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2014–15 Tickets On Sale Now

2014–15 Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets for our extraordinary new season are on sale now. Join us for spectacular productions of Norma, La Bohème and so much more!

2014–15 Design Your Own Series

2014–15 Design Your Own Series

Pick your favorite operas on dates that fit your schedule and save up to 30% off single ticket prices.

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Go Deeper

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Show Boat on KDFC

Show Boat on KDFC

Tune in on Sunday, October 5 at 8pm for a special broadcast of our 2014 production of Show Boat, with Heidi Stober, Patricia Racette, Bill Irwin and Morris Robinson.

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.

SF Opera DVDs Now On Sale

SF Opera DVDs Now On Sale

Mefistofele, Porgy and Bess, Moby-Dick and Lucrezia Borgia are available on DVD and Blu-Ray—order your edition of these great performances today!

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5 questions with Jamie Barton
After a wildly successful role debut of Adalgisa at the Metropolitan Opera in the fall of 2013, Jamie Barton returns to the role this fall in our season opening production of Norma. Her San Francisco Opera debut has been similarly successful leaving critics raving that her performance was “a magnificent...
Posted: 9/16/2014 12:06:23 PM by Jamie Barton (Adalgisa, Norma)

4 questions with Karen Kamensek
Karen Kamensek leads the stellar San Francisco Opera Orchestra for our company premiere of Susannah in her San Francisco Opera Debut. We chatted with Karen to get a better idea of who is the woman behind the baton.
Posted: 9/15/2014 3:15:37 PM by Karen Kamensek (Conductor, Susannah)

5 questions with Christian Van Horn
American bass-baritone, Christian Van Horn, is a veteran of the San Francisco Opera stage having performed as The King of Egypt (Aida, 2010–11); The Bonze (Madame Butterfly, 2010–11); The Bailiff (Werther, 2010–11); Timur (Turandot, 2011–12); Lindorf, Dr. Miracle and Dapertutto (Tales of...
Posted: 9/12/2014 4:56:47 PM by Christian Van Horn (Oroveso, Norma)

Susanna: An Artistic Representation
Like many female characters in the Bible, Susanna is one-dimensional, seemingly created only to teach a lesson. She is mentioned in just a few paragraphs from the Book of Daniel. And her story is considered apocryphal by several religions, appearing only in the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions.  
Posted: 9/12/2014 2:44:33 PM by San Francisco Opera

Opening Weekend at the Opera
Our 2014-15 season opening weekend was a whirlwind of activity, from the opening night gala featuring Bellini’s Norma, to the opening performance of Susannah on Saturday, with the free Opera in the Park concert as a grand finale on Sunday.  Here’s a visual wrap-up culled from the hundreds of social...
Posted: 9/8/2014 2:46:34 PM by San Francisco Opera