Beethoven dismissed the theme of Mozart’s Don Giovanni as too frivolous for consideration, but philosophers and theologians have treated the opera as a treasure close to Divine revelation. San Diego Opera’s stunning production of “Don Giovanni” at Civic Theatre not only made an air-tight case for the opera’s dramatic potency, but offered a roster of accomplished singers who gave Mozart his due and then some . . .

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San Diego Opera’s vibrant ensemble production of “La bohème” Saturday (Jan. 24) at Civic Theatre not only opened the 2015 season, but marked the company’s rebirth after a near-death experience last spring . . .

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