← San Francisco Opera
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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.
Orchestra section of the Opera House
55 minutes prior to curtain time
Free to ticketholders
Speaker: Alexandra D. Amati
Speaker: Robert Hartwell
Speaker: Kip Cranna
Speaker: Albert Montañez
Speaker: Peter Susskind (November 15, 18, 21, 24, 28, 29)
Speaker: Michael Bragg (December 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)