Opera Santa Barbara’s Artistic Director Jose Maria Condemi is hosting a fabulous trip to San Francisco from Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 to see Tosca starring Angela Gheorghiu (pictured at left), directed by Mr. Condemi. The trip will include three nights at the spectacular Renaissance Stanford Court Hotel on Nob Hill, a private backstage tour of the San Francisco Opera with Jose Maria Condemi, and several other activities. Following is the full itinerary:

Friday, November 30
Arrival to hotel at your leisure
6:00 pm: Dinner at Firenze by Night in North Beach
8:00 pm: Beach Blanket Babylon

Saturday, December 1
Breakfast at the Hotel
9:30 am: Private docent tour of the French Modernist exhibit at the de Young Museum
Afternoon at your leisure
6:00 pm: Dinner at Jardiniere
8:00 pm: Tosca at the SF Opera with private backstage tour

Sunday, December 2
Breakfast at the Hotel
10:00 am: Guided Walking Tour of Chinatown and Dim Sum Lunch
Afternoon/evening at your leisure

Monday, December 3
Breakfast at the Hotel
Departure at your leisure

The cost per person, double occupancy is $1,195, with a single supplement of $295. Each ticket includes a $250 tax-deductible donation to Opera SB. This trip is limited to 24 people.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Opera Santa Barbara ASAP at 805.898.3890.