War memorial opera house 301 van ness avenue san francisco ca 94102. The war memorial opera house is an opera house in san francisco california located on the western side of van ness avenue across from the west side rear facade of the san francisco city hall.
At the opera house the san francisco opera shop is currently closed due to the uncertainties surrounding the covid 19 pandemic.
San francisco opera house. Designed by arthur brown jr the prominent american architect who also created san francisco city hall this cultural landmark is one of the last. Characteristic of the following thirty of merola s years as general director was the fact as noted by chatfield taylor that the great singers of the world came regularly to san francisco often performing several roles in deference to the short season and long. San francisco ballet chris hellman center for dance 455 franklin street san francisco ca 94102.
Thank you for making opera a part of your life. The company inaugurated the new opera house with a performance of tosca on 15 october 1932 with claudia muzio in the title role. It is part of the san francisco war memorial and performing arts center it has been the home of the san francisco opera since opening night in 1932.
Please watch for details on the san francisco opera website. War memorial opera house take a virtual tour home of the san francisco opera and san francisco ballet the war memorial opera house opened in 1932 with time magazine declaring it a house made possible by all the people of san francisco. We anticipate the exciting prospect of re opening again soon.
Final phase of the war memorial opera house seat replacement project rescheduled to fall 2020. San francisco ballet chris hellman center for dance 455 franklin street san francisco ca 94102. Reviews on restaurants near opera house in san francisco ca chez maman west war memorial opera house pläj scandinavian restaurant bar monsieur benjamin a mano boho restaurant absinthe brasserie bar la traviata rich table max s opera cafe.
San francisco opera known for commissioning numerous world premieres training some of opera s greatest young artists and being one of the world s leading opera companies. It was the historic groundbreaking site for the. War memorial opera house.
Home to the san francisco ballet and san francisco opera this stately building s 3 126 seat auditorium is available for special presentations lectures and concerts. War memorial opera house 301 van ness avenue san francisco ca 94102.