About San Francisco Opera

We have been thrilling audiences in San Francisco since 1923. We are known for commissioning numerous world premieres, training some of opera's greatest young artists and being one of the world’s leading opera companies.

OUR MISSION:
We believe opera is a uniquely compelling, entertaining and emotionally thrilling art form. Our mission is to bring together growing audiences to experience opera’s transformative power.

OUR VISION:
To crack the code on producing big art in the 21st century.

OUR VALUES:
We commit to:
- Pioneering new approaches to producing large-scale opera
- Striving for the highest standards of artistic integrity and excellence
- Fostering a positive, collaborative, diverse, inclusive organization
- Developing new audiences and creating dynamic audience relationships
- Creating impactful reciprocal connections with the community through education and engagement
- Upholding fiscal rigor and sound management as prerequisites for creativity

OUR PERSONALITY:
- Creative
- Bold
- Inspiring
- Welcoming
- Excellent