Conductor relishes return to Mozart opera 'Cosi fan tutte'
By: PAM KRAGEN [No. County Times, 16 Feb 05]
For San Diego Opera conductor Karen Keltner, returning to the score of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" is like slipping on a pair of well-worn leather gloves. The music fits snugly with the vocal parts, and the luxurious feel of the piece improves with each wearing.
Keltner, resident conductor and music administrator for San Diego Opera since 1982, has conducted "Cosi fan tutte" three or four times in the past, but never, she says, with such a fine cast as that assembled for the production opening Saturday.
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