Celebrating the Summer Season

PREMIERES Friday, July 10 at 7:30pm


We're beaming all the music, beauty, and drama of the Opera House direct to your living room.

Grab a glass of bubbly and tune in right here at 7:30pm for a 90-minute evening of arias, interviews, and more with stars from the Summer 2020 Season hosted by Tad and Dianne Taube General Director Matthew Shilvock


The FREE event airs on Friday, July 10, at 7:30pm Pacific and will be available to stream on demand following the premiere through Sunday, July 12, at 11:59pm Pacific.

Featuring conversations and performances with

Caroline H. Hume Music Director Designate Eun Sun Kim, the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus,  sopranos Michelle Bradley and Louise Alder, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński, tenor Russell Thomas, composer Mason Bates, and more!

Program Highlights

Prelude from Ernani performed by San Francisco Opera Orchestra, conducted by Caroline H. Hume Music Director Designate Eun Sun Kim

“Ernani, involami" from Ernani performed by Michelle Bradley

“Odi il voto" from Ernani performed by Russell Thomas

Interview with Tad and Dianne Taube General Director Matthew Shilvock and Partenope cast members Louise Alder and Jakub Józef Orliński

“Bel Raggio lusinghier” from Semiramide by Louise Alder

“Alla gente a Dio diletta” from Il Faraone Sommerso by Jakub Józef Orliński

Interview with Matthew Shilvock and The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs composer Mason Bates

Performance from The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs by Sasha Cooke

More to be announced soon!

San Francisco Opera extends its gratitude and appreciation to the following labor organizations whose members, artists, craftsmen, and craftswomen greatly contribute to our performances:

  • American Federation of Musicians, Local 6
  • American Guild of Musical Artists, Inc.
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 16
  • Theatrical Wardrobe Union, Local 784, I.A.T.S.E.
  • Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Union, Local 706, I.A.T.S.E.
  • The Art Directors Guild & Scenic, Title and Graphics Artists, Local 800
  • United Scenic Artists Local USA – 829, I.A.T.S.E.
  • Box Office and Front of House Employees Union, Local B-18