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Summer 2015

Summer 2015

Don’t miss a riveting summer of opera! Join us for Berlioz’s epic masterpiece The Trojans, the searing drama of Two Women and the heartwarming comedy, The Marriage of Figaro

2015–16 Design Your Own Season

2015–16 Design Your Own Season

Choose the operas you want on dates that fit your schedule and save up to 20% off regular ticket prices. 3-opera packages start at $99.

Show Your Passion for Opera

Show Your Passion for Opera

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Summer 2015 Trios

Summer 2015 Trios

Jump-start your summer planning and save with a trio of extraordinary operas! Order today and save up to 30% off 3-opera packages.

Simulcast Registration Open

Simulcast Registration Open

San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Giants invite you to a free simulcast of The Marriage of Figaro on Friday, July 3 at 7:30pm.

Tweet Seats

Tweet Seats

We're looking for a few socially savvy Tweeters to attend the final dress rehearsal of The Marriage of Figaro and tweet through the entire rehearsal. Apply now!

Tosca on KDFC

Tosca on KDFC

Tune in Sunday, June 7 at 8pm for a special broadcast of our Fall 2014 production of Tosca with Lianna Haroutounian, Brian Jagde, and Mark Delavan.

Give the Gift of Opera

Give the Gift of Opera

Share your love of opera with a gift certificate! Available in any denomination. To purchase, call the Box Office at (415) 864-3330.

New SF Opera DVDs Now on Sale

New SF Opera DVDs Now on Sale

I Capuleti e I Montecchi with Joyce DiDonato and Nicole Cabell; Mefistofele with Ildar Abdrazakov, Ramón Vargas and Patricia Racette. Order today!

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The Dogs of San Francisco Opera
Today we're barking up a totally different tree! This blog is dedicated to our outstanding staff members and the four-legged furry friends that inspire them—#OperaDoggies! 
Posted: 5/26/2015 11:56:24 AM by San Francisco Opera

Know Before You Go: Two Women
Interested in learning more about our world premiere opera, Two Women? Check out the many different sides of this powerful new work!   The Story Set during World War II, the story begins in Rome, Italy, and centers on a widowed mother (Cesira) and her teenage daughter (Rosetta). They flee during the...
Posted: 5/20/2015 11:50:11 AM by San Francisco Opera

The Women of The Trojans: Part II
Like Cassandra, Dido is a strong, attractive woman and a compelling character whose life ends in suicide. As a young woman, Dido is forced to flee her homeland in Phoenicia (modern Lebanon) when her husband is killed by political enemies.  She leads a group of refugees who found the city of Carthage (modern...
Posted: 5/18/2015 10:48:22 AM by Carolyn Spitz (San Francisco Opera Education Volunteer)

Show Your Passion for Opera
Today we are launching our spring fundraising appeal with a goal of raising $500,000 by the end of our fiscal year on July 31. And we couldn’t be off to a better start because San Francisco Opera Board President Keith Geeslin and his wife Priscilla have just stepped forward with a remarkable offer. For a...
Posted: 5/11/2015 12:28:23 PM by San Francisco Opera

The Women of The Trojans (Part I)
The Trojans features two of the most compelling, interesting and powerful women in classical mythology: Cassandra and Dido.  In this post we will consider the seer whom no one believes: Cassandra.   Have you ever warned people of impending doom and had no one believe you? That’s the life...
Posted: 5/11/2015 11:52:00 AM by Carolyn Spitz (San Francisco Opera Education Volunteer)