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We have been thrilling audiences in San Francisco since 1923. We are known for commissioning numerous world premieres, training some of opera's greatest young artists and being one of the world’s leading opera companies.
January 11, 2016
A world premiere, classic operas, new productions, and the world's leading artists featured in the 2016–17 Season.
December 16, 2015
Bright Sheng/David Henry Hwang adaptation of epic 18th-century Qing Dynasty novel comes to life in September.
November 16, 2015
Details announced for San Francisco Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera.
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Located on the 4th floor of the Veterans Building and featuring the 299-seat Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater, the John M. Bryan Education Studio for student, family and adult programs and the Edward Paul Braby San Francisco Opera Archive.
Learn more about the Wilsey Center for Opera.
Opening in Winter 2016.
San Francisco Opera Center is dedicated to nurturing opera's most promising young artists. Since 1982, the Opera Center has welcomed the finest young artists from around the world into its celebrated programs.
Experience the future of opera. Recognized as one of the world’s foremost young artist programs, the Merola Opera Program trains tomorrow’s opera superstars and presents the annual Merola Summer Festival.
For over 75 years, San Francisco Opera Guild has offered enthralling, award-winning K-12 education programs and engaging community outreach programs.
Learn about the Opera Guild
Our complete history of operas, casts, production teams and performance details—dating back to 1923—at your fingertips.
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