Watch on the Rhine
By Lillian Hellman Directed by Lisa Peterson Co-production with the Guthrie Theater Main Season · Roda Theatre
November 30, 2017 to January 14, 2018
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
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Girls of the Golden West
WORLD PREMIERE "You have no idea of this wild and barbarous life." – Dame Shirley. In "the most eagerly anticipated new opera of the season" (The New York Times), John Adams and Peter Sellars’ latest collaboration follows people from all over the world who flock to Gold Country hoping to strike it rich but are quickly caught up in the optimism, greed and prejudices of a rapidly changing world. Music by John Adams | Libretto by Peter Sellars, drawn from original sources Sung in English with English supertitles
November 21, 2017 to December 10, 2017
San Francisco Opera
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Turandot Nov-Dec
What is like ice, but burns like fire? Turandot—a cold-hearted but exquisitely beautiful princess who challenges her suitors to a deadly game of wits. Only Calaf, an exiled prince, is hot-blooded enough to crack her icy veneer. Music by Giacomo Puccini | Libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Sung in Italian with English supertitles
November 18, 2017 to December 9, 2017
San Francisco Opera
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The Holidays at Stanford Live
Brandi Carlile joins the season, the secret lives of instruments, the power of tradition, plus a playlist for the holidays.
November 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Stanford Live
Manon at San Francisco Opera
Opera in five acts by Jules Massenet. Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille. Based on the novel "L'histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut" by Abbé Prévost.
November 4, 2017 to November 22, 2017
San Francisco Opera