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By Gabriela Lena Frank and Nilo CruzJune 13, 17, 22, 25, 30, 2023
Divided in life. United in eternity.
It's been three years since she passed. Now on the Day of the Dead in 1957, a lonely, ailing Diego Rivera makes a final wish: to see his wife Frida Kahlo once more. And the underworld heeds his call.
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Sung in Spanish with English supertitles
Approximately 2 hours including one intermission
Two of the 20th century’s most influential painters are reborn in this world premiere, a celebration of Mexican culture that tips its hat to the Orpheus myth and surrealism.
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Read what the press has said about the stars of the production.
“[Etienne] Dupuis the Canadian baritone deploys immense charm and seduction, phrasing with infinite finesse.”–Opera News
“[Adela Zaharia’s] voice was equal parts shimmer and opulence.”–Los Angeles Times
“[Luca] Pisaroni’s natural charm comes through, lending Leporello a touch of swagger.”–The New York Times
It’s 1957. Three years have passed since the Diego Rivera lost his wife, artist Frida Kahlo. But on the Day of the Dead, he’ll beg her to return—and the underworld will grant his wish.
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June 13, 17, 22, 25, 30, 2023
* San Francisco Opera Debut
New San Francisco Opera co-commission withSan Diego Opera, Fort Worth Opera, DePauw University, School of Music, and with support from The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts
This production is made possible, in part, by John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn.
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