The mission of San Diego Opera is to deliver exceptional performances and exciting, accessible programs to diverse audiences, focusing on community partnerships, and the transformative and expressive power of the human voice.

San Diego Opera will be recognized globally as a leading example of adaptability, innovation and sustainability, promoting diversity on stage, in our repertoire, and in our staff and leadership, with a commitment to world-class and emerging talent, and innovative use of technology.

Through excellence in innovative programming and education and a commitment to equity, San Diego Opera provides a lasting cultural service to our diverse community.

  • Our tradition of exceptional productions of grand opera is augmented with new expressions of opera in diverse settings.
  • Our deep commitment to our community propels us to embrace inclusivity, accessibility and affordability.
  • Through fiscal responsibility and nimble adaptation to changing environments, we ensure the future of San Diego Opera for our community. .