IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
San Francisco Opera Co-Commission
Music by Jake Heggie
Experience how precious life really is.
George Bailey stands on a snowy bridge at Christmas and contemplates his end. An angel training for her wings hears his plea and journeys through his memories to save his soul. Based on Frank Capra’s beloved film, this timeless story of second chances debuts just in time for the holiday season.
West Coast Premiere
Libretto by Gene Scheer
Sung in English with English supertitles
Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including one intermission
Image Credit: Houston Grand Opera production of It's a Wonderful Life. Photo by Karen Almond.