Merola Opera Program kicks off 2022 Summer Festival with "Metamorphosis"

June 29 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall

San Francisco’s internationally acclaimed Merola Opera Program kicks off its 2023 Summer Festival with Metamorphosis: Recovery, Renewal, and Rebirth, an uplifting vocal and piano concert featuring a rich array of songs that explore the many facets of transformation. At a tumultuous time in the world, this illuminating program focuses on themes of change and growth with songs from Alma Mahler, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Robert Owens, Florence Price, Stephen Sondheim, and other notable composers, taking the audience on a journey of hope. Merola’s Artistic Director Carrie-Ann Matheson joins forces with tenor Nicholas Phan, who worked with Merola on its What the Heart Desires recital in 2021, to curate the diverse musical offerings. Metamorphosis: Recovery, Renewal, and Rebirth will be presented at 7:30pm, Thursday, June 29, 2023 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 or call the San Francisco Box Office at (415) 864-3330. .