Haute Event: SF Opera’s Opening Night Gala September 9th

It’s not too late to part-take in of the most prominent events in the San Francisco musical and social scene.  On September 9th, join Encore!, the San Francisco Opera’s club for opera aficionados, as they host the opening night gala at City Hall.  

As the second largest opera company in North America, the San Francisco Opera has been host to opera’s jewels like conductor Sir Georg Solti, director Francis Ford Coppola and lirico-spinto soprano Renata Tebali.  The 2011/12 season will feature John Adams’ Nixon in China, a long sought after programme.  

This magical evening will begin with cocktails at 5PM, followed by an elegant seated dinner at 6PM in City Hall and then attendees will head to the War Memorial Opera house and enjoy a performance of Puccini’s Turandot.  The festivities continue back at City Hall at around 11PM after the performance with dessert and dancing into the wee hours of the night.  One must first join Encore! and then purchase tickets for the gala which at this point start at $425 for Dress Circle Rear placement.  A table for 10 Patron tickets is $6,000 (call (415) 621-4403 for orders and use this form) and if you can only make the performance, tickets are still available starting at $129.

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