SAN FRANCISCO OPERA'S BIGGEST FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR

Opera Ball

September 8, 2023

Overview

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Presented by San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Opera Guild

Co-Chairs: Francesca Gutierrez Amann and Sue Graham Johnston

Music, dining, dancing, and elegance. Join us for a not-to-be missed evening featuring the brightest opera stars, and the most delicious culinary experiences. 

Secure your place at San Francisco's biggest night of the year, with proceeds supporting the future of opera and opera education in the Bay Area—ensuring the next 100 years of musical excellence.


Benefits vary by ticket level. Proceeds from the evening will benefit a wide range of artistic initiatives at San Francisco Opera as well as the San Francisco Opera Guild's education program. Opera Ball ticket price includes a tax-deductible portion, fair market value of $350, and performance ticket price. Tax-deductible amount will vary depending on performance seating assignment. Donation portions will not count towards annual giving recognition levels.


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The Evening
5pm
Red Carpet and Cocktail Reception at City Hall

Start your evening on the red carpet, followed by a festive cocktail reception in the Beaux-Arts beauty of San Francisco's City Hall.

6pm
Dinner at City Hall

Then savor a lavish culinary experience created by the local chefs at McCalls Catering.

8pm
Performance at the War Memorial Opera House
Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes without an intermission

Superstar tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak will be joined by the San Francisco Chorus and Orchestra, under the baton of Eun Sun Kim.

9:30pm
After-Party at City Hall

Following the cries of “brava!” and “bravo!” you’ll head to the after-party that is the toast of the town! Dance away the evening to live music, or spend time in the lounge with libations, bites, and excellent company.
Red Carpet and Cocktail Reception at City Hall (5pm)



Start your evening on the red carpet, followed by a festive cocktail reception in the Beaux-Arts beauty of San Francisco's City Hall.


Dinner at City Hall (6pm)


Then savor a lavish culinary experience created by the local chefs at McCalls Catering.

Performance at the War Memorial Opera House (8pm)



Superstar tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak will be joined by the San Francisco Chorus and Orchestra, under the baton of Eun Sun Kim.

After-Party at City Hall (9:30pm)


Following the cries of “brava!” and “bravo!” you’ll head to the after-party that is the toast of the town! Dance away the evening to live music, or spend time in the lounge with libations, bites, and excellent company.

Soloist

Roberto Alagna

Aleksandra Kurzak

Soloist

Aleksandra Kurzak

Made Possible By

Opera Ball is made possible, in part, by Opening Week Grand Sponsor Diane B. Wilsey
Additional concert support provided by Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem