Opera Calendar

Below you can find all of our upcoming shows. Check back regularly for news and updates. We look forward to seeing you at the Opera!

New Year's Eve Super Gala with OperaSLO & Friends

Friday, December 31, 2021 at 7:30pm | Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo

Make your plans for New Year’s Eve with Opera San Luis Obispo at the PAC in an epic evening of pops, opera, musical theater, and dance! The OperaSLO Grand Orchestra and maestro Brian Asher Alhadeff present a fantastic line-up of world-renowned award-winning artist and ensembles including vocalists Alba Franco Cancel, Shira Renee Thomas, Karen Dunn, Eliana Nunely, Gregory Gorrindo, Dylan F. Thomas, and Zach Apel.

This unforgettable New Year’s Eve Super Gala includes the San Luis Obispo premieres of George Gershwin’s "I got rhythm” with pianist Terry Spiller, and “Bubbles: A tribute to Lawrence Welk” with dancers from Santa Barbara’s State Street Ballet. And that’s just the beginning as we promise to thrill you with the greatest music of all time including hits from West Side Story, Funny Girl, Carousel, Carmen, and Tocsa just to name a few.This amazing evening all happens in the Harold Miossi Auditorium in Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo
TICKETS: $25 - $90 Online here, or by phone at (805) 756-4849, Monday-Saturday, 12pm-6pm.

PACSLO Safety Requirements: State and county guidelines require proof of vaccination, or negative COVID test taken 72 hours prior to the event start, in order to enter the Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo. Masks are required at all times unless eating or drinking in the lobby. Please view all venue safety requirements, which will always have the most current and complete guest requirements to attend.

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HANSEL & GRETEL - Mother's Day Weekend

May 7 & 8, 2022 | Performing Arts Center, SLO

To order tickets by phone, call (805) 756-4849. Box office times here.

Celebrate Mother's Day weekend with Engelbert Humperdinck's “Hansel and Gretel” - perfect for the entire family! Presented for the first time since 2006, this brand new production closely follows the traditional Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Originally written in German, our updated production is performed IN ENGLISH. After a thrilling OperaSLO directorial debut with our 2019 production of South Pacific, Zach Johnson returns to lead an internationally acclaimed cast of opera stars this our new, fantastic grand production! Experience vocal brilliance, ballet, chorus, elaborate sets and costumes, all accompanied by the OperaSLO Grand Orchestra conducted by Brian Asher Alhadeff.

Saturday | May 7, 2021 | 7:00pm
Sunday | May 8, 2021 | 2:00pm

Performances are approximately 2-hours, including a 20-minute intermission.

A pre-opera talk by OperaSLO Board Member Dr. John Frey will begin one hour before curtain at both performances.

Want to know what an Opera San Luis Obispo grand production is like? See our media page to experience a short video from a recent past production!

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MET Live in HD 2021/22 SEASON

TEN OPERAS: Select Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm at the PAC

The MET Live in HD is presented at Miossi Hall Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo through the co-sponsorship of Opera San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly Arts. Tickets go on sale this summer at www.pacslo.org or by calling (805) 756-4849 Monday through Saturday, 10am-6pm.

Fire Shut Up My Bones by Terence Blanchard | Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 2pm

Eurydice by G.F. Handel | Sunday, January 2, 2022 - 2pm

Cinderella by Goacchino Rossini | Sunday, January 16, 2022 - 2pm

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi | Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 2pm

Ariadne aux Naxos by Richard Strauss | Sunday, March 27, 2022 - 2pm

Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi | Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 2pm

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini | Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 2pm

Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti | Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 2pm

Hamlet by Ambroise Thomas | Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 2pm

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