Former general director david gockley's eighth commission for the san francisco opera ravishes the eye and often seduces the ear composer bright sheng and playwright david henry hwang have collaborated on a reduction of cao xueqin's mammoth 18th-century chinese novel dream of the red. For its fall 2017 season, san francisco opera has divided twelve performances of puccini's “turandot” into two casts, the first performing six times during the production also features eye-catching acrobats and dancers who populate the festive ceremonial processions, and the large grindstone for the. As the third offering of its 2017 summer season, the san francisco opera mounted english director john caird's imaginative production of puccini's “la among the ingenious features of this “boheme” production are the sets by david farley, and particularly the scene changes between acts 1 and 2 and.
To usher in the new opera season, san francisco opera guild will produce its signature benefit event, opera ball 2018 the company's new season features nine operas presented in eight productions never before mounted by san francisco opera the variety of works, spanning the baroque to the. (photo: stefan cohen/sf opera) once a sculpture court for the san francisco museum of modern art, the 299-seat theater retains many neoclassical elements of its original 1932 beaux arts design such as arched niches and garlanded detailing it also has unabashedly contemporary features more.
Pedestrian drop-off area is on bowling green drive and there is limited accessible parking share with a friend share in san francisco opera's gift to the city join us for arias al fresco from our 2018–19 season and other operatic favorites featuring the san francisco opera orchestra and stars from the fall season.
Another innovation was opera in the park which, since 1971, has been an annual free concert in golden gate park on the sunday following opening night of the fall season it traditionally features artists from the opening weekend in full concert with the san francisco opera orchestra the event is open to the public and.
San francisco opera is a arts, culture, humanities charity rated 3 of 4 stars by charity navigator located in san francisco, ca, it is one of 9037 organizations rated by charity navigator. Saturday at the opera returns with the instant classic aida the san francisco opera production features leah crocetto in the title role and brian jagde as radames, aida's ill-fated lover ever since it's 1871 premiere in cairo, verdi's tale of love and torn allegiances in an imagined egypt has been one of the world's most.
Excerpts from current and past productions from the san francisco opera.