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NORTH STAGE DOOR
Step into the world of opera through a new podcast that takes you into the swirl of creativity, stagecraft, and performance at San Francisco Opera.
In Song: Now Streaming
Opera Aficionado: Sundays at 1pm
North Stage Door
May 27, 2021
Maybe you’ve seen her: the commanding presence patrolling the lobby of the War Memorial Opera House, curly hair and eyes smiling behind a pair of glasses.
May 26, 2021
The night Bill Repp first clapped eyes on Tom Taffel, he was sporting a huge 19-inch incision on his leg, held together with steel sutures. Repp couldn’t help but notice the strips of adhesive tape, the fresh stitches. What was this man doing out of bed, much less spending a night on the town in 1970s San Francisco?
Normally, life is nonstop for Grammy-winning soprano Patricia Racette and her wife, mezzo-soprano and mental wellness performance coach Beth Clayton. Jetting around the world is just what they do.
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San Francisco Opera releases its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement on Anniversary of the Death of George Floyd.Learn More
The recent escalation in acts of violence and mistreatment of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities is deeply disturbing. San Francisco Opera stands against all anti-Asian bias and discrimination. Learn More
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June 4, 2021
Jenůfa (July 10–11); Les Troyens (July 17–18); Elektra (July 24–25); Luisa Miller (July 31–August 1)
Portrait of tenor Pene Pati, filmed on location in New Zealand, is second release of In Song series.
April 22, 2021
First episode includes stories about The Barber of Seville and SF Opera's return to live performance.
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