San Francisco Opera

Saturdays at 12:00 pm
Impromptu

Hear live operas recorded at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco.

The second largest opera company in North America, San Francisco Opera (SFO) has been a leader among international opera companies for over nine decades. Since its inception, SFO has embodied a spirit of innovation by presenting the world premieres of many works including A Streetcar Named Desire (1998), Dead Man Walking (2000), and Doctor Atomic (2005), and the American debuts of numerous artists including Anna Netrebko, Tito Gobbi, Birgit Nilsson, Leontyne Price, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Renata Tebaldi, Valery Gergiev, and Sir Georg Solti. The radio series brings these world-class performances from current seasons, as well as historic performances, to the airwaves.

WFMT offers a complete opera every Saturday at noon with productions from the following companies:

There are no upcoming broadcasts at the moment.