Posted January 18, 2012

Wann fährt der nächste Schwan?  Leo Slezak

What time is the next swan ? ? ?  After an absence of 16 years Lohengrin returns to San Francisco!

San Francisco Opera announced January 17th that the Fall 2012 season will include Lohengrin.

Dates are:  October 20, 24, 28, 31 November 3, 6, 9

The production was recently seen in Houston and is designed by Robert Innes Hopkins and will be directed by Daniel Slater, San Francisco Opera Music Director Maestro Nicola Luisotti will conduct.

Finnish soprano Camilla Nylund makes her San Francisco Opera debut.  Many WSNC members will recall her exquisite Elizabeth in the Tannhäuser in San Diego, the role in which Ms. Nylund made her Bayreuth debut last season.

Last season’s sensational Siegmund Brandon Jovanovich stars as the Swan Knight


Lohengrin Brandon Jovanovich  
Elsa von Brabant Camilla Nylund *  
Ortrud Petra Lang  
Friedrich von Telramund Gerd Grochowski  
Heinrich der Vogler Kristinn Sigmundsson  
King’s Herald Brian Mulligan


The Wagner Society will be organizing Group Sales for Lohengrin.