©2019 by Ars Minerva

Bringing forgotten music back to life

"Impressive panache."

The San Francisco Chronicle

"A San Francisco troupe is spicing up forgotten baroque operas"

Atlas Obscura

"The staging and fine singing made for a vibrantly entertaining performance."

San Francisco Classical Voice

“The Amazons Enchant San Francisco"

Opera Today

"Ars Minerva was absolutely brilliant. It was like a mindfuck gem of genderbent baroque." 

The Composite


Now beginning our 5th year, we are thrilled to announce our next opera modern world premiere

An opera composed by Domenico Freschi in 1680 - Libretto by Francesco Maria Piccioli - Created at Teatro delle Vergini in Villa Contarini.

November 22nd, 23rd & 24th 2019
ODC Theater - San Francisco

 The Women of the Mediterranean 

Thank you for joining us on October 5th!