← San Francisco Opera
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.
July 19, 2016
New season of San Francisco Opera broadcasts begin August 7 with David Gockley Gala Concert.
July 8, 2016
Baritone Lucas Meachem named 2016 "Emerging Star of the Year" in inaugural competition.
July 7, 2016
Free simulcast of Bizet's Carmen at AT&T Park draws large audience for evening of fun, food, and opera.
More news from the Press Room >
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.
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.
Visit our Performance Archive
Young professionals club for opera lovers ages 21-40. Meet new people, get insider scoop and save big on some of the best seats in the house.
Subscribers get the best deal in the house: savings up to 30% and fee-free exchanges.
Orpheus is a dynamic community of young donors who share a passion for opera and a belief in its future.
Our Press Room offers resources for the media including press releases, photos and press kits.
Enter the Press Room
Finances & Governance
Now is the perfect time to give! Make your gift today and enjoy behind-the-scenes access all season long. Thanks to the Gockley Ovation Challenge, all new and increased gifts will be matched dollar for dollar. Take the challenge and double the impact of your gift! Learn more.