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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

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

Attila at Sundance Kabuki Theatre

Attila at Sundance Kabuki Theatre

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

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.

Go Deeper

Go Deeper

Join our family of generous supporters and go deeper as you enjoy rewarding benefits.

A Masked Ball on KDFC

A Masked Ball on KDFC

Tune in Sunday, March 1 at 8pm for a special broadcast of our Fall 2014 production of A Masked Ballwith Julianna Di Giacomo, Ramón Vargas, Thomas Hampson and Dolora Zajick. Conducted by Nicola Luisotti.

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

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!

The Barber of Seville Trailer
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The Barber of Seville in Pop Culture
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

5 Questions with Daniel Knapp
We're excited to welcome Daniel Knapp, our new Director of Production, to the San Francisco Opera family. We had the opportunity to sit down and ask him a few questions about his career in opera and his new home in San Francisco! Enjoy!
Posted: 2/20/2015 4:22:40 PM by San Francisco Opera

Did you know...? Wagner's Meistersinger von Nürnberg
In writing Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Wagner turned to Johann Christoph Wagenseil’s 1697 historical study, Buch von der Meister-Singer holdseligen Kunst Anfang (Book of the Mastersingers’ Fair Art), for the basis of his libretto. He even used the names of real Nuremberg master singers, the...
Posted: 2/20/2015 2:24:50 PM by San Francisco Opera

Adler Profile: Matthew Stump
Matthew Stump is a first year Adler Fellow from Goshen, Indiana. He holds a Bachelors degree from Luther College, and also studied at the University of North Texas before joining San Francisco Opera. Learn more about Matthew's hobbies, aspirations, and his insights regarding the opera industry, as well as some...
Posted: 2/16/2015 4:25:04 PM by San Francisco Opera

What's in a (Opera) Kiss?
Over the last few years, we've asked some of our artists the same question: "Describe your first onstage Opera Kiss." Their responses were vastly different. Many of the stories were funny, some were sweet, and some couldn't even remember! From this 'study in Opera Kiss' we've learned at...
Posted: 2/13/2015 11:58:39 AM by San Francisco Opera