Opera Blog

May 15, 2020

Bats vs. Batons: Are Opera Fans and Baseball Fans Really All That Different?

The fans are on their feet, cheering and whistling. You shout and clap along with everyone else, swept up in the sights and sounds, the rush of excitement. Are you at an opera performance or a baseball game?

May 15, 2020

The Soundtrack of Togetherness

My life is loud. Most years I spend several months in the San Francisco Opera pit and the rest of my time managing a family of four. When my boys are in school and I’m not rehearsing or practicing, I revel in the silence of an empty house.

September 22, 2017

Then and Now: Reflections on the Ring

Assistant Marketing Manager for Subscriptions, Steven Shear, interviews longtime San Francisco Opera subscriber, Michael Strange, on his tips and tricks for attending the Ring and what he is most looking forward to experiencing in the 2018 return.

April 11, 2017

At the Stage Door with Francis

Get an inside look at the people that make SF Opera happen—no badge required. Meet Francis Crossman our Senior Video Editor. 

April 4, 2017

At the Stage Door with Lori

Get an inside look at the people that make SF Opera happen—no badge required. Meet Lori Harrison, Master of Properties.

March 29, 2017

At the Stage Door with Sheri

Get an inside look at the people that make SF Opera happen—no badge required. Meet Sheri Greenawald our Opera Center Director.

March 22, 2017

At the Stage Door with Amy

Get an inside look at the people that make SF Opera happen—no badge required. Meet Amy Garcia, our Assistant Marketing Manager for Single Tickets.

March 14, 2017

At the Stage Door with Jennifer and Roya

Get an inside look at the people that make SF Opera happen—no badge required. Meet Jennifer and Roya in our Development Department! 

March 7, 2017

At the Stage Door with Alyssa Stone

Get an inside look at the people that make SF Opera happen—no badge required. Meet Alyssa Stone, our Community Programs Manager! 

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