Opening Night Reception

September 6, 2014: Rigoletto
November 15, 2014: The Italian Girl in Algiers
February 7, 2015: Where Angels Fear to Tread
April 18, 2015: The Magic Flute

Don’t miss the opening night reception for Opera San José’s new General Director, Larry Hancock and new Music Director/Principal Conductor, Joseph Marcheso, guest conductor and members of the cast following the opening performance of each 2014-15 production. The reception takes place in the elegant Palm Room of the Sainte Claire Hotel immediately next door to the California Theatre, and includes savories and dessert, prosecco, red and white wine, coffee or tea.

Tickets ($50 per person) available by advance purchase only – no sales at the door.

Order online via or call the OSJ Box Office (M-F, 9-3 p.m.) at (408) 437-4450.

World Premiere Gala Dinner

February 7, 2015

Meet composer Marc Weiser, and the creative team – stage director, set designer, costume designer, and lighting designer – at a gala dinner celebrating the world premiere of Where Angels Fear to Tread. Taking place in the elegant Grand Ballroom of the Sainte Claire Hotel (302 S. Market St, SJ), enjoy cocktails at 4:30 p.m. followed by a sumptuous three-course dinner before heading off to the California Theatre to attend the opening night performance. Tickets are $300 per person. For reservations call (408) 437-4450 or order online.

Irene Dalis Memorial Concert

Date/details tbd