San Francisco Opera

San Francisco Opera Ball 2017

Red Carpet Style at Opera Ball 2017

San Francisco Opera launched its 95th season with Opera Ball at The Imperial Palace, Puccinni's Turandot, a tribute to Nicola Luisotti, and a Bravo! Gala on September 8, 2017. Opera ...
SF Opera Opening, Red Carpet Bay Area

A Look Back at Opera Ball

Memories of Opening Night at the Opera My First I attended the San Francisco Opera opening in San Francisco for the first time in 1994. I will never forget the comment from my seat mate ...
Merola Opera Program, Red Carpet Bay Area

Welcome to Merola’s 60th Season at San Francisco Opera

  Merola Opera Program celebrated 60 years of training the opera stars of tomorrow and launched the Merola Summer Festival season with a benefit gala on June 11th. If you missed ...
Carolina Herrera, Neiman Marcus, Red Carpet Bay Area

Carolina Herrera for SF Ballet, Opera and Symphony

Neiman Marcus and fashion designer Carolina Herrera saluted members of San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary, San Francisco Opera Guild and San Francisco Symphony with an in-store event on ...
San Francisco Boys Chorus Honors Matthew Shilvock

San Francisco Boys Chorus Honors Matthew Shilvock

The Grammy award-winning San Francisco Boys Chorus honored San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock and Chorus alumnus Graeme Boone at its 69th annual gala on March 4, ...
San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Ballet, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Red Carpet Bay Area’s Most Elevated 2016

Red Carpet Bay Area helped 46 Bay Area nonprofits reach nearly 300,000 viewers in 2016. The most elevated -- Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco Ballet, and San Francisco Symphony -- ...
Florals Galore on Opening Nights in San Francisco

Florals Galore on Opening Nights in San Francisco

Dresses bloomed on opening nights at San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera this season. Embellished, embroidered, beaded, printed and woven into fabrics -- flowers bursted on ...
San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti, photo by Terrence McCarthy

Sundown at the Golden West Saloon

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti, photo by Terrence McCarthy San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti, age 55, announced that he will step down from his ...
Nancy Kukacka, photographed by Drew Altizer

Nancy Kukacka Leads the Pack in Fashion and Finance

  Red Carpet Bay Area's Top Women of Style list includes Nancy Kukacka (pronounced Koo-kotch-ka), or simply "Nan" to her friends. Nan is the founder and chief investment ...
San Francisco Boys Chorus Honors David Gockley

Honoring David Gockley

Honoring David Gockley -- San Francisco Boys Chorus honored San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley and his 10-year tenure at San Francisco Opera at its annual gala on March ...
Renel Brooks-Moon

Red Carpet Review Q4 2015

Red Carpet Review Q4 2015: It is January 11, 2016, and already a lot has happened this year: David Bowie died yesterday, El Chapo was captured after meeting with Sean Penn, the Powerball ...
Schuyler Hudak with young girls from the Masai tribe in Mara, one of Africa's greatest wildlife reserves, in Kenya. These girls were saved from female genital mutilation (FGM). All  women of the Masai tribe are expected to be 'cut'. Many are 'cut' at the age of 10, and married off at age 11 to men who are significantly older. Workers are trying to end FGM, educate the girls, and help them build a better life for themselves and their families. When the girls met Hudak, they wanted to pet her "lion mane"

Red Carpet Review Q3 2015

Red Carpet Bay Area highlights from July, August and September 2015: July We spotlighted haute couture gowns from Alexis Mabille, a designer who, at age 37, presented his 10th ...