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2015–16 Tickets on Sale Now

2015–16 Tickets on Sale Now

Join us for a stunning new Lucia di Lammermoor, the bloody good Sweeney Todd, the enchanting The Magic Flute and so much more!

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

Make a gift today and enjoy exclusive membership benefits while supporting great opera!

Open Curtain Intermissions

Open Curtain Intermissions

At select performances our curtain will be open during intermission and Director of Production Daniel Knapp will be narrating the live changeover. 

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.

Dialogues of the Carmelites on KDFC

Dialogues of the Carmelites on KDFC

Tune in Sunday, July 5 at 8pm for an archival broadcast of Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites with Leontyne Price, Régine Crespin and Carol Vaness.

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.

Show Boat DVDs on sale

Show Boat DVDs on sale

Order our spectacular production of Show Boat starring Heidi Stober, Michael Todd Simpson, Bill Irwin, Patricia Racette, and more!

The Trojans Trailer
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5 Questions with Susan Graham
Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham has been performing at San Francisco Opera for 25 years. After her opening performance as Dido in The Trojans this summer, she was presented with the Opera Medal. We asked Susan a few questions about her career, words of wisdom, and her future plans.
Posted: 6/26/2015 4:08:19 PM by San Francisco Opera

5 Questions with Philippe Sly
Bass-baritone Philippe Sly finished his Adler fellowship this past December and returned to San Francisco this summer to play the title role The Marriage of Figaro. He will be back this coming fall as Papageno in The Magic Flute. Read on to learn about his favorite moments at San Francisco Opera, his...
Posted: 6/25/2015 4:44:43 PM by San Francisco Opera

5 Questions with Sarah Shafer
Soprano Sarah Shafer made her San Francisco Opera debut as Mary Lennox in the world premiere of The Secret Garden. This summer she returned for another world premiere, as Rosetta in Two Women. We asked her how she prepares for a role in a world premiere, about her dream roles, and more!
Posted: 6/25/2015 4:27:36 PM by San Francisco Opera

5 Questions with Frank Zamacona
We sat down with video director, Frank Zamacona, for a quick round of questions leading up to our wildly popular Opera at the Ballpark event this Friday, July 3 at 7:30pm at AT&T Park. 
Posted: 6/24/2015 6:47:13 PM by San Francisco Opera

11 Reasons Not to Miss BRAVO! CLUB’s Opening Night Gala
1. It's like prom, but way, way better. Whether you had a great time at prom or would rather permanently wipe it from memory, you have a chance for a do-over because Opening Night Gala is the formal to end all formals. The evening begins with a pre-performance cocktail reception on the loge, a gorgeous part of...
Posted: 6/18/2015 2:26:32 PM by Shannon Eliot (BRAVO! CLUB Board Member)