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Photo Flash: New Staging of ELEKTRA Thrills at San Francisco Opera Photo Flash: New Staging of ELEKTRA Thrills at San Francisco Opera
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2017

San Francisco Opera's production of Richard Strauss'Elektra opens in a new staging by acclaimed English director Keith Warner at the War Memorial Opera House on Saturday, September 9. Absent from the Company's repertory for two decades, Strauss' 1909 opera, with a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal a... (more...)
San Francisco Opera to Present The Revolution of Steve Jobs Scheduled for 2019 Season San Francisco Opera to Present The Revolution of Steve Jobs Scheduled for 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

San Francisco Opera today announced its participation as a co-commissioner of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs—the first full-length opera written by Bay Area composer Mason Bates and set to a libretto by Mark Campbell—joining Santa Fe Opera and Seattle Opera, with support from Cal Performances. The n... (more...)
SFCM Opera Presents Double Bill SFCM Opera Presents Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The short, one-act opera, Mavra, highlights Igor Stravinsky's early flirtations with neoclassicism, a period which saw the composer produce other popular works such as Pulcinella and Symphony of Psalms. As Mavra looks to the past in both music and narrative, Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas  does the... (more...)
SF Opera Lab Presents ROOMFUL OF TEETH and CHAMBERWORKS SF Opera Lab Presents ROOMFUL OF TEETH and CHAMBERWORKS
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Season Two of SF Opera Lab comes to a close this month with two concerts exploring a rich tapestry of sound worlds within the intimate and state-of-the-art Taube Atrium Theater at San Francisco Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. The “remarkable vocal octet” (New York Times) Roomful of Teeth m... (more...)
San Francisco Opera Education Presents 2nd Annual ARIA FESTIVAL, 5/6 San Francisco Opera Education Presents 2nd Annual ARIA FESTIVAL, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera's Education Department will present its 2nd annual ARIA (Arts Resources in Action) Festival, Youth Voices for Change, on Saturday, May 6 at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ... (more...)
2017 Schwabacher Debut Recital Series Concludes, 5/30 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recital Series Concludes, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

The 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recitals series concludes on Sunday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m., with a recital by a trio of San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows featured with collaborative pianist Warren Jones in a program of Italian and French repertoire.... (more...)
Schwabacher Debut Recitals at San Francisco Opera Features Renee Rapier, Anthony Reed and John Churchwell, 4/9 Schwabacher Debut Recitals at San Francisco Opera Features Renee Rapier, Anthony Reed and John Churchwell, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

 The 34th season of Schwabacher Debut Recitals continues on Sunday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater with mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier, bass Anthony Reed and pianist and San Francisco Opera Head of Music Staff John Churchwell. They will present The Woods: A Rom-Com Recit... (more...)
San Francisco Opera Education Presents UP IN THE MOUNTAIN, 4/19-23 San Francisco Opera Education Presents UP IN THE MOUNTAIN, 4/19-23
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

San Francisco Opera Education presents Up in the Mountains, an interactive performance created for infants to 3 year olds with accompanying parent(s) or guardian(s). Up in the Mountains combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales.... (more...)
Opera San Jose Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME, 4/15-30 Opera San Jose Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME, 4/15-30
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

La boheme is a passionate story of love among young artists in Paris. Mimi spends her days embroidering and her winter evenings longing for springtime. Literally in search of light, a match for her only... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera Lab's ANNA CATERINA Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera Lab's ANNA CATERINA
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents three performances of Francis Poulenc's 1958 monodrama La Voix humaine (The Human Voice) starring internationally acclaimed soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci with pianist Donald Sulzen on March 11, 14 and 17, 2017.... (more...)
San Francisco Opera And Merola Opera Present 2017 SCHWABACHER DEBUT RECITAL SERIES, 3/26-4/30 San Francisco Opera And Merola Opera Present 2017 SCHWABACHER DEBUT RECITAL SERIES, 3/26-4/30
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 34th season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals, opening on March 26 and continuing through April 30.... (more...)
SF Opera Lab Hosts First Pop-Up Event Outside of San Francisco SF Opera Lab Hosts First Pop-Up Event Outside of San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2017

SF Opera Lab pops up at the Uptown Nightclub in Oakland on March 23, 2017 with Hands-On Opera, an interactive night of operatic fun and mischief.... (more...)
SF Opera Lab Presents Pop-Up Event in Oakland, 3/23 SF Opera Lab Presents Pop-Up Event in Oakland, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2017

SF Opera Lab pops up at the Uptown Nightclub in Oakland on March 23, 2017 with Hands-On Opera, an interactive night of operatic fun and mischief. This SF Opera Lab event, the first to be held outside of San Francisco, will be curated by stage director and current San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow Ari... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's THE SOURCE Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's THE SOURCE
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

F Opera Lab presents composer TedHearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning'sWikiLeaks release and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre' by Pitchfork. Previously performed in New Yor... (more...)
San Francisco Opera Presents Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMANIE San Francisco Opera Presents Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMANIE
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents three performances of Francis Poulenc's 1958 monodrama La Voix humaine (The Human Voice) starring internationally acclaimed soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci with pianist Donald Sulzen on March 11, 14 and 17, 2017.... (more...)