BRAVO! CLUB Annual Programs and Events

BRAVO! CLUB presents social and educational opportunities throughout the year— from lectures and multi-media sessions designed to help you appreciate opera like a pro to cocktail and pre-show parties where you'll meet other young opera enthusiatists. BRAVO! CLUB offers something for everyone!

Opening Night Gala

Celebrate the opening night of San Francisco Opera’s new season at BRAVO! CLUB’s magical Opening Night Gala held annually in early September. Mix and mingle with other young opera enthusiasts and help support the continuation of this rich tradition.

Gala Kick-off Event

Gear up for the Opening Night Gala at this annual event held in August and meet other gala attendees a few short weeks before the opening night festivities begin.

Luminary Reception

Meet one of today’s leading opera stars at this exclusive cocktail reception and get a behind-the-scenes look at what it truly means to be an opera luminary. 

Sneak Peek Event

Get the inside scoop directly from the source, San Francisco Opera’s General Director David Gockley, and hear what’s in store for the Opera’s exciting new season. Plus, enjoy a performance by San Francisco Opera’s talented resident artists, the Adler Fellows. Typically held in early May, this event is the perfect place to sign up or renew your BRAVO! membership to take advantage of a full year's worth of benefits plus a bonus 3 months!

Membership Parties

BRAVO! CLUB typically hosts two membership parties a year, one in the summer and one in the fall/winter. Keep checking our calendar of events for all the latest dates.

Pre-show Receptions

Join BRAVO! CLUB three times a season for a complimentary pre-show reception in the exclusive Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Intermezzo Lounge of the Opera House. Check our calendar of events for specific dates.

Educational Events

BRAVO! CLUB hosts a number of educational events throughout the year—including private talks, backstage tours and the annual Gala Preview Lecture designed to introduce you to the opening night opera and enrich your gala experience.