Live and In Concert: The Homecoming


The Curtain Rises on a New Chapter

Celebrate the start of a new era for San Francisco Opera with a one-night-only concert event featuring three of today’s greatest opera stars followed by a complimentary sparkling wine toast in the lobby.

For the first time since 2019’s acclaimed Rusalka, soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, and Music Director Eun Sun Kim join together with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra in an evening of music and glamour, celebrating the return of live opera to the War Memorial Opera House stage.

Don’t miss this unforgettable tribute to the power of the human voice.

Meet the Singers

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celebrate With Us

We're marking our return to the War Memorial Opera House with three exciting events!
Tickets on sale now.

The Homecoming Celebration

Pre-curtain and intermission receptions on the Loggia at the War Memorial Opera House and dinner immediately following the concert in the historic Green Room overlooking City Hall.

The Homecoming
at Opera at the Ballpark

Enjoy the simulcast from a private luxury suite with classic ballpark fare in the Oracle Suite Level of Oracle Park, including complimentary parking in Lot A.

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Read what the press has said about the stars of the concert.

Jamie Barton shows that she’s a powerhouse of a mezzo-soprano”
New York Times

Rachel Willis-Sørensen “has without a doubt one of the most impressive voices in the opera world. The timbre, of marmoreal beauty, is striking, the projection telluric.”
Le Monde

“Presiding over everything, in a company debut of astonishing vibrancy and assurance, was conductor Eun Sun Kim.”
San Francisco Chronicle


Cast and Creative

Soloist Rachel Willis-Sørensen
Soloist Jamie Barton


September 10, 2021

Conductor Eun Sun Kim
Director Jose Maria Condemi
Lighting Designer Justin Partier

Welcoming You Back, Safely

The health and safety of our patrons, employees, and artists is our number one priority. Here are some of the ways we’re keeping everyone safe.



Breathe easy knowing that all ventilation systems in the War Memorial Opera House meet the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.

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If for any reason you have to miss a performance due to COVID, we will work with you to exchange your tickets into another performance or arrange for a refund.

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All of San Francisco Opera’s health and safety protocols have been developed with a group of University California, San Francisco (UCSF) doctors.

Made Possible By

This concert is made possible, in part, by Opening Weekend Grand Sponsor Diane B. Wilsey; Louise Gund; John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn; William and Gretchen Kimball Fund; Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem


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