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War Memorial Opera House

Past Events

The War Memorial Opera House has hosted many events in the past. There are 70 listings stored in the HistoryGuide database for this property.

DateEvent Information
Daily Chinese New Year Spectacular. Chinese New Year Spectacular is an exhilarating world-class production that celebrates the pure excellence and grandeur of class… (Performance - Musical) 888-569-2009.
12/15/06 Encore! Nutcracker Night & Holiday Party. Nutcracker Night will feature the critically acclaimed performance of San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker, choreographed by Helgi… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 415-513-1099.
05/10/08 Kids In The Hall. Kids In The Hall performs live. (Performance - Comedic) 415-672-6020.
10/29/08
11/01/08
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Elixir of Love. Elixir of Love is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
11/16/08
11/19/08
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La Boheme. La Boheme is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
12/31/08 Les Claypool. Les Claypool performs live. (Arts - Concerts) 415-865-2000.
06/09/09
06/12/09
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Porgy & Bess. Porgy & Bess. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
06/13/09
06/16/09
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La Traviata. La Traviata is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
08/22/09 Merola Grand Finale. The San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Maestro Antony Walker join the young artists in an evening of thrilling arias and captivat… (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
11/08/09
11/13/09
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Otello. Performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
06/05/10
06/08/10
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Faust. Performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
06/09/10
06/12/10
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The Girl of the Golden West. Performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
06/19/09
06/10/10
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Die Walkure. Performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
07/23/10
07/24/10
07/24/10
Shen Yun Performing Arts with Live Orchestra. Discover for yourself the brilliant choreography, gorgeous costumes, and state-of-the-art backdrops that have astounded audience… (Performance - Dance) 888-569-2009.
09/15/10
09/18/10
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San Francisco Opera: Werther. Performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
09/30/10 San Francisco Opera: The Marriage of Figaro. Performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
11/10/10
11/13/10
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San Francisco Opera: The Makropulos Case. Performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-864-3330.
12/28/10
12/29/10
12/29/10
Shen Yun Presented by New Tang Dynasty TV - SF Bay Area. An exhilarating experience with grand scale performances that celebrate the pure excellence of classical Chinese dance and music… (Performance - Dance) 800-363-8212.
01/29/11
01/30/11
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Giselle. The ballet by Vernoy and Gautier about the peasant girl Giselle whose spirit protects her boyfriend is performed live by the San… (Performance - Ballet)
02/03/11
02/05/11
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San Francisco Ballet. 2011 Season, performing live, Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director. (Performance - Ballet) 415-864-3330.
06/08/11
06/14/11
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Nixon in China. John Adams' 3-act opera is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
06/13/11
06/16/11
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The Magic Flute. Mozart's 2-act opera is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
09/09/11
09/14/11
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Turandot. Puccini's 3-act opera is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
09/10/11
09/13/11
09/18/11 More...
Heart of a Soldier. A hero of 911 is remembered in this contemporary opera by Christopher Theofanidis. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
09/23/11
09/26/11
10/02/11 More...
Lucrezia Borgia. Gaetano Donizetti's opera is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
10/15/11
10/18/11
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Don Giovanni. Mozart's opera is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
10/30/11
11/04/11
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Xerxes. Handel's 3-act opera is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
11/06/11
11/09/11
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Carmen. George Bizet's opera comique is performed live. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
02/14/12
02/17/12
02/23/12 More...
San Francisco Ballet: Chroma. San Francisco Ballet performs Program 2: Chroma by Wayne McGregor; Beaux (world premiere) by Mark Morris; Number Nine by Chris… (Performance - Ballet)
03/06/12
03/08/12
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San Francisco Ballet: Romeo & Juliet. San Francisco Ballet Ballet performs Program 4: Romeo & Juliet by Helgi Tomasson. (Performance - Ballet)
03/22/12
03/24/12
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San Francisco Ballet: Glass Pieces. San Francisco Ballet performs Glass Pieces by Jerome Robbins. (Performance - Ballet)
04/12/12
04/13/12
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San Francisco Ballet: Balanchine Masterworks. San Francisco Ballet preforms Balanchine Masterworks . (Performance - Ballet)
04/27/12
04/28/12
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San Francisco Ballet: Don Quixote. San Francisco Ballet preforms Don Quixote. (Performance - Ballet)
06/12/11
06/15/11
06/20/11 More...
Attila. New Teatro alla Scala Co-Production of Verdi's Attila is performed live and simulcast to AT&T Park. (Arts - Opera) 415-865-2000.
08/18/12 Merola Grand Finale. Enjoy an evening of scenes and arias. The culmination of the Merola summer, the Merola Grand Finale is your last chance to see t… (Arts - Concerts) 415-565-6427.
09/07/12
09/08/12
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Rigoletto. One of opera's most vivid and compelling characters, a vengeful court jester, desperately tries to protect his daughter from dis… (Arts - Opera)
09/29/12
10/03/12
10/11/12 More...
The Capulets & The Montagues. This bel canto masterpiece features international stars Joyce DiDonato. Music by Vincenzo Bellini and Libretto by Felice Romani… (Arts - Opera)
10/10/12
10/13/12
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Moby Dick - The Opera. The fierce, obsessive boat captain whose descent into madness puts his crew in mortal danger. Music by Jake Heggie and Libretto… (Arts - Opera)
10/20/12
10/24/12
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Lohengrin. The prayers of a desperate woman are answered in the form of a noble warrior in this opera, which contrasts the lust for power w… (Arts - Opera)
11/15/12
11/16/12
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Tosca. A rebellious painter and a corrupt police chief engage in a deadly test of wills. Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa… (Arts - Opera)
01/09/10
01/16/10
01/05/13
A Prairie Home Companion - Garrison Keillor. Presented live. (Performance - Comedic) 415-864-3330.
01/29/13
01/30/13
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San Francisco Ballet: Wayne McGregor World Premiere. SF Ballet performs Program 1: SUITE EN BLANC by Serge Lifar; IN THE NIGHT by Jerome Robbins; World Premiere by Wayne McGregor. (Performance - Ballet)
02/13/13
02/14/13
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Hamburg Ballet: Nijinsky. John Neumeier's dance theater epic based on the tumultuous life of dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. (Performance - Ballet)
02/26/13
02/27/13
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San Francisco Ballet: Beaux. Choreographer in Residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps), as p… (Performance - Ballet)
03/01/13
03/02/13
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The Secret Garden. Beloved classic of children's literature comes alive in a new opera created for the entire family. Music by Nolan Gasser and Lib… (Arts - Opera)
01/27/12
01/28/12
01/28/12 More...
San Francisco Ballet: Onegin. San Francisco Ballet performs Program 1: ONEGIN by John Cranko.. (Performance - Ballet)
04/09/13
04/10/13
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San Francisco Ballet: Raymonda Act III. A ballet with virtuosic dancing that features the exotic experience of Eastern Europe. Choreographed Russian composer Alexander… (Performance - Ballet)
04/16/13
04/17/13
04/19/13
San Francisco Ballet: Criss-Cross. In this Charles Avison's reworking of twelve Scarlatti sonatas for harpsichord and a Handel-influenced Schoenberg concerto. (Performance - Ballet)
05/03/13
05/04/13
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San Francisco Ballet: Cinderella. Based on the story by the Brothers Grimm, this version of Cinderella plants a hazel branch on her mother's grave and it grows in… (Performance - Ballet)
06/05/13
06/11/13
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The Tales of Hoffman. A poet searches for love and repeatedly finds it lies just beyond his reach. (Arts - Opera)
06/09/13
06/12/13
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Cosi Fan Tutte. Two young soldiers disguise their identities to test their lovers' fidelity in this highly regarded Mozart work. (Arts - Opera)
06/19/13
06/22/13
06/25/13 More...
The Gospel Of Mary Magdalene. Music by Mark Adamo and Libretto by the composer . (Arts - Opera)
07/08/13 Ian Anderson. Performing live in concert.. (Arts - Concerts)
08/17/13 Merola Grand Finale. See these talented performers before they embark on the next stage of their careers. You won't want to miss these future opera h… (Arts - Opera) 415-565-6427.
12/08/09
12/09/09
12/11/09 More...
San Francisco Ballet: The Nutcracker. The ballet -a national holiday tradition. (Performance - Ballet) 415-864-3330.
03/19/11
03/20/11
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San Francisco Ballet: Coppelia. A story of an inventor, his life-sized doll, and the havoc they wreak on a young couple. (Performance - Ballet) 415-865-2000.
09/09/16
09/14/16
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San Francisco Opera: Andrea Chenier. SF Opera presents Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chenier featuring Yonghoon Lee, Anna Pirozzi, Geoorge Gagnidze, J'nai Bridges, Joel… (Arts - Opera)
09/10/16
09/13/16
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San Francisco Opera: Dream Of The Red Chamber. The World Premiere of Bright Sheng's Dream Of The Red Chamber featuring Pureum Jo, Yijie Shi, Nian Wang, Qiulin Zhang, Hyona Kim… (Arts - Opera)
09/28/16
10/02/16
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San Francisco Opera: Don Pasquale. Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale featuring Maurizio Muraro, Heidi Stober, Lawrence Brownlee, Lucas Meachem and Edward Nelson. Gi… (Arts - Opera)
10/14/16
10/18/16
10/23/16 More...
San Francisco Opera: The Makropulos Case. SF Opera presents Leos Janacek's The Makropulos Case featuring Nadja Michael, Scott Quinn, stephen Powell, Dale Travis, Joel Sor… (Arts - Opera)
11/05/16
11/08/16
11/11/16 More...
San Francisco Opera: Aida. This intimate love story of an Egyptian military hero, Radames, and an Ethiopian slave girl, Aida, features San Francisco Opera… (Arts - Opera)
11/06/16
11/09/16
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San Francisco Opera: Madame Butterfly. Cultures clash when a trusting young geisha marries an American naval officer stationed in Nagasaki. Puccini's gut-wrenching mus… (Arts - Opera)
11/16/16 Anthony Bourdain: The Hunger Tour. "The Hunger" serves audiences an all-new live show featuring an unyielding, brutally honest monologue reflecting on diverse cult… (Performance)
12/10/16
12/11/16
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San Francisco Ballet: The Nutcracker. This holiday season, experience the beauty and athleticism of SF Ballet's international cast of world-class dancers in Nutcracke… (Performance - Ballet)
12/31/16
01/01/17
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Shen Yun Performing Arts. Shen Yun brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance & music in an exhilarating brand new… (Performance)
01/24/17
01/25/17
01/27/17 More...
San Francisco Ballet: Haffner Symphony - Bubenicek - In The Countenance of Kings. This program is quite simply a celebration. Featuring: Helgi Tomasson's Haffner Symphony, a new work by Jiri Bubenicek and Justi… (Performance - Ballet)
01/26/17
01/28/17
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San Francisco Ballet: Seven Sonatas - Possokhov & Pas/Parts. The program opens with the purity and delicacy of Ratmansky's Seven Sonatas and closes with William Forsythe's pulsating Pas/Par… (Performance - Ballet)
02/17/17
02/18/17
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San Francisco Ballet: Frankenstein. Liam Scarlett, the youngest choreographer ever to have a full-length ballet commissioned by The Royal Ballet, helms this darkly… (Performance - Ballet)
03/07/17
03/08/17
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San Francisco Ballet: Stravinsky Violin Concerto - Prodigal Son & Diamonds. Thrill to Balanchine's extraordinary genius with three very different but equally seminal works . (Performance - Ballet)
07/08/17
07/09/17
07/15/17
2017 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. The largest and most comprehensive world dance and music event of its kind in the US-will feature performances by 24 Bay Area-ba… (Performance - Dance) 415-474-3914.

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