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Don Carlo at the San Francisco Opera

At the time of Spain’s brutal Inquisition, the king of Spain marries the woman his son loves and sets into motion a tension-filled chain of events. Music Director Nicola Luisotti conducts this magnificent tale of romantic triangles, political idealism and … Continue reading

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Carmen at the San Francisco Opera

The ultimate femme fatale returns in a provocative staging by director Calixto Bieito in his long-awaited U.S. opera debut. Set in the arid earthiness of post-Franco Spain, Bieito’s raw and cinematic vision of Carmen unabashedly provokes the intense emotions pulsing … Continue reading

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Disguises, trickery and hilarious schemes: the Barber of Seville at the San Francisco Opera

PERFORMANCE PREMIERE Wed 11/25/15 7:30pm

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San Francisco Opera premieres the Magic Flute

PERFORMANCE PREMIERE Tue 10/20/15 7:30pm              

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A father’s deceit. A daughter’s sacrifice: Luisa Miller in San Francisco

Wed 09/16/15 7:30pm Sat 09/19/15 7:30pm Tue 09/22/15 7:30pm Fri 09/25/15 7:30pm Sun 09/27/15 2:00pm   Luisa Miller William Berger Verdi’s career was so remarkable that it works against a proper appreciation of his genius—there’s almost too much great Verdi … Continue reading

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The Trojans at the San Francisco Opera

THE TROJANS MUSIC BY Hector Berlioz The Fall of Troy and The Trojans at Carthage Libretto by the composer NEW PRODUCTION One of the largest, most magnificent pieces in the entire repertory, this rarely staged epic is presented here for … Continue reading

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Don Pasquale in Barcelona

Norina and Ernesto are a young couple in love but then Don Pasquale, Ernesto’s aged uncle, decides to interfere. He has other plans for his nephew involving marriage to a wealthy single lady. Dr Malatesta comes to the aid of … Continue reading

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