STREAMING THE FIRST CENTURY
Down the Rabbit Hole
Choose your own adventure through archival interviews, newly captured conversations, historical essays, and more!
SESSION 1: Slavic Sensibilities
Janáček's JENŮFA, 1980
Shostakovich's LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK, 1981
SESSION 2: Parlez-vous français?
Massenet's WERTHER, 1978
Charpentier's LOUISE, 1999
SESSION 3: Italian Roots
Leoncavallo's PAGLIACCI, 1962
Puccini's TURANDOT, 1977
SESSION 4: Ho jo to ho!
Strauss' SALOME, 1974
Korngold's DIE TOTE STADT, 2008
Jump on in and discover the voices of San Francisco Opera
Spanning the Decades
In 2009, the SF Opera Archives began interviewing leading participants in, or well-placed witnesses to, major events in the development of the San Francisco Opera Association. Since then, 47 oral histories or “Memories” have been gathered. A selection of which, will be collected here over the course of the centennial celebration.
Broadcast Intermission Interviews
SF Opera's PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE