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Tickets for the 2016 Merola Summer Festival go on sale to the general public Monday, May 2, 10:00 am. Merola members have the first opportunity to purchase. Not a member or need to renew? Click here.

Sunday, May 29 | 1:00 pm
Merola Goes to the Movies presents La Cenerentola
SF Library Main Branch (100 Larkin Street
In Italian with English subtitles

A free film screening of Rossini's masterpiece, starring Joyce DiDonato (Merola 1997), Juan Diego Flórez, Bruno De Simone, Simón Orfila. Conductor Patrick Summers (Merola 1986,1987). For more information, please click here.


For a listing of 2016 Merola member events, please click here. Would you like to experience the future of opera this summer attending master classes with renowned artists, special events, and exclusive receptions to meet the Merola young artists? Click here to join or renew your Merola membership.


Tuesday, July 5 | 5:00 pm
Merola Opera Program and Lieder Alive! present:
Sol Jin & John Parr recital
Noe Valley Ministry (1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco)
Tickets and information here.

Merola 2015 alum and 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions winner Sol Jin retuns to the Bay Area for an exclusive concert with John Parr, pianist. The program features Schumann's Dichterliebe, Brahms, and Strauss.

2016 Merola Summer Festival Tickets & Information

Don't miss the future of opera! Get tickets to the Merola Summer Festival

Order online via the links below

Call the San Francisco Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330

Visit the San Francisco Opera Box Office (301 Van Ness Avenue):
Monday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Tuesday–Saturday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
(Saturday off-season hours are phones only)

Groups - Have fun and save!
Opera is always better with friends! When you book a group of 10 or more, you can save up to 20% on tickets. Just call San Francisco Opera Group Sales at (415) 621-4403.

2016 Merola Festival Discount

See the future of opera and save on tickets! When you ask for the Merola Festival Discount, you'll save 20% and enjoy the Schwabacher Summer Concert, Transformations, Così fan tutte, and the Merola Grand Finale. Hurry....the Merola Festival Discount ends June 20.

Order the Merola Festival Discount by visiting or calling the SF Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330. Offer not available online. All four Merola Summer Festival productions must be purchased in one transaction.

Thursday, July 7, 7:30 pm | For tickets, click here
Saturday, July 9, 2:00 pm | For tickets, click here
Schwabacher Summer Concert
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)
Performed with English supertitles
$40 | $25

A thrilling evening of scenes from beloved operas including Lohengrin, Arabella, Le Comte Ory, and Dialogues des Carmélites among others.

Thursday, July 21, 7:30 pm | For tickets, click here
Saturday, July 23, 2:00 pm | For tickets, click here
Conrad Susa, with libretto by Anne Sexton
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)
Performed in English with English supertitles
$65 | $45

What happens to your favorite fairy tale characters after they go into the woods? Composer Conrad Susa sets Grimm’s fairy tales to the poetry of Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Sexton and takes an irreverent look at what happens after happily ever after.


Thursday, August 4, 7:30 pm | For tickets, click here
Saturday, August 6, 2:00 pm | For tickets, click here
Così fan tutte
W.A. Mozart, with libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
$65 | $45

Mozart’s sharply observed take on romance and fidelity mixes sophisticated comedy and biting drama in a deliciously complex tale that asks the question - Is there such a thing as true love?

Saturday, August 20, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | For tickets, click here
NEW! Merola Grand Night Mix
Veterans Building Green Room

Start your exciting Merola Grand Finale evening in grand style with our new Merola Grand Night Mix. Enjoy an open wine bar and light nibbles in the gorgeous Veterans Building Green Room, just a short walk next door to the War Memorial Opera House. Swirl, sample, and sip in a relaxing environment with your friends before heading to the Merola Grand Finale next door at the War Memorial Opera House.

Saturday, August 20, 7:30 pm | For tickets, click here
Merola Grand Finale
War Memorial Opera House (301 Van Ness Avenue)
Performed with English supertitles
$45 | $35 | $25

Celebrate with the 2016 Merola young artists one last time before they head out to dazzle audiences around the world! The Merola Grand Finale is an exciting evening at the War Memorial Opera House, featuring scenes from some of opera’s most thrilling moments.

Saturday, August 20, 10:00 pm | For tickets, click here
Merola Grand Finale Post-Reception
Veterans Building Green Room

Celebrate the conclusion of the 2016 Merola Opera Program at this post-performance reception. Join the Merola artists for wine and an array of desserts and savory treats as we toast this year’s program at an elegant reception in the Veterans Building Green Room.

Become a Merola Opera Program member and receive access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunities to see the future of opera! For information, click here.