19 Jun 2008
SF Opera scores a triumph
[Photo by Terrence McCarthy courtesy of San Francisco Opera]
by Jason Victor Serinus [Bay Area Reporter, 19 June 2008]
Ariodante's plot may have its giggle-inducing inanities, but its oft-florid music is glorious. Given the excellence of SFO General Director David Gockley's cast, we will be extremely fortunate to experience another equally glowing rendition of Handel's seldom-performed opera of 1735 in our lifetimes.