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2023-24 Tickets Now On Sale

The Future of Opera

Upcoming Events

  • OCT 7

    The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

    War Memorial Opera House

    Acclaimed San Francisco composer Mason Bates and Pulitzer-winning librettist Mark Campbell, brings home to the Bay Area this Grammy award-winning opera. Under the baton of Michael Christie, Bates' score takes us on an operatic journey through the fragmented memory of love, betrayal, obsession and death, weaving together classical lyricism and a techno soundscape informed by the audio of early computers.

  • OCT 15, 18, 21, 24, 27

    NOV 1


    War Memorial Opera House

    A medieval epic with sword fights and witchcraft, this Wagnerian masterpiece pairs legends about the Holy Grail with songs that have become pop-culture staples, including “Here Comes the Bride.”

  • NOV 5, 7, 11, 15, 17, 21


    War Memorial Opera House

    Winner of the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for music. A new opera from Grammy-winning artist Rhiannon Giddens and composer Michael Abels. Kidnapped, enslaved and over 6,000 miles from home, a Muslim scholar from West Africa defies the law in the antebellum South by writing his own story.

  • NOV 19, 24, 26, 29

    DEC 5, 9

    The Elixir of Love

    War Memorial Opera House

    He has no money. No confidence. And no hope of winning the hand of the wealthy and beautiful bachelorette Adina. But the timid young waiter Nemorino is about to gamble everything he has for one last shot at romance — only to discover how intoxicating love can be.

  • DEC 1

    The Elixir of Love Encounter

    War Memorial Opera House

    Experience act one of The Elixir of Love sitting in the audience, and then immerse yourself in the world of the effervescent comedy in a transformed opera house.

  • DEC 2

    The Future is Now: Adlers in Concert


    Music director Eun Sun Kim takes the podium to conduct an evening of song, featuring arias and scenes performed by San Francisco Opera’s very own resident artists, the Adler Fellows. Discover the next great opera singer—in a unique concert event you can't see anywhere else.

  • DEC 8

    San Francisco Opera Chorus in Concert

    Taube Atrium Theater

    The concert program highlights the San Francisco Opera Chorus under the direction of San Francisco Opera’s new Chorus Director John Keene.

  • MAY 30

    JUN 2, 4, 8, 14, 20, 22, 26, 30

    The Magic Flute

    War Memorial Opera House

    Coming in 2024. Armed with magic bells and a flute that can summon joy, a prince and a bird-catcher embark on a perilous journey to rescue a kidnapped princess — only to discover that their adversary is really their ally.

  • JUN 1, 7, 12, 16, 18, 21


    War Memorial Opera House

    Coming in 2024. It was supposed to be the happiest day of their lives. But just as Stela and Tuomas toast their marriage, a devastating secret reemerges that threatens to drive the couple apart—and expose the guilt Tuomas bears in an unconscionable crime.

  • JUN 15, 19, 23, 25, 28


    War Memorial Opera House

    Coming in 2024. Partenope is the queen of the Paris social scene, her salon a beacon to the era’s edgiest artists. But they’re not just interested in cocktails and conversation. They’re interested in winning Partenope’s hand in marriage.