The artistic couple and their tempestuous love is the subject of Gabriela Lena Frank and Nilo Cruz’s new work, now at SF Opera.
Miranda Liu is marvelous in Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1, while Ravel’s Boléro provides a colorful finale.
The American music director reflects on her trailblazing career, important mentors, and the value of expanding the canon.
There will be an added poignancy to the San Francisco Symphony’s performances of Adriana Mater this week.