From the San Francisco Opera House, Giacomo Meyerbeer's - L'Africaine. An opera in three acts, with Chorus, Ballet and Orchestra of The San Francisco Opera. Placido Domingo stars as Vasco da Gama. In the great explorations, Vasco da Gama returns to a Portugal seething with political intrigue and hypocrisy, armed with two exotic slaves he has brought back with him from Africa. Conducted by Maurizio Arena.