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Watch this space, and follow us on social media for FO news, artist features, and updates on digital offerings for our 2021 season and beyond. We look forward to welcoming you back into the theatre in August to celebrate our 30th anniversary season, and deeply appreciate your support!  

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SalON Demand!

Our digital recital series launched successfully with And Yet She Persisted: Women in Classical Music, in celebration Women's History Month. Up next, we present Un raggio di speme - A Ray of Hope with soprano Lila Khazoum and pianist Alexander Katsman.

Come into the digital recital hall ON Demand in 4K HD with texts and English language translations as subtitles, making this performance more immediate, accessible, and moving for our audience! 

Statement of Accountability and Call to Action

Festival Opera's commitment to maintain and improve safe space for artists and audiences from intersectionally diverse communities.

Upcoming Performances

Community & Special Events

Opera in the Park
Civic Park - Walnut Creek, CA
August 1, 2021 - 4:00 PM

An annual tradition, revived!  We'll bring our outstanding chorus and soloists together for an afternoon of exhilarating operatic favorites on the lawn! Bring a picnic and enjoy our incredible artists alongside the rising stars of tomorrow. Don't miss this fun, casual, FREE event to share with your family and friends! 

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Festival Opera Gala
Lafayette Park Hotel
October 22, 2021 - 6:00 PM


A pre-Halloween, in-person celebration to round out Festival Opera's 30th Anniversary Season! Dinner, dancing, cocktails, and COSTUMES! Enjoy the beautiful chateau setting at the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa in this glittering indoor/outdoor event. We'll enjoy performances by Festival Opera favorites, the chance to bid on exciting auction items, and meet our special guests! Costumes, and masks of all kinds are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for the most stunning costumes in various categories. 


Watch this space for more info and tickets soon!