Opera Classics

Opera Classics - Tosca

Nicolas M. Reveles

Director of Education and Community Engagement, San Diego Opera

Katherine Emmenegger

Culinary Education Director, The Curious Fork

Friday, January 22, 6:30-8:30     $49

To Enroll: http://www.sdopera.org/tickets/tasteofopera

 

The raw emotion evoking arias and sensual melodies of Puccini convey the passionate story of love, politics, police brutality, betrayal, jealousy and murder.  Tosca's Roman setting provides the perfect gastronomic backdrop.  Nicolas Reveles' expert narration, and Chef Katherine's culinary interpretation of this opera will shock, amuse, and satisfy.

Recipes: Fettucine with White Wine Braised Mussels and Cumin Sauce; Fennel, Radicchio, and Blood Orange Salad with Dill Vinaigrette; Chicken Saltimbocca and Braised Artichokes; Honey Ricotta Cake with Vin Santo Roasted Pears

 

Opera Classics - Madame Butterfly

Nicolas M. Reveles

Director of Education and Community Engagement, San Diego Opera

Katherine Emmenegger

Culinary Education Director, The Curious Fork

Friday, February 26, 6:30-8:30 PM    $49

To Enroll: http://www.sdopera.org/tickets/tasteofopera

Puccini's Madame Butterfly tells the story of a geisha torn between tradition and desire through passionate, poignant, and haunting musical scores.  Nicolas unfolds the tale while Katherine share the art of Japanese cuisine.

Recipes: Miso Soup with Garlic and Ginger; Salmon and Avocado Sushi Rolls; Togarashi Grilled Steak with Kabocha Squash Rice; Pickled Cucumber and Wakame; Green Tea Ice Cream and Butter Cookies

 

Opera Classics - Great Scott

Nicolas M. Reveles

Director of Education and Community Engagement, San Diego Opera

Katherine Emmenegger

Culinary Education Director, The Curious Fork

Friday, March 25, 6:30-8:30 PM     $49

To Enroll: http://www.sdopera.org/tickets/tasteofopera

Arden Scott, - a modern day woman and opera diva of Great Scott - struggles with the challenges ahead when she moves back to her hometown to save the American Opera, only to find that opening night is scheduled on the same day as the big game of the home football team.  This story, told with lighthearted, tender humor, explores music of the past while contrasting it with today's popular culture.  While Nicolas unfolds the story with music, Katherine brings you an All American menu.

Recipes: French Onion Dip Potato Skins; Carolina Barbecue with Tangy Sauce and House Made Pickled Peppers; Farmer's Market Slaw; Hush Puppy Onion Rings; Apricot-Pistachio Tarts

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