Archive | 50 Year Anniversaries

Commemorating the 50 year anniversary of William’s first performance of an opera

50 Year Anniversaries: “Pelléas et Mélisande” with Pilar Lorengar, André Jobin, Thomas Stewart – San Francisco Opera, November 3, 1965

Note from William: This post continues my series of observances of the 50 year anniversaries of the historic performances that I attended at San Francisco Opera during the general directorship of Kurt Herbert Adler. This is the sixteenth of sixteen such observances of performances from the company’s 1965 Fall season.   Having spent the previous weekend […]

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50 Year Anniversaries: “Ballo in Maschera” with Leontyne Price and Sandor Konya – October 31, 1965

Note from William: This post continues my series of observances of the 50 year anniversaries of the historic performances that I attended at San Francisco Opera during the general directorship of Kurt Herbert Adler. This is the fifteenth of sixteen such observances of performances from the company’s 1965 Fall season.   The 1965 season ended with […]

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50 Year Anniversaries: “Don Giovanni” with Pilar Lorengar’s Donna Anna – San Francisco Opera, October 30, 1965

Note from William: This post continues my series of observances of the 50 year anniversaries of the historic performances that I attended at San Francisco Opera during the general directorship of Kurt Herbert Adler. This is the fourteenth of sixteen such observances of performances from the company’s 1965 Fall season.   The final performance of 1965 […]

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