NORTH STAGE DOOR

San Francisco Opera's North Stage Door episode 4 reveals behind the scenes stories about the importance of opera prompters and supernumeraries and delves into San Francisco Opera's distinguished history of touring outside of the Bay Area, moving personnel and productions from city to city by plane, train, bus and even dog sled.

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North Stage Door Episode 3 explores the music and themes of love and liberation in Beethoven's Fidelio. Special Guests include Matthew Ozawa, Janet Napolitano, Ian Robertson, San Francisco Opera Orchestra Musicians and Incarcerated Persons at San Quentin State Prison.

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North Stage Door takes listeners backstage to examine the dynamic 18th century duo of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Lorenzo Da Ponte, and what, and how, their creative partnership continues to move and inspire us today.

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Episode 1: Rossini’s The Barber of Seville is featured and special guests include Patricia Racette, Pete Docter, Lucas Meachem, Matthew Ozawa, and others.

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Step into the world of opera through North Stage Door, a new podcast that takes you into the swirl of creativity, stagecraft, and performance at San Francisco Opera. You’ll hear lively stories and insightful interviews—a window into the complex inner workings of this vibrant company, and the many aspects necessary to make a rich, multi-faceted art form come to life.

 

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North Stage Door Team

Katherine Baltrush

Katherine Baltrush

Michael Bragg

Michael Bragg

Christopher Davis

Christopher Davis

Jodi Gage

Jodi Gage

Rachel Garoon

Rachel Garoon

Chris Largent

Chris Largent

Molly Mcbride

Molly McBride

Jeffery McMillan

Jeffery McMillan

Jeremy Pattfield

Jeremy Pattfield

Celine Strouts

Celine Strouts

The North Stage Door team includes Katherine Baltrush, Michael Bragg, Chris Davis, Jodi Gage, Rachel Garoon, Jeffery McMillan, Jeremy Patfield, Barbara Rominski, Celine Strouts, with help from Marisa Brink, Trey Costerisan, Troy Smith, and Kali Wilson.


Sound Designer and Audio Engineer: Tod Nixon


Consulting Producer: Elena Park/Lumahai Productions


Executive Producers: Molly McBride and San Francisco Opera Managing Director Production Jennifer Good

 

MADE POSSIBLE BY

North Stage Door Podcast is made possible, in part, by the Creative Edge Fund with major support from Carol and Dixon Doll, Peter Fenton and Kate Greer, and Bob Ellis.

  Opera America

North Stage Door is made possible by an OPERA America Innovation Grant,
supported by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.

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