San Diego Opera launches season

Harvey and Sheryl White, Joan and Irwin Jacobs (Photo: Jon Clark)

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