Celebrating David!

Please join us as we celebrate David Gockley’s remarkable tenure as San Francisco Opera’s general director and his enormous impact on opera in America over the past 45 years.

The evening will feature excerpts from seminal operas from David’s career, such as the RingThe TrojansNixon in China and Porgy and Bess.

Featured Artists

Featured Artists
Soprano Renée Fleming
Soprano Ana María Martínez
Soprano Karita Mattila
Soprano Patricia Racette
Soprano Nadine Sierra
Soprano Heidi Stober
Mezzo-Soprano Sasha Cooke
Mezzo-Soprano Daniela Mack
Mezzo-Soprano Dolora Zajick
Tenor Michael Fabiano
Tenor Brian Jagde
Tenor Simon O'Neill
Bass-Baritone Eric Owens
Bass René Pape
Conductors and Emcees
Conductor Nicola Luisotti
Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek
Conductor John DeMain
Conductor Patrick Summers
Co-host Frederica von Stade
Co-host Thomas Hampson