LIVE PERFORMANCES ARE BACK!

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Jake Heggie
Carrie Hennessey
Diana Tash
Curt Branom
Zachary Gordin
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Join us for a World Premiere event to celebrate our return to the Lesher Center stage with Jake Heggie, and an all-star cast of artists with strong ties to his works. 

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We are grateful to our audience of donors and sponsors who make our work possible. Please consider a tax-deductible gift to support our future seasons, education programs, and young artist training opportunities. 

Festival Opera: Digital Offerings

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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! Launching Walnut Creek Downtown's ARTS AROUND AUGUST series, we'll bring our outstanding principal and young artists 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 - 6:30 PM

Masquerade Ball

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.