Release date: 8/5/2013

Single Tickets for San Francisco Opera's 91st Season Now On Sale

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Single (non-subscription) tickets for San Francisco Opera’s 2013–14 Season, running from September 6 through December 1, 2013 and June 1 through July 13, 2014, are currently on sale. The San Francisco Opera Box Office, located at 301 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco, is open Monday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Tuesday–Friday 10 a.m.–6 p.m. for in-person sales or by phone at (415) 864-3330; tickets are also available for online purchase at sfopera.com
 
Single tickets are available for the world premiere of Dolores Claiborne, a new opera commissioned by San Francisco Opera from composer Tobias Picker and librettist J. D. McClatchy based on the 1992 novel by award-winning author Stephen King; the long-awaited revival of Robert Carsen’s acclaimed production of Boito’s Mefistofele; the Company’s official celebration of the bicentennial births of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, including productions of Verdi’s Falstaff and La Traviata conducted by Music Director Nicola Luisotti and a new production of Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer, led by Principal Guest Conductor Patrick Summers; the Company debut of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s landmark 1927 musical drama Show Boat; a new production of Rossini’s beloved Il Barbiere di Siviglia as well as two special performances of The Barber of Seville for Families; and the San Francisco Opera debut of visual artist Jun Kaneko’s visually stunning production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. All performances include the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus at the historic War Memorial Opera House.
 
Single tickets for the extraordinary performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s choral masterpiece, Messa da Requiem on Friday, October 25, 2013 featuring the combined orchestras and choruses of San Francisco Opera and Italy’s renowned Real Teatro di San Carlo of Naples are on sale as of August 1, 2013. In celebration of the bicentennial of Verdi’s birth, this concert will be conducted by Nicola Luisotti and will feature
 four vocal soloists—soprano Leah Crocetto, mezzo-soprano Margaret Mezzacappa, tenor Michael Fabiano and bass Vitalij Kowaljow.
 
Please see attached calendar for complete casting information.
 
 
TICKETS AND INFORMATION
 
Single tickets for San Francisco Opera’s 2013–14 Season are priced from $23 to $385. Tickets for the Verdi Requiem concert on October 25, 2013 are priced from $25 to $250. Tickets for the November 24 and 30, 2013 The Barber of Seville for Families presentations are priced from $10 to $45 for children and $25 to $90 for adults.
 
Please visit sfopera.com for further details, or call the Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330. San Francisco Opera Box Office winter hours: Monday 10am–5pm; Tuesday through Friday 10am–6pm. All cast, programs, prices and schedules are subject to change.