San Diego Opera launches season


San Diego Opera opened its 47th international season Jan. 28 with Richard Strauss’s tour de force “Salome,” marking the return of American soprano Lise Lindstrom and American bass-baritone Greer Grimsley.

A pre-opera gala was held in the Palm Court at the US Grant Hotel, where Audrey Geisel was honored for her contributions to the community. Visit


Photos: Jon Clark