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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 Season On Sale Now

2015–16 Season On Sale Now

General Director David Gockley’s final season features some of his favorites: Verdi’s Don Carlo, Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd and Janáček’s Jenůfa. Secure your seats and subscribe today!

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.

Rigoletto at Sundance Kabuki

Rigoletto at Sundance Kabuki

Enjoy encore screenings of San Francisco Opera performances at the Sundance Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco. Click here for dates and times.

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Partenope on KDFC

Partenope on KDFC

Tune in Sunday, April 5 at 8pm for a special broadcast of our Fall 2014 production of Partenope with Danielle de Niese, Daniela Mack, David Daniels and Anthony Roth Costanzo.

Schwabacher Debut Recitals

Schwabacher Debut Recitals

Hear the voices of Opera's next generation! San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 33rd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals. 

Give the Gift of Opera

Give the Gift of Opera

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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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Did you know...? Verdi's Don Carlo
Did you know…? Today we dive into the history of Verdi’s brilliant work, Don Carlo.   There are 4 versions of Don Carlo. The first is the five-act French version which premiered in Paris in 1867. The second, a five-act Italian version which premiered in Naples in 1872. The third was a shortened...
Posted: 3/20/2015 1:15:47 PM by San Francisco Opera

Carmen goes to the Movies
Carmen routinely ranks among the world’s most performed operas, but perhaps no single work in the repertoire is as well known outside the opera house. Music from Carmen is regularly performed in concert settings, and it has been adapted as a ballet, a film on ice (starring Katarina...
Posted: 3/13/2015 4:16:27 PM by San Francisco Opera

Pi Day Recommendations from Mrs. Lovett
Each year, there is one particular day celebrated by math nerds and bakers alike: March 14. Why, you ask? Because it’s Pi Day! Pi is the mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and it is commonly approximated to 3.14159, though it can extended to over 13.3...
Posted: 3/13/2015 11:39:18 AM by San Francisco Opera

Where have you heard The Barber of Seville before?
Gioachino Rossini's comic and musical masterpiece, The Barber of Seville has long been a favorite of opera aficionados and novices. This opera has frequently made its way into television, movies, and commercials, so whether or not you've ever been to the opera house, you've surely heard a...
Posted: 2/27/2015 4:56:47 PM by San Francisco Opera

Adler Profile: Chong Wang
Chong Wang joins us as an Adler Fellow from Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China. Mr. Wang studied at the Conservatory of the People’s Liberation Party in China, and has performed numerous roles at Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, including the Steersman (Der Fliegende Holländer), the Messenger...
Posted: 2/25/2015 1:40:09 PM by San Francisco Opera