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Carmen is passion—the ultimate femme fatale returns in a provocative new production.
Stung by rejection, stalked by shame, one woman discovers the transformative power of love and forgiveness.
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May 27–July 3, 2016
June 12–29, 2016
June 14–July 1, 2016
Subscriptions for the 2016–17 Season are on sale now! Explore the nine operas in the season and choose the package that works best for you.
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May 27, 2016
What happens when you gather twenty, social-savvy opera lovers for the final dress rehearsal of Bizet’s Carmen? They tweet about it!
May 4, 2016
Star Wars...is an opera?! It's THE ultimate space opera! In honor of Star Wars Day, San Francisco Opera presents 16 ways Opera is like Star Wars:
April 22, 2016
Incest. Dragons. Bastard sons. As we eagerly anticipate the premiere of season 6 on Sunday night, we at San Francisco Opera give you 15 Ways Opera is like Game of Thrones.
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May 18, 2016
Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti announces he will conclude his tenure at end of 2017-18 Season.
March 21, 2016
U.S. premiere of director Calixto Bieito’s Carmen, Verdi’s political drama Don Carlo, Janáček’s Jenůfa and Opera at the Ballpark.
March 1, 2016
San Francisco Opera celebrates David Gockley’s remarkable career with a star-studded gala concert on June 16.
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