Friday, June 24, 2022

Cast Change, SFO Verdi Concert

War Memorial Opera House at twilight. Photo shows a large neoclassical building with columns, a balcony, front steps, and a fly tower.

War Memorial Opera House
Photo by Lisa Hirsch

Received from San Francisco Opera:

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 24, 2022) — San Francisco Opera today announced a cast and program update for the June 30 Eun Sun Kim Conducts Verdi concert. Due to illness, tenor Arturo Chacón-Cruz must withdraw from the concert. Currently performing in Europe,

Mr. Chacón-Cruz has developed a bilateral ear infection which prevents him from international air travel. The concert program has been updated due to this change.


Cast, program, other info:

June 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Approximate timing: 2 hours and 5 minutes, including one intermission

War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco


Livestream (separate ticket)

After-Party (separate ticket) at 10:15 pm in the Green Room, 401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco


Eun Sun Kim, Conductor

Nicole Car, Soprano

Etienne Dupuis, Baritone

Soloman Howard, Bass

Mikayla Sager, Soprano*+

San Francisco Opera Orchestra

San Francisco Opera Chorus


Morgan Robinson, Stage Director

Justin Partier, Lighting Designer

John Keene, Chorus Director




Concert Program (updated June 24/subject to change)


Luisa Miller

  • Overture
  • Act II, Scene 1: Il padre tuo … Tu puniscimi … A brani, brani o perfido


Il Trovatore

  • Act II, Scene 1: Anvil Chorus
  • Act I, Scene 2: Che più t’arresti … Tacea la notte placida … Di tale amor
  • Act II, Scene 2: Tutto è deserto … Il balen del suo sorriso
  • Act IV, Scene 1: Udiste … Mira di acerbe lagrime


Don Carlo

  • Act III finale Auto-da-Fé Scene: Spuntato ecco il dì d’esultanza
  • Act III, Scene 2: Ballet Music [from the 1867 version of Don Carlos]
  • Act IV, Scene 2: Per me giunto … O Carlo ascolta
  • Act V, Scene 1: Tu che le vanità


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