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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.

Opera Ball 2014: Passione

Opera Ball 2014: Passione

Join us for a spectacular evening of world-class opera, fine dining and dancing. Friday, September 5 at 5pm, San Francisco City Hall.

Susannah Insight Panel

Susannah Insight Panel

Join us for the opportunity to learn about Susannah from composer & librettist Carlisle Floyd, David Gockley, Patricia Racette and members of the production team.

Go Deeper

Go Deeper

Join our family of generous supporters and enjoy rewarding benefits while supporting San Francisco Opera.

La Traviata on KDFC

La Traviata on KDFC

Tune in on Sunday, September 7 at 8pm for a special broadcast of our 2014 production of La Traviata, with Nicole Cabell, conducted by Nicola Luisotti.

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

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

2014–15 Season Preview
Audio excerpt ©LSO Live 2000 (LSO0010) / performed by London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Sir Colin Davis, conductor
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San Francisco Opera Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
On Monday, August 25 General Director David Gockley accepted San Francisco Ballet's challenge to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Not only that, but Music Director Nicola Luisotti and six members of our executive staff stepped up to the challenge as well! On the front steps of the War...
Posted: 8/21/2014 12:11:17 PM by San Francisco Opera

Adler Profile: Maria Valdes
Soprano MARIA VALDES is a first-year Adler Fellow who recently appeared as Susanna in Merola Opera Program’s 2013 production of The Marriage of Figaro, and covered the role of Magnolia in SFO’s summer 2014 production of Show Boat. An award-winner in the regional Metropolitan Opera National Council...
Posted: 7/31/2014 11:45:47 AM by San Francisco Opera

Ballpark Tweeters Take on La Traviata
On July 5, 26,000 opera fans gathered at AT&T Park to watch our eighth live simulcast: La Traviata. While tweeting during performances is discouraged in the Opera House, at the Ballpark, anything goes. 
Posted: 7/25/2014 2:27:09 PM by San Francisco Opera

Opera at the Ballpark with 26,000 of Your Friends
On Saturday, July 5, a crowd of 26,000 opera fans and first-timers flocked to San Francisco Opera's eighth live simulcast at AT&T Park for a free evening of Verdi's La Traviata. The performances, which also entertained an audience of 2,600 at the War Memorial Opera House three miles across town, starred...
Posted: 7/11/2014 3:21:13 PM by San Francisco Opera

Flying with Madama Butterfly
With the final performance of Madama Butterfly on July 9, let's take a moment and rediscover how artist and production designer Jun Kaneko took his first foray into opera design. Below is an excerpt from his 2011 book. One sunny afternoon in early Spring 2003, I received an invitation...
Posted: 7/2/2014 10:49:18 AM by Jun Kaneko (Production Designer, Madama Butterfly)