“A Masked Ball” by Giuseppe Verdi
The San Diego Opera will be performing “A Masked Ball” by Giuseppe Verdi, beginning this Saturday.
Here’s a summary of the opera from www.sdopera.com: “Although the close relationship between Sweden’s King Gustav III and Amelia, wife of his best friend, Count Anckarström, has never crossed the line, jealousy and politics cause Anckarström to join a band of conspirators and ultimately to murder the King Continue reading
As You Like It
Run to it! Dana Green’s doing a spectacular Rosalind, one of Shakespeare’s smartest women, and the Adrian Noble-directed production’s a wall-to-wall charmer. Banished gentry flee to a wintry Forest of Arden (Deidre Clancy’s costumes sport a modern dress, Nordic look), where they re-balance themselves and, in the case of swoony Orlando, learn to fall in love. The ensemble work is tops, as are individual efforts by Jacques C. Smith, as the melancholy Jacques, Dan Amboyer as Orlando, Vivia Font, as Ceilia, and, of course Green’s conjuring Rosalind [runs in repertory with Inherit the Wind and Richard III].
More details: http://www.sandiegoreader.com/events/ongoing/45470/