11 episodes

General Director David Gockley's introduction to the 2014–15 Season at San Francisco Opera.

2014–15 Season Preview San Francisco Opera

    • Performing Arts

General Director David Gockley's introduction to the 2014–15 Season at San Francisco Opera.

    INTRODUCTION

    INTRODUCTION

    General Director David Gockley introduces the 2014–15 Season.

    • 2 min
    NORMA

    NORMA

    Introduction to Bellini's "Norma" by General Director David Gockley.

    Conductor: Richard Bonynge
    September 1982

    "Ah! bello a me ritorna"(Introduction)

    "Mira, o Norma": Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne

    "Guerra, guerra"

    "Casta diva": Joan Sutherland

    Ending of the opera

    • 16 min
    SUSANNAH

    SUSANNAH

    Introduction to Floyd's "Susannah" by General Director David Gockley.

    • 9 min
    A MASKED BALL

    A MASKED BALL

    Introduction to Verdi's "Masked Ball" by General Director David Gockley.

    Conductor: Marco Armiliato
    September 2006

    Overture
    "Amelia…ah, dessa ancor!": Marcus Haddock

    "Re dell’abisso, affretati": Tichina Vaughn

    "Saper vorreste": Anna Christy

    "Teco io sto": Deborah Voigt, Marcus Haddock

    • 12 min
    PARTENOPE

    PARTENOPE

    Introduction to Handel's "Partenope" by General Director David Gockley.

    • 10 min
    TOSCA

    TOSCA

    Introduction to Puccini's "Tosca" by General Director David Gockley.

    Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
    November 2012

    "Vittoria, vittoria! ": Brian Jagde

    "Recondita armonia": Brian Jagde

    Scarpia’s entrance (Act I): Mark Delavan

    "Tosca divina, la mano mia": Mark Delavan

    "Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!": Mark Delavan

    "Mario! Mario!": Patricia Racette

    • 13 min

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