Review: ‘Don Pasquale’ at San Francisco Opera (****1/2)

by Charles Kruger Donezetti’s “Don Pasquale” is often spoken with along with¬†Rossini’s uncannily popular¬†“The Barber of Seville” as one of the greatest exemplars of Italian comic opera. To summarize the plot: Don Pasquale is upset that his nephew rejects the Don’s choice of a bride, preferring to marry for love. The determined, though elderly, Don […]