Merola Public Performances

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2016 Merola Summer Festival



Schwabacher Summer Concert
Thursday, July 7, 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 9, 2:00 pm
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.

Transformations
Conrad Susa, with libretto by Anne Sexton
Thursday, July 21, 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 23, 2:00 pm
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.

Così fan tutte
W.A. Mozart, with libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
Thursday, August 4, 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 6, 2:00 pm
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?

Merola Grand Finale
Saturday, August 20, 7:30 pm
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.

The Merola Grand Finale reception directly follows the performance. A separate ticket is required for admission.

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