San Francisco Opera
Get your front row seat at one of the leading opera companies in the world! Shot in brilliant HD, the third season of this acclaimed series brings you four spectacular productions performed by world-class singers. Hosted by celebrated mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.
San Francisco Opera Previous Broadcasts
Rigoletto (Episode #504H)
KQED 9: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 8:00 PM
Verdi's masterpiece about a vengeful court jester, desperately trying to protect his daughter from disaster.
- KQED Life: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 1:00 AM
- KQED Life: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
- KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
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