Classic Arts NewsFirst Look at the World Premiere of John Adams and Peter Sellars’ Opera Girls of the Golden WestThe production runs November 21–December 10 at San Francisco Opera.
November 21, 2017
San Francisco Opera presents the world premiere of Girls of the Golden West, by composer John Adams and librettist Peter Sellars, November 21.
The opera, directed by Sellars, explores the true stories of pioneers on California’s Gold Rush frontier during the 1850s. The production runs through December 10.
The cast includes Julia Bullock as Dame Shirley, Davóne Tines as Ned Peters, Paul Appleby as Joe Cannon, Hye Jung Lee as Ah Sing, J’Nai Bridges as Josefa Segovia, Ryan McKinny as Clarence, Elliot Madore as Ramón, and Lorena Feijóo as Lola Montez.
Flip through photos of the production below:
First Look at the World Premiere of John Adams and Peter Sellars’ Girls of the Golden West