SFOpera - For Adults

For Adults

Expand your understanding and enjoyment of opera and this season’s productions.

  • Overture Workshops

    Experience San Francisco Opera behind the scenes and discover how operas are created.

  • University Programs

    University Programs

    San Francisco Opera’s Education Department is excited to partner with university classes across the Bay Area. Choose from an array of artistic experiences to enrich your university class’s engagement with San Francisco Opera.

  • Pre-Opera Talks

    Perfect for newcomers, opera aficionados or anyone in between, our Pre-Opera Talks provide an engaging 25-minute overview of the opera. Learn about the opera’s music, characters, composer and historical background from a music expert.

  • Insight Panels

    Get a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creative process with our cast and production team members. Singers, directors, conductors and composers share insights about bringing these operas to life.

  • Opera Previews

    Join us for a 90-minute preview of a selection of the season's operas, led by lively opera experts.