Fresh Inventive Opera in Intimate Settings
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About San Francisco Lyric Opera

Established in 1996 the San Francisco Lyric Opera strives to be a leader of innovative chamber opera in both repertoire and production.

Our Mission

The Lyric Opera is dedicated to:

  • To produce fresh, inventive opera in intimate settings.
  • To cultivate and nurture the future of the art form by championing innovative chamber opera.
  • To captivate our audiences, young and seasoned in the art form.
    • At every performance, 10% of seats are available, free of charge, to students from the San Francisco Unified School District. All children under 12 are admitted free.