November 2016

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA - “Madama Butterfly”

“...conductor Yves Abel made a welcome return after an unconscionable 20-year absence to lead a performance of tenderness and dramatic urgency.”
San Francisco Chronicle, Joshua Kosman, 7th November 2016

“... Conductor Yves Abel, in his first return since the company’s 1996 “Hamlet”, led a flowing orchestral performance that highlighted the urgency and reflective tenderness of Puccini’s score...”
The Mercury News, Georgia Rowe, 7th November 2016