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San Francisco Opera


Our Mission:

To present opera performances of the highest international quality available to the widest possible audiences

To perpetuate and enrich the operatic art form

To be creative and innovative in all aspects of opera

To take a leadership role in training, arts education and audience development

This mission demands a diversified, highly committed, qualified board of directors working in partnership with an efficient and effective top quality management team and staff; healthy financial performance with a balanced budget and adequate endowment; involvement with our community; and an image that reflects our artistic quality.


John A. Gunn