Italian music, food, cinema, opera: San Francisco’s audience gets it all in one week

Nov 17, 2019 855

BY: Serena Perfetto

Starting November 17th, San Francisco will be home to a series of events about Italian music, food, cinema, and opera. There will be an opportunity for every Italy’s lover to listen to an outstanding Italian singer,  to attend the opera featuring an Italian music director, to watch some of the latest movies by famous Italian directors and taste great specialties from Emilia Romagna. All in one week.

After he served as Music Director of the San Francisco Opera from 2009 to 2018, conducting over 40 operas and concerts since his Company debut in 2005, and after being awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal for artistic excellence, Maestro Nicola Luisotti will come back to the Bay Area to conduct Puccini’s Manon Lescaut. The occasion will be celebrated with a reception hosted by the Museo Italo Americano alongside Consul General of Italy Lorenzo and Mrs. Sheila Ortona on Sunday, November 17th. 

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