The Future of Opera

Opera Ball: The Centennial Celebration

Opera Ball

THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
September 9, 8:00PM

Don't miss an evening of music and delight that honors San Francisco Opera's first 100 years and sets the stage for an exciting second century.

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Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

BY JOHN ADAMS
September 10, 15, 18, 23, 27; October 2, 5

He was a Roman general. She, an Egyptian queen. Their passion would redefine the world order.

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Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

BY TCHAIKOVSKY
September 25, 28; October 1, 6, 9, 11, 14

She loved him at first sight. But Onegin, a metropolitan aristocrat obsessed with appearances, could never be happy with a country girl like Tatyana. Or so he thought.

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Dialogues of the Carmelites

Dialogues of the Carmelites

BY POULENC
October 15, 18, 21, 26, 30, 2022

Death or dissolution. That's the choice facing one Carmelite convent as the Reign of Terror rips through revolutionary France.

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La Traviata

La Traviata

BY VERDI
November 11, 13, 16, 22, 25, 27, 30; December 3

Fame. Power. Fortune. Violetta Valéry has it all as Paris' most admired courtesan. But never has she allowed herself to experience true love.

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Orpheus and Eurydice

Orpheus and Eurydice

BY GLUCK
November 15, 18, 20, 26; December 1

What death has stolen, the musician Orpheus is determined to bring back. With Love as his guide, Orpheus journeys into the underworld to save his wife, Eurydice. But there is one condition: he must not look back at her until they return to the mortal world.

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Madame Butterfly

Madame Butterfly

BY PUCCINI
June 3, 6, 9, 18, 21, 24, 27; Jul 1, 2023

Each night, the young Cio-Cio-San looks out over the port of Nagasaki, eagerly waiting the return of her husband, U.S. Naval officer Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton. Alongside her is their young son, Trouble, who has never met his father.

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Die Frau ohne Schatten

Die Frau ohne Schatten

BY STRAUSS
June 4, 10, 20, 23, 28, 2023

Half-spirit and half-mortal, the Empress lives in fear of a curse: If she doesn’t acquire a human shadow in three days’ time, the spirit world will reclaim her—and turn her husband to stone.

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El Último Sueño de Frida y Diego

El Último Sueño de Frida y Diego

By GABRIELA FRANK AND NILO CRUZ
June 13, 17, 22, 25, 30, 2023

It's been three years since she passed. Now on the Day of the Dead in 1957, a lonely, ailing Diego Rivera makes a final wish: to see his wife Frida Kahlo once more.  And the underworld heeds his call.

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100th Anniversary Concert

100th Anniversary Concert

June 16, 2023 at 7:30pm

Mark your calendars for a beautiful evening of music and memories! Music directors past and present lead an exceptional roster of beloved San Francisco Opera stars in a program that spans our history.

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THE FUTURE OF OPERA

CELBRATE THE 2022-23 SEASON

Join us throughout the season as we look back at the extraordinary first 100 years of San Francisco Opera.

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