Inspired by the success of its safe drive-in performances of La bohème in the fall, which heralded the return of live, in-person opera and provided more than 300 jobs to many who had not worked since March of 2020, San Diego Opera presents a spring season of drive-in performances.
It opens on Saturday, April 24, with One Amazing Night, San Diego Opera’s annual concert of arias and duets with the San Diego Symphony. This year’s one-night-only event will feature soloists from the San Diego Opera chorus performing beloved operatic and musical favorites and is conducted by San Diego Opera’s Chorus Master and Music Administrator, Bruce Stasyna. The next evening, on Sunday, April 25, San Diego Opera will present the first of four performances of Rossini’s classic comedy The Barber of Seville. These 90-minute performances will also feature the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Opera Chorus. Patrons will watch the action live on stage from their cars, while video monitors placed throughout the parking lot provide close-ups of the action on stage.