Date(s) - 07/20/2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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A triple bill of fully-staged, one-act operas. La Serva Padrona is a quintessential operatic work that links history to the present with relatable characters in the form of a cunning young maid and her aging master. In Sāvitri, Holst reaches into the Mahābhārata, one of the great epics of ancient India, focusing on the tale of Death outsmarted by a young woman. The series closes with Walton’s The Bear, where a widow faithful to the memory of her late husband finds unexpected love.