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Summer is Redemption

JENŮFA

When the righteous sin, can they be forgiven?

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Carmen

May 27–July 3, 2016

Don Carlo

June 12–29, 2016

Jenůfa

June 14–July 1, 2016

Upcoming 2016–17 Season

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.

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News From the Press Room

January 11, 2016

2016–17 Season Announced

A world premiere, classic operas, new productions, and the world's leading artists featured in the 2016–17 Season.

December 16, 2015

Dream of the Red Chamber Premieres this Fall

Bright Sheng/David Henry Hwang adaptation of epic 18th-century Qing Dynasty novel comes to life in September.

November 16, 2015

Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera to Open in February 2016

Details announced for San Francisco Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera.

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Expand your understanding and enjoyment of this season's productions.

Insight Panels

Discussions with  artists and artistic teams from the world of opera.

Pre-Opera Talks

Enjoy a brief overview of an opera's story, music and more before every performance.

Family Workshops

Engaging activities that prepare the whole family for a great time at the opera.