Flight Open Rehearsal Feb. 4!

Don’t miss our Open Rehearsal for Flight! What: – FREE, open staging rehearsal – Q&A with entire cast, directors, and artistic team! When: – Saturday, February 4th, 12:30pm Where: – First Unitarian Universalist Society of San...

Press for Xochitl and the Flowers

Review: “Hands-on-Opera Presents a Delightful Child’s Perspective of Life in the Mission” – Stephen Smoliar “Ultimately, this is a tale about the positive value of a community in which the whole is as important as any of the parts; and,...

Save the Date: ‘Come Fly with Us’ 2016 Gala

Opera Parallèle Presents: WHEN: October 8, 2016, 6:00 pm WHERE: Marines’ Memorial Club Commandant’s Ballroom & Lounge 609 Sutter Street at Mason Street, San Francisco Come fly with us for an engaging evening of performances, cocktails, dinner, and a live auction,...

Lighthouse Open Rehearsals!

Our popular open staging rehearsals give a true insider’s look at the process of putting an opera together. See Opera Parallèle’s celebrated artistic team – conductor, director, singers, and designers – in action, as they develop the upcoming production of The...

Honoring Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, composer of our next production, The Lighthouse, dies at age 81. From our Creative Director, Brian Staufenbiel: With the recent news of Sir Peter’s passing, I have been reflecting with gratitude about the extraordinary musical and theatrical...

The Champion Reviews are In!

Joshua Kosman, SF Chronicle: Champion fuses jazz and opera in boxing tale “That old man — a haunted, haunting figure — sits at the center of “Champion,” the engaging and inventive “opera in jazz” by composer Terence Blanchard that opened a two-week run Friday...