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Jonathan Lemalu. Kiri Te Kanawa. Simon O’Neill. As an aspiring performer, tenor Pene Pati knew the odds were stacked against him. He could count the number of famous opera singers from New Zealand on one hand.
Now, in the latest installment of our In Song video series, Pati recounts how he overcame the judgments, overcame the stereotypes, overcame his own fears to become one of the most exciting tenors in the opera industry today.
Step into the world of opera through North Stage Door, a new podcast that takes you into the swirl of creativity, stagecraft, and performance at San Francisco Opera. You’ll hear lively stories and insightful interviews—a window into the complex inner workings of this vibrant Company and the many aspects necessary to make a rich, multi-faceted art form come to life.
Immerse yourself in the emotional world of music with Atrium Sessions, a new series of intimate, short performances of miniature masterpieces. Filmed in cinematic detail at San Francisco Opera’s Tad and Dianne Taube Atrium Theater, Atrium Sessions is a showcase for raw emotion and raw talent.
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Hear our specially curated opera playlists, listen to uplifting songs from our Odes to Joy concert series.
The Department of Diversity, Equity, and Community offers innovative, educational events for people of all ages.
Artist interviews, behind-the-scenes tales, and opera history. Get all that and more on the San Franicsco Opera blog.
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Opera is ON is made possible by an OPERA America Innovation Grant, supported by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.
In Song, the North Stage Door Podcast, and the Atrium Sessions are made possible, in part, by the Creative Edge Fund, founded by Carol and Dixon Doll.
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