San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd season on September 5, 2014 with a dazzling gala opening night like none other. San Francisco Opera Guild’s Opera Ball 2014: Passione will be created by event designer J. Riccardo Benavides of Ideas to reflect the romantic and mystical themes of the evening’s performance–Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma. Always a highlight of the City’s cultural and philanthropic season, Opera Ball is an extraordinary event benefitting San Francisco Opera’s and San Francisco Opera Guild’s award-winning education and community programs. Opera Ball 2014 is co-chaired by Teresa Medearis and Cynthia Schreuder. The evening begins at 5 pm with cocktails and dinner in City Hall. Following the opening night performance of Norma guests return to City Hall for cocktails, dessert and dancing. Individual tickets $1,500- $5,000 (performance tickets sold separately.) Contact sfopera.com/OperaBall2014 or call (415) 565-3204.
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