A wise cobbler-poet counsels a young singer in a battle of melody and verse to win the hand of the woman he loves.
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November 16, 2015
Programmimg and details announced for San Francisco Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera, opening in February 2016.
October 12, 2015
San Francisco Opera Center announces the twelve recipients of the 2016 Adler Fellowship.
September 22, 2015
Matthew Shilvock named General Director Designate of San Francisco Opera. Shilvock becomes the Company's seventh director on August 1, 2016.
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