SFOpera - TV and Radio Broadcasts

TV and Radio Broadcasts

Did you miss your favorite opera or want to relive a stunning performance? Check the following stations for upcoming broadcasts of past San Francisco Opera performances.

Radio Broadcasts

KDFC broadcasts live-recorded San Francisco Opera performances at 8pm PDT/PST on the first Sunday of every month on 90.3, 104.9, 89.9, 103.9, 95.9 and 92.5 FM. Broadcasts are also available for streaming on demand at kdfc.com for four weeks following the original air date.

Tune in to the WFMT Radio Network on Saturday mornings at 10am PST to hear operatic favorites, recorded live and broadcast nationally and internationally across the network. San Francisco Opera performances are broadcast in the fall.

TV Broadcasts

See some of our best productions from past seasons on KQED TV.

Giacomo Puccini

Madame Butterfly (2016)

Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 8PM

KDFC

Lianna Haroutounian (Cio-Cio-San), Vincenzo Costanzo (Lt. B. F. Pinkerton), Zanda Švēde (Suzuki), Anthony Clark Evans (Sharpless), Julius Ahn (Goro), Edward Nelson (Prince Yamadori), Raymond Aceto (The Bonze), Matthew Stump (Imperial Commisioner), Julie Adams (Kate Pinkerton), Jere Torkelsen (Official Registrar); conducted by Yves Abel.

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Giuseppe Verdi

Otello (1978)

Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 8PM

KDFC

Placido Domingo (Otello), Katia Ricciarelli (Desdemona), Guillermo Sarabia (Iago), Barry McCauley (Cassio), Gwendolyn Jones (Emilia), Clifford Grant (Lodovico), Stephen West (Montano), Barry Busse (Roderigo), John Del Carlo (A herald); conducted by Giuseppe Patanè.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Don Giovanni (2017)

Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 8PM

KDFC

Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Don Giovanni), Erin Wall (Donna Anna), Ana María Martínez (Donna Elvira), Erwin Schrott (Leporello), Stanislas de Barbeyrac (Don Ottavio), Sarah Shafer (Zerlina), Michael Sumuel (Masetto), Andrea Silvestrelli (The Commendatore), conducted by Marc Minkowski.

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Giuseppe Verdi

Rigoletto (2017)

Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 8PM

KDFC

Quinn Kelsey (Rigoletto), Nino Machaidze (Gilda), Pene Pati (The Duke of Mantua), Reginald Smith, Jr. (Count Monterone), Andrea Silvestrelli (Sparafucile), Zanda Švēde (Maddalena), Andrew G. Manea (Marullo), Amitai Pati (Matteo Borsa), Anthony Reed (Count Ceprano), Buffy Baggott (Giovanna), Amina Edris (Countess Ceprano), Erin Neff (A page), Jere Torkelsen (An usher); conducted by Nicola Luisotti.

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