opera (2010).

 

Review: Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro at the San Francisco Opera (2010).

 

Review: Verdi's Aida at the San Francisco Opera (2010).

 

Review: Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House, London (2009).

 

Review: Thomas Gay’s The Beggar's Opera at the Royal Opera House, London (2009).

 

Review: Donizetti's La fille du régiment at the San Francisco Opera (2009).

 

Review: Strauss' Salome at the San Francisco Opera (2009)

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