Discover San Franciso Opera | Education, Previews & Workshops | SF Opera

Discover Opera

Delve into the power of opera—explore articles, tune in to TV and radio broadcasts and attend workshops, special public events and more.

Education Programs

Education Programs

Explore vibrant programming for schools, family and the community.

Reccomendations

Picking the Right Opera

Check out our recommendations for Fall 2017.

Backstage at the Opera

Backstage at the Opera

Read our blog to get a behind-the-scenes look.

WATCH AND LISTEN

TV and Radio Broadcasts

Tune in to some of our favorite performances.

Grand Opera Cinema Series

Experience our productions on the big screen in a theater near you.

Opera Basics

New to opera or need a refresher? Start here.

From the Blog

September 15, 2017

Why You Need ELEKTRA in Your Life

How serious is my Strauss addiction? Well, I recently celebrated a birthday (one that ends in zero) by going to hear his groundbreaking 1905 opera Salome at both the Met and LA Opera in the same season. My CD collection boasts over 50 recordings of Strauss operas, and my detailed reviews of each have earned me the coveted “Classical Enthusiast” title on Amazon.com. 

September 6, 2017

Backstage with Matthew: An Epic Jigsaw Puzzle

The air is getting thick with excitement as we build towards the opening of our 2017–18 Season on Friday. The following day we open Richard Strauss’ deeply psychological thriller Elektra in an insightful new production by Keith Warner. 

August 23, 2017

3 Things You May Not Know About Francesca Zambello

The intracies Ring Director Francesca Zambello weaves into her artistry stem from her varied artistic background and intriguing international upbringing. Here are three things you may not know about Director Francesca Zambello.

See more on the San Francisco Opera Blog.

Explore The Archive

Our complete history of operas, casts, production teams and performance details—dating back to 1923—at your fingertips.

Visit our Performance Archive