The Jonathan Eaton and Beni Montresor production of Puccini's Turandot from the 1970s was revived several times over the decades.
Lotfi Mansouri's production of Rossini's Barberof Seville dates from 1988. That same year Mansouri became the general manager of San Francisco Opera.
In 2007, City Opera gave the New York premiere of Margaret Garner, the 2005 opera with score by Richard Danielpour and libretto by Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison. The staging was a new production for the company by director Tazewell Thompson.
James Robinson’s 1998 production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel featured Jessie Raven, center, as Humperdinck’s Witch, with Jennifer Rivera as Hansel, left, and Jennifer Aylmer as Gretel.
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