By David Salazar
San Francisco’s Presidio Theatre has announced its 2023 spring season.
For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances.
The Lamplighters will present “By Georges! A Day in the Life of the Legendary Chevalier de St. Georges.” The showcase is the company’s first production from its operetta commission project.
Performance Date: May 6, 2023
The New Century Chamber Orchestra will present “Points of Origin,” a performance featuring Jessie Montgomery’s “Banner,” a reimagining of the U.S. national anthem, and Nico Muhly’s song cycle “Stranger,” which will star tenor Nicholas Phan. The program will also feature Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis,” Britten’s “Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge,” and a world premiere by Hannah Kendall.
Performance Date: May 18, 2023
Music of Remembrance will showcase Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s “Before It All Goes Dark” and “Another Sunrise.” The former stars Ryan McKinny and Megan Marino, while the latter stars Caitlin Lynch.
Performance Date: May 24, 2023