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June 1, 2016
The second cast delivered intriguing but mixed performances in the S.F. Opera production.
May 19, 2016
The Catalan director will stand in for Calixto Bieito in a production that strives for true Spanish soul without the usual clichés.
May 17, 2016
The lauded American singer engages life with the same visceral intensity he brings to his musical roles.
Upcoming Concert
May 17, 2016

Artistic Director Céline Ricci reanimates another long-lost operatic gem like last year’s hit, La Cleopatra.

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May 10, 2016
The popular mezzo-soprano channels the tragic Egyptian queen in Berlioz’s cantata.
Feature Article
April 18, 2016

The talented countertenor died April 18, 2016, at the age of 49.

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April 5, 2016
The opera from composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer explores Nazi persecution at a personal level.
Recital Review
March 15, 2016

William Kentridge’s animated art was paired with Matthias Goerne’s supremely lyrical presentation of Schubert’s last song cycle.

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February 1, 2016
San Francisco's Merola Opera Program announced on Monday the selection of 23 singers, five apprentice coaches, and one apprentice stage director for its 2016 season.
January 11, 2016
San Francisco Opera's 94th season, for 2016-2017, will present nine productions in a total of 68 performances — in addition to concerts, recitals, and special events.