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We have been thrilling audiences in San Francisco since 1923. We are known for commissioning numerous world premieres, training some of opera's greatest young artists and being one of the world's leading opera companies. Come visit us during our...more
My friend and I had tickets for Wagner's The Ring. The first night the performance was just over two hours without intermission and it was physically painful to sit in the chairs that long. The seats are old and there is no lumbar support. Also...More
We were doing a city tour thru the classic buildings in this area and this was one of the stops. Unfortunately, we weren't allowed much past the front vestibule inside but that was far enough to get a feel for the character of the building....More
We saw Turandot (beautiful David Hockney sets and costumes and a great cast with wonderful voices) and Manon (It must be Manon! which had been on my bucket list for ages, in a tremendous new production - so stylish and imaginative, with gorgeous singers doing...More
The staging, talent and the opera house itself are all spectacular. We saw Turandot and the entire experience was eye and ear candy. We had orchestra seats and they were worth every penny. My opera experience is limited but I can't imagine much more that...More
A world class performance, SF Opera has never disappointed me, the beauty of the opera house, amazing acoustics, and spectacular performance made La Traviata one of the most special and beautiful shows I have ever witnessed. This is one of the reasons I usually plan...More
I enjoyed this show. I attended a Sunday afternoon show and sat in the highest balcony. The cast and orchestra were really good. The theatre employees were professional and helpful.
La Traviata is a beautiful opera and this cast did a great job with it....More
The best bargains in America.
Stand at the SF opera for only $10.
Stand at SF Ballet for $20.
Buy the ticket anytime after 10.00am and return later to the side door where you line up based on the number on your ticket.
Civic Center is the seat of power for all things government and performance-related in the city. Although its streets are best walked during daytime, numerous cultural gems are within close proximity to one another. The symphony, opera, ballet, and jazz center offer year round entertainment within the shadow of the city’s Beaux-Arts crown jewel: the gold tipped dome of City Hall.