This outreach event is offered free of charge and is open to the public.

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Opera on the Couch Event


Music by Giacomo Puccini
Sung in Italian with English supertitles

She gave up true love for luxury. Now she wants it back.
Relive the unmatched feeling of dawning love in the opera that skyrocketed Puccini to success. Don’t miss Nicola Luisotti’s return to conduct fan favorites Lianna Haroutounian and Brian Jagde in this luxurious production.

Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Time: The performance begins at 2:00 PM and the discussions begin about 20 minutes after the final curtain.
Location: Opera Performance will be at:
War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94107

Discussions will be at:
Books, Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103
Discussants: Catherine Mallouh, MD; and Mali Mann, MD
Moderator: Milton Schaefer, PhD

For the opera performance, please purchase your ticket(s) at the San Francisco Opera's website. The post-performance discussion is FREE and open to the public. There will be time for questions, and audience members may share their thoughts on this thought-provoking opera.