Review: ‘Norma’ by Vincenzo Bellini at San Francisco Opera (**1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: **1/2) (“Norma” plays at the War Memorial Opera House on 9/19/14, 9/23/14, 9/27/14, and 9/30/14.) This new production of “Norma”, directed by Kevin Newbury, reminded me of the mythical pushmi-pulyu of Dr. Dolittle fame, in that it appears to be an animal with two heads, struggling against each other to take matters in opposite directions. The musical […]