Opera: THE CENTENNIAL SEASON REVEALED (SF Opera)

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by Jim Allen on January 19, 2022

in Music,Theater-San Francisco / Bay Area


The 2022–23 Season

Opera Ball

FRI, SEP 9, 2022 AT 8PM

Don’t miss Opera Ball: The Centennial Celebration, an evening of music and delight that honors San Francisco Opera’s first 100 years and sets the stage for an exciting second century.
Please note the Opening Night Concert is sold as part of Opera Ball and is not in any subscription series.
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Antony and Cleopatra

WORLD PREMIERE
SEP 10–OCT 5, 2022

He was a Roman general. She, an Egyptian queen. Their passion would redefine the world order. Don’t miss the world premiere of this thrilling new opera by John Adams!
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Eugene Onegin

RUSSIAN OPERA RETURNS
SEP 25–OCT 14, 2022

She loved him at first sight. But Onegin, an aristocrat obsessed with appearances, could never be happy with a country girl like Tatyana. Or so he thought.
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Dialogues of the Carmelites

AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION
OCT 15–30, 2022

Death or dissolution. That’s the choice facing one Carmelite convent as the Reign of Terror rips through revolutionary France.
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La Traviata

NEW SAN FRANCISCO OPERA PRODUCTION
NOV 11–DEC 3, 2022

Fame. Power. Fortune. Violetta Valéry has it all as Paris’ most admired courtesan. But never has she allowed herself to experience true love.
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Orpheus and Eurydice

NEW SAN FRANCISCO OPERA PRODUCTION
NOV 15–DEC 1, 2022

What death has stolen, the musician Orpheus is determined to bring back. With Love as his guide, Orpheus journeys into the underworld to save his wife, Eurydice. But there is one condition: he must not look back at her until they return to the mortal world.
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Madame Butterfly

NEW SAN FRANCISCO OPERA CO-PRODUCTION
JUN 3–JUL 1, 2023

Each night, the young Cio-Cio-San looks out over the port of Nagasaki, eagerly waiting the return of her husband, U.S. Naval officer Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton. Alongside her is their young son, Trouble, who has never met his father.
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Die Frau ohne Schatten

A DAVID HOCKNEY PRODUCTION
JUN 4–28, 2023

Half-spirit and half-mortal, the Empress lives in fear of a curse: If she doesn’t acquire a human shadow in three days’ time, the spirit world will reclaim her—and turn her husband to stone.
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Frida y Diego

NEW CO-COMMISSION
JUNE 13–30, 2023

It’s been three years since she passed. Now on the Day of the Dead in 1957, a lonely, ailing Diego Rivera makes a final wish: to see his wife Frida Kahlo once more. And the underworld heeds his call.
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