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  • San Francisco Opera - Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci

    Sep 7 - 30, 2018

  • San Francisco Opera - Roberto Devereux

    Sep 8 - 27, 2018

  • San Francisco Opera - Tosca

    Oct 3 - 30, 2018

  • San Francisco Opera - Arabella

    Oct 16 - Nov 3, 2018

  • San Francisco Opera - Placido Domingo in Concert

    Oct 21, 2018

San Francisco Opera - Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Poster

San Francisco Opera - Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci

September 7 - 30, 2018

The legendary 'Cav and Pag' double bill returns to the San Francisco Opera for the first time in 15 years. A smorgasbord of scandal, revenge, and heartbreak, both concern a passionate affair where all parties are slowly consumed by jealousy, leading to tragic consequences. Stitched together since 1893, they provide a thrilling night in the opera house, with unmatched drama and passion playing out against incredible scores.

San Francisco Opera - Roberto Devereux Poster

San Francisco Opera - Roberto Devereux

September 8 - 27, 2018

The mightiest of Donizetti's Three Queens may rule the country but her heart is the dominion of one man, Roberto Devereux, the Earl of Essex. But Her Majesty's secret passions are stilled when she discovers he loves another. With Roberto marked as a traitor to the crown, the furious Monarch must temper her jealousy and choose between her duty and her feelings.

San Francisco Opera - Tosca Poster

San Francisco Opera - Tosca

October 3 - 30, 2018

Intrigue and betrayal abound in this epic new production of Puccini's tragic tale of the ill-fated singer, whose lover's connections find her in a web of misfortune and murder that ultimately leads to the downfall of all involved.

San Francisco Opera - Arabella Poster

San Francisco Opera - Arabella

October 16 - November 3, 2018

A breezy romantic comedy unfolds in the gilded ballrooms of Vienna in Richard Strauss's effervescent Arabella. Destined to wed the suitor of her parents choosing to save the family name yet in love with a face she has passed in the street, true love will out after a series of errors including mischief, mistaken identity and a just a little bit of cross-dressing. Don't miss this lyrical modern classic.

San Francisco Opera - Placido Domingo in Concert Poster

San Francisco Opera - Placido Domingo in Concert

October 21, 2018

They don't call him the King Of Opera for nothing... Throughout an illustrious career spanning over six decades, Spanish tenor Placido Domingo has recorded over a hundred operas and regularly performed in six different languages. Widely regarded as one of the most influential singers in operatic history, the icon enjoyed a successful crossover into the mainstream, garnering 14 Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards as well as a myriad multi-platinum certifications for his efforts.

War Memorial Opera House

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301 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Year opened: 1932
  • Capacity: 3346
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

The War Memorial Opera House was built and opened in 1932, providing a home for the San Francisco Ballet from its earliest days and was at the time, the largest and most technologically advanced in the United States. The venue underwent a huge renovation following the cataclysmic 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and now boasts a modern yet luxurious interior, with disability access and various bars and booths for patrons to use during intermissions, making it both a local and international landmark in the world of theater.

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