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San Francisco Opera

Orpheus and Eurydice

November 15–December 1
War Memorial Opera House

San Francisco Opera

What death has stolen, the musician Orpheus is determined to bring back. With Love as his guide, Orpheus journeys into the underworld to save his wife, Eurydice. But there is one condition: he must not look back at her until they return to the mortal world.

Orpheus and Eurydice returns in a fully staged production for only the second time in the Company’s history. In this new production, director Matthew Ozawa joins award-winning choreographer Rena Butler to take us on a heartfelt journey into the stages of grief.

Libretto by Ranieri de’ Calzabigi
Sung in Italian with English supertitles