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October 8–28, 2015
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September 12, 2015
The news is out and people are thrilled! Stephen Sondheim’s macabre musical thriller Sweeney Todd; The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is coming to San Francisco Opera.
September 10, 2015
San Francisco Opera has hosted tweet seaters at selected final dress rehearsals since June 2012. The latest iteration saw a group of social-savvy tweeters attend the final dress of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd on September 9.
July 9, 2015
This week we are turning our attention to our feline friends. Here's to those furry four legged companions who make our lives that much more wonderful—#OperaKittehs!
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September 23, 2015
San Francisco Opera Principal Guest Conductor Patrick Summers will be awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal at the end of tonight’s performance for 25 years of exemplary Company service.
September 22, 2015
Matthew Shilvock has been named General Director Designate of San Francisco Opera and will assume his new position as the Company’s seventh director on August 1, 2016.
September 18, 2015
American soprano Nadine Sierra will now sing the title role for all seven performances.
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