So, here, in photos, are some memories of the season! Enjoy!
Imperial Court Ladies wait to make their entrance in *Turandot*
Some of the *Heart of a Soldier* Cast. (Including the handsome, new rising tenor - Ta'u Pupu'a in WWII costume.) Why are these men dressed in Business Suits for *Costumes*? Because the final scene takes place in the Twin Towers on 9/11...
Baritone Thomas Hampson and Cast
Tenor William Burden in Army Gear
Renee Fleming as *Lucrezia* and her Borgia Courtiers
Tenor Michael Fabiano.... in this costume, he kept reminding me of Billy Idol....and he acted a lot like him too on stage! We all kept breaking into "White Wedding" backstage!
LUV the boots!!!
The Ghostly Zombie-Statues of *Xerxes*
Countertenor David Daniels
Mezzo Sonia Prina...she is a *Princess* who disguises herself as a man. Marianne, she is the woman we saw on the ferry when we went to Sausalito!
Mezzo Susan Graham....she plays the role of a man - our *hero*, Xerxes!
Ooohh.......that naughty *Carmencita*!
A Sister meets *Ladies of the Night*! Dios Mio!
Here's what really goes on backstage...waiting for entrances.... A-ha-ha!
Ah, it's over...until May....when our Summer Season begins!
Bravi to all who made this SF Opera season a success!
♥ Robin ♥