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San Francisco Opera Gala Celebration (#2304)

The San Francisco Opera returns to the beautifully renovated War Memorial Opera House to open its 75th season with a spectacular concert. With Beverly Sills as host and Sir Derek Jacobi as master of ceremonies, this once-in-a-life-time event reunites performers with breakthrough roles they performed at the San Francisco Operea. The evening, conducted by SFO music director Donald Runnicles, features Placido Domingo, Jerry Hadley, James Morris, Marilyn Horne, Frederica von Stade, Carol Vaness and Samuel Ramey, among many. [89 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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The Arts
Series Length
263 episodes
Average Episode Length
97 minutes
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Sch/until 3/24/16; ncc; simul. ;7-day cached rights
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