Merola Opera Program kicks off 2022 Summer Festival with A Celebration of American Song
July 9 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall
San Francisco’s acclaimed Merola Opera Program, one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the world, kicks off its historic 2022 Summer Festival with A Celebration of American Song, an exuberant recital curated by Grammy Award winner Craig Terry. This joyous tribute celebrates the rich legacy of music by icons including Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael, Jerome Kern, Peggy Lee, Frank Loesser, Cole Porter, Jule Styne, Fats Waller, Harry Warren, Meredith Willson, and immortal songwriting teams such as George & Ira Gershwin and John Kander & Fred Ebb. A Celebration of American Song will be presented 3:00pm, Saturday, July 9 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco. For more information or to purchase tickets ($55/$80), the public may visit www.merola.org/calendar.