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Mission Statement

Golden Gate Opera is dedicated to sharing the joys of the myriad of fine arts found in live professional opera with people of all ages, cultural and economic backgrounds to enrich lives. We inspire a better life, through first rate performances and educational programs. We develop careers for emerging professional talent - singers, designers, directors and conductors through performances in the theatre, Aria Parties in private homes, In-School programs, plus Field Trips to the opera for K-12 school student groups. We arrange for low-income groups and senior communities to experience this art form, especially where they can in no other way experience this than that we bring it to them.

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Golden Gate Opera, (GGO) proudly celebrates its 21st Anniversary year in 2017 Transforming lives with Opera . Winner of National Endowment for the Arts 2016 for premiere of "Lincoln-The African American Connection", spring and fall 2017 features West Coast Premiere of Anti-Bullying one-act for children - Menotti's "The Boy Who Grew Too Fast". GGO professional singers collaborate with children choruses and Musica Marin chamber orchestra of musicians from SF Opera, SF Symphony and SF Ballet for glorious realization creating a better life for children. Menotti's libretto is has adapted by GGO for use with schools and approved by international publisher, G. Schirmer, Inc. & Associates in New York.

The regional opera company of Marin County, Ca, Golden Gate Opera is a Professional Company Member of Opera America building relationships with leaders of opera companies of North America. "Masterful! In having seen the opera, in this way, I find my life that much the fuller." (David Hertzel). The company's roster includes the finest professional artists and emerging talent in the San Francisco Bay Area, and artists engaged from other parts of the U.S. GGO features Opera in Unusual Places, full productions and unique Aria Parties - soirees in private homes up-close with the opera singers!

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