Plan Your Visit

A night at the opera is a special experience. The grandeur of the setting, the power of the music and the stunning theatrics all make for an unforgettable evening. Plan to make the most of your night at the opera!

First-time visitors

See our helpful hints to familiarize yourself with the Opera House. Discover travel and dining tips, house services and more.

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Picking the Right Opera

Don't know which opera to start with? Try out our handy guide and see how your interests align with different productions!

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At the Opera House

Services

We offer coat check, opera glass rental, taxi service, in-house dining and more. Our friendly ushers would be happy to help you. 

Opera Shop

We have the Bay Area's best selection of DVDs, CDs, books and exclusive gifts devoted to the world of opera. Visit us on the Mezzanine level of the Opera House pre-show and during intermission, or shop online.

OPERAVISION IN THE BALCONY

Get closer to the action on stage with OperaVision. Offered in the Balcony level at select performances, OperaVision HD video projection screens show close-ups of the drama unfolding on stage along with subtitles. Look for the small starburst next to performance dates and pricing to find OperaVision performances. 

OperaVision is made possible by the Koret/Taube Media Suite.

 

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