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"A harrowing triumph...this is a raw, emotionally confrontational Carmen, insisting that the audience look straight into the eye of passion’s pitiless storm." —San Francisco Classical Voice
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May 27–July 3, 2016
June 12–29, 2016
June 14–July 1, 2016
Subscriptions for the 2016–17 Season are on sale now! Explore the nine operas in the season and choose the package that works best for you.
Explore the Season
June 21, 2016
San Francisco Opera dramaturg Kip Cranna reflects on the legacy and career of General Director David Gockley.
June 20, 2016
Another installment of Reasons to See, where Opera employees to share their thoughts on the operas in our 2016–17 Season.
There is nothing worse than waiting two hours for your favorite jealous aria, dramatic death scene, or hunky shirtless baritione to come on stage, only to be distracted by your fatigue and exhaustion. How do the Opera Pros do it? It's all in the preparation...
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Do you prefer political intrigues like House of Cards, or romances like The Notebook? Our friendly Box Office staff loves to help opera match make.
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Impress your guest(s) by pre-ordering champagne or truffles, and have them waiting for you the minute intermission begins.
Opera under the stars – free, live simulcast of Carmen at AT&T Park on Saturday, July 2.
June 17, 2016
Opera luminaries gather to salute David Gockley in his final season as Company General Director.
June 14, 2016
Company announces commission from John Adams and Peter Sellars, Girls of the Golden West.
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