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Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 4

by christian.anderson

Yesterday’s performance very nearly was GOETTERDAEMMERUNG for tenor Ian Storey, who was singing the punishing role of Siegfried.  Near the end of the second act he was obviously having vocal trouble, and barely  managed to finish the act.  David Gockley, the San Francisco Opera’s general director, came out in front of the curtain before the […]