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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.
Founded: 1923
Music/Artistic Director: Matthew Shilvock, General Director; Nicola Luisotti, Music Director
Where to hear: The War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

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    FIRST ACT WORKSHOP: THE MAGIC FLUTE

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      [Opera Aficionado: Interactive Lecture Series] Opera For Our Time: World Premieres at San Francisco Opera

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        [Opera Aficionado: Interactive Lecture Series] Gaetano Merola & the Early Roots of the San Francisco Opera

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          [Opera Aficionado: Interactive Lecture Series] Selling Your Soul at the Opera: The Faust Myth On Stage and In Song

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            [Opera Aficionado: Interactive Lecture Series] Opera Villains

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