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Lotfi Mansouri   
General Director, San Francisco Opera
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"The piece itself is about a journey of self-discovery. It's been a wonderful, wonderful journey on this one."
The Players

Sam Fleming | Susan Graham | Jake Heggie | Lotfi Mansouri | Terrence McNally | John Packard | Patrick Summers | Frederica von Stade | Michael Yeargan
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Lotfi Mansouri photo "When you do a piece like this, it evolves. If you are too tied to your original vision I think you limit yourself."
 
Lotfi Mansouri photo "The process accumulates speed and complexity. Then you have the workshop, where you bring artists together so the creators can hear [and] see if this sounds right."
 
Lotfi Mansouri photo "Opera is a detailed, complex process. Then all of a sudden the curtain's going up, and three years' work depends on three hours of performance."
 

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