San Francisco Opera
As the nation's second largest opera company, San Francisco Opera is known for balancing classics of the opera repertoire with new works on a regular basis. The Opera's casting features international singing stars as well as notable new singers from the Company's distinguished Opera Center and Merola Opera Program.
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The much-loved children’s book The Secret Garden becomes a modern and accessible opera, premiering in Berkeley in March.More "An Opera to Open Worlds: The Secret Garden" »
No one saw it coming, but today everybody wants to write an opera, and audiences are embracing new work. San Francisco Opera’s general director has been squarely in the middle of that revival.More "David Gockley and the Golden Age of American Opera" »
The San Francisco Opera's 2013-2014 season celebrates Wagner and Verdi bicentennials, and much more.More "S.F. Opera to Celebrate Wagner, Verdi Bicentennials" »
The exciting promise of stardom graced S.F. Opera’s 2012 Adler Fellows gala concert, affirming that several current and departing Fellows are indeed primed to become the stars of tomorrow.More »
Patricia Racette, Mark Delavan, and Brian Jagde swept the War Memorial Opera House stage clean with a powerhouse performance of Tosca, offering audiences a pack of principals that might be the most engaging around.More about San Francisco Opera »
After diva Angela Gheorghiu is stricken with terrible nausea and intestinal flu, SFO favorite Melody Moore steps in after Act 1 to make her role debut as Tosca in a production otherwise wanting for drama.More about San Francisco Opera »
Strongly cast, beautifully played and produced, the opening performance affirmed Nixon in China's standing as a musical and theatrical masterpiece and one of the great operas of the 20th century.More about San Francisco Opera »