Welcome to the

 

Merola Opera Program

 

Est. 1957

2024 Merola       
Summer Festival

June 27 - August 17, 2024

The Song as Drama (Recital)      
Schwabacher Summer Concert       
Don Giovanni   
Merola Grand Finale

An Affair to Remember

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at the iconic San Francisco City Club

Join us for magical evening of gourmet food, a beautiful San Francisco setting, and a special performance. All proceeds benefit young artists and the future of opera. 

Leah Crocetto pictured

Support the Stars of Tomorrow

Join a vibrant community of opera lovers devoted to nurturing tomorrow's finest operatic talent.

Scene from Don Giovanni

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Merola by the numbers


This summer, 22 singers, 5 apprentice coaches and 1 apprentice stage director were selected from over one thousand, three hundred international applicants to participate in the Merola Opera Program. During their 12 weeks at Merola, these talented young artists receive life-changing instruction from a faculty of opera masters and hone their talents in professional quality productions – all entirely free of charge.

1,300

International Applicants

650

Auditions each Year

28

Artists this Summer

65

Years of Opera Training

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