This Aug. 21, 2008 photo released by the LA Opera shows director 

This Aug. 21, 2008 photo released by the LA Opera shows director Woody Allen, left, speaking with a young cast member as Albanian tenor Saimir Pirgu, center, looks on during a rehearsal of "Gianni Schicchi" in Los Angeles. At 31, Pirgu is an even hotter hire in the music business, having worked closely with two of The Three Tenors who were stadium megastars _ Placido Domingo and the late Luciano Pavarotti. He's appearing with the San Francisco Opera in Bellini's “I Capuleti e i Montecchi,” a reworking of the Romeo and Juliet story that runs through Oct. 19. (AP Photo LA Opera, Robert Millard)
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This Aug. 21, 2008 photo released by the LA Opera shows director Woody Allen, left, speaking with a young cast member as Albanian tenor Saimir Pirgu, center, looks on during a rehearsal of "Gianni Schicchi" in Los Angeles. At 31, Pirgu is an even hotter hire in the music business, having worked closely with two of The Three Tenors who were stadium megastars _ Placido Domingo and the late Luciano Pavarotti. He's appearing with the San Francisco Opera in Bellini's “I Capuleti e i Montecchi,” a reworking of the Romeo and Juliet story that runs through Oct. 19. (AP Photo LA Opera, Robert Millard)
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