Final Performance December 1
Orpheus and Eurydice
NEW SAN FRANCISCO OPERA PRODUCTION
By Christoph Willibald Gluck
November 15–December 1, 2022
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Starting at $31
Approximately 81 minutes with no intermission
Sung in Italian with English supertitles
Ranieri de’ Calzabigi
A love that transcends death.
The iconic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice comes to life in a new production of Gluck's energetic, lyrical opera.
Countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński makes his San Francisco Opera debut as Orpheus with Sopranos Meigui Zhang as Eurydice and Nicole Heaston as Amore.
See a Performance
Secure Your Place In History
Subscribe to secure the best seats at the best prices and experience the Centennial Season as a valued member of the San Francisco Opera family.
When death claims the love of his life, the musician Orpheus vows to steal her back—even if that means journeying to the underworld to save her.
Hear The Music
Audio excerpts are from the 1995 performance of Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice (sung in French) with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra conducted by Donald Runnicles.
Overture and Dance of the Blessed Spirits/San Francisco Opera Orchestra; "J'ai perdu mon Euridyce" / Jennifer Larmore
Dive deeper by exploring articles before or after the opera!