OPERA IN THE COMMUNITY
MAIL OR FAX YOUR ORDER TODAY Please use a ballpoint pen. 1. FILL IN YOUR MAILING INFORMATION Mr./Mrs./Ms.
Address: City: State: ZIP Code: Evening Phone: Daytime Phone: Email: (Include your email address to receive special ticket offers and event updates through our E-Opera newsletter. San Francisco Opera will never share or rent your email address.)
2. SELECT YOUR OPERAS, PERFORMANCE DATES AND SEATING SECTION, OR ENTER DESIGN YOUR OWN SERIES** SELECTIONS ALT. PRICE** OPERA DATE ALT. DATE* SECTION SECTION* # TICKETS (1ST CHOICE) TOTAL
KQED TV BROADCASTS
MEROLA’S SCHWABACHER SUMMER CONCERT
San Francisco Opera performances captured in highdefinition will air on KQED TV Thursdays at 8pm: Mozart’s The Magic Flute September 13 Strauss’s Salome September 20 Puccini’s Il Trittico September 27 Verdi’s Otello October 4 Please check local listings as specific dates may change and visit kqed.org for more information.
Yerba Buena Gardens Saturday, July 7, 2pm merola.org OPERA AT STERN GROVE
Sigmund Stern Grove Sunday, August 19, 2pm sterngrove.org SAN FRANCISCO OPERA IN THE PARK
Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park Sunday, September 9, 1:30pm sfopera.com/park FREE SIMULCASTS AT AT&T PARK
GRAND OPERA CINEMA SERIES Enjoy San Francisco Opera performances, recorded in high-definition, at a movie theater near you! Sign up for E-Opera to receive updates. sfopera.com/cinemaseries
Webcor Builders Presents Opera at the Ballpark Rigoletto Saturday, September 15, 8pm sfopera.com/simulcast
MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM
CARMEN FOR FAMILIES—THE MOVIE!
Herbst Theatre, War Memorial Veterans Building Thursday, July 5, 7:30 pm
A FREE one-hour movie for families with children, featuring a live introduction, will be presented. Details will be announced in e-newsletters; sign up at sfopera.com/eopera.
RADIO BROADCASTS San Francisco Opera performances from recent seasons air the first Sunday of every month at 8pm on KDFC 90.3 FM, kdfc.com and Comcast Cable 981. In the summer and early fall, broadcasts also air on the WFMT Radio Network nationally. sfopera.com/broadcast Photo: Cory Weaver
MEROLA’S SCHWABACHER SUMMER CONCERT
MEROLA SUMMER OPERAS
* Please list an alternate date and section in case your first choice is not available. ** For Design Your Own discounted pricing, please call the Box Office or visit sfopera.com/dyo. Design Your Own series does not include The Secret Garden, Adler Fellows Gala Concert or Nicola Luisotti Concert.
I will accept higher-priced seats up to $______________________. I will accept lower-priced seats down to $______________________. This is a Design Your Own subscription order (minimum 3 operas; same number of tickets and seating section for all performances; BLS and BOX seats are not available).
3. MAKE A CONTRIBUTION When you become a member of San Francisco Opera, you ensure the future of this extraordinary art form in San Francisco. Your contribution also brings you closer to inspired performances, opens the Opera House doors to children and families, and helps keep ticket prices affordable. Please consider making the most generous gift you can.
4. COMPLETE YOUR PAYMENT INFORMATION
Check enclosed, made payable to Opera Box Office Please charge my credit card: American Express
Date Signed (mo/yr):
La finta giardiniera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Exp. Date (mo/yr):
War Memorial Opera House Saturday, August 18, 7:30pm
For tickets, call the Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330.
MEROLA GRAND FINALE
Postcard from Morocco by Dominick Argento Cowell Theatre, Fort Mason Center Thursday, July 19, 8pm Saturday, July 21, 2pm Cowell Theatre, Fort Mason Center Thursday, August 2, 8pm Saturday, August 4, 2pm
RETURN THIS FORM TO SAN FRANCISCO OPERA By Mail:
Opera Box Office 301 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102-4509
(415) 626-1729 If you fax your order, please do not also mail it.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ORDER All orders are final. No refunds or cancellations. Cast, programs, prices and schedule are subject to change. All sections subject to availability.
Front Cover Photos: Angela Gheorghiu/Sasha Gusov; The Capulets and the Montagues/Wilfried Hösl/Bavarian State Opera; Natalie Dessay/ Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera; Moby-Dick/Karen Almond/the Dallas Opera; Rigoletto/Terrence McCarthy/San Francisco Opera. Back cover: Nicola Luisotti/Terrence McCarthy. Design: Mission Minded, www.Mission-Minded.com
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