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George Gershwin

SF Opera: Porgy & Bess

If you weren’t able to score tickets to the stellar San Francisco Opera production of Porgy and Bess, then Summertime opera ain’t necessarily going to feel very easy.

Unfortunately this oh-too-brief engagement of George and Ira Gershwin’s American operatic masterwork is fleeting as sweet summer itself.

We’ll leave the heavy, analytical lifting to the experts. But for lucky ticket-holders last week at opening-night, Porgy and Bess was, simply, thrilling.

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