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A wise cobbler-poet counsels a young singer in a battle of melody and verse to win the hand of the woman he loves.


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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

November 18–December 6, 2015

The Barber of Seville

November 25–December 9, 2015

The Fall of the House of Usher

December 8–13, 2015


May 27–July 3, 2016

Don Carlo

June 12–29, 2016


June 14–July 1, 2016


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News From the Press Room

November 16, 2015

Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera to Open in February 2016

Programmimg and details announced for San Francisco Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera, opening in February 2016.

October 12, 2015

2016 Adler Fellows Announced

San Francisco Opera Center announces the twelve recipients of the 2016 Adler Fellowship.

September 22, 2015

New General Director Designate Announced

Matthew Shilvock named General Director Designate of San Francisco Opera. Shilvock becomes the Company's seventh director on August 1, 2016.

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Insight Panels

Discussions with  artists and artistic teams from the world of opera.

Pre-Opera Talks

Enjoy a brief overview of an opera's story, music and more before every performance.

Family Workshops

Engaging activities that prepare the whole family for a great time at the opera.