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2024 Events and Performances

 


Meet the Merolini

 

Monday, June 10, 2024 | 7pm
Education Studio, Veterans Building •  401 Van Ness Ave.
 
Meet the 2024 Merola artists up close and personal! All of the artists will interviewed in small groups and take questions from the audience. After the formal program, chat with the Merolini over wine and light refreshments.
 
Single Tickets: $60
Open to all; tickets ($60 each) are available online or by calling Jacob Zimmer at (415) 936-2311 (Sponsors and members at the Diamond Circle level ($12,000) or higher will receive complimentary tickets).
 

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2024 Summer Festival: The Song as Drama (Recital)

 

Thursday, June 27, 2024 | 7:30pm
Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater • 401 Van Ness Avenue, 4th Fl., San Francisco
 
Single Tickets: $10/$35                                                   
 
$10 tickets for audiences new to Merola using promo code MEROLANEW on sfopera.com/offers.

 

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Curators Carrie-Ann Matheson and Nicholas Phan                              
 
How do you tell a whole story in the span of a few minutes? The 2024 Merola artists explore the narrative arc of song in selections from a diverse range of eras and musical styles. This dramatic recital of vocal chamber music is sure to be a memorable musical evening. 

There will be a discussion with Carrie-Ann Matheson and Nicholas Phan following the performance.


Performed with English supertitles                                        
This recital is generously underwritten, in part, by The Grace A. Diem and Alice E. Siemons Foundation, The Frances K. and Charles D. Field Foundation, and The Bernard Osher Foundation.

 


 

2024 Summer Festival: Schwabacher Summer Concert

 

Thursday, July 11, 2024 | 7:30pm                                          
Saturday, July 13, 2024 | 2pm 
San Francisco Conservatory of Music • 50 Oak Street, San Francisco
 
Single Tickets: $10/$35/$65                                                   
 
$10 tickets for audiences new to Merola using promo code MEROLANEW on sfopera.com/offers.

 

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Conductor Louis Lohraseb                                        
Directors Omer Ben Seadia (Merola ‘14) and Anna Theodosakis (Merola ‘24)                                         
 
Bay Area audiences are invited to revel in the drama passion and melody of classic opera, as the Merola artists present extended scenes from works by Donizetti, Gounod, Leoncavallo, Massenet, Puccini, and Richard Strauss, among others. Performed with a full orchestra, the Schwabacher Summer Concert will be conducted by the internationally renowned Maestro Louis Lohraseb, with direction by Omer Ben Seadia (Merola ‘14) and Anna Theodosakis (Merola ‘24).


Performed with English supertitles.

This concert is named in memory of Merola’s late Chairman, James Schwabacher, and is generously underwritten, in part, by The Grace A. Diem and Alice E. Siemons Foundation, The Frances K. and Charles D. Field Foundation, and The Bernard Osher Foundation.

 


 

2024 Summer Festival: Don Giovanni

 

Thursday, August 1, 2024 | 7:30pm                                          
Saturday, August 3, 2024 | 2pm 
San Francisco Conservatory of Music • 50 Oak Street, San Francisco
 
Single Tickets: $10/$35/$65                                                   
 
$10 tickets for audiences new to Merola using promo code MEROLANEW on sfopera.com/offers.

 

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By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart • Libretto Lorenzo Da Ponte                                        
Conductor Stefano Sarzani • Director Patricia Racette (Merola ‘88)                                        
 
An unrepentant rake comes up against a trio of determined women and one implacable statue. Mozart’s masterpiece brims with passion, humor, psychological insights, and ravishing melodies. Don’t miss the 2024 Merola artists putting their own stamp on an opera classic.


Performed in Italian with English supertitles.                                            
This opera is generously underwritten, in part, by The Grace A. Diem and Alice E. Siemons Foundation, The Frances K. and Charles D. Field Foundation, and The Bernard Osher Foundation.

 


 

2024 Summer Festival: Merola Grand Finale

 

Saturday, August 17, 2024 | 7:30pm          
War Memorial Opera House • 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Single Tickets: $10/$25/$40/$50/$65                                                   
 
$10 tickets for audiences new to Merola using promo code MEROLANEW on sfopera.com/offers.

 

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Conductor Steven White • Director Anna Theodosakis (Merola ‘24)  
A triumphant end to a transformative season, the Merola Grand Finale features all young artists of the summer program in a dazzling array of opera’s most brilliant works. Conducted by Maestro Steven White and directed by 2024 Merola Stage Director Anna Theodosakis, this festive evening showcases the extraordinary talent of the 2024 Merolini.

 

Graciously underwritten, in part, by The Blanche Thebom Trust.

 


 

2024 Summer Festival: Merola Grand Finale Reception

 

Saturday, August 17, 2024 | 10pm          
War Memorial Opera House Green Room • 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Single Tickets: $85

 

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Following the Merola Grand Finale performance, join the Merola artists for a celebration in The Green Room at the Veterans Building. Reception tickets are limited, and are required in addition to the performance ticket.  

 

Graciously underwritten, in part, by The Blanche Thebom Trust. Post-concert reception sponsored, in part, by Culinary Excellence. 

 


 

 

San Francisco Opera Box Office:

Phone: (415) 864-3330. 

In person: 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco 

Box Office Hours:  Mon 10am-5pm, Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm (phones only)

*Youth tickets are intended for audiences ages 25 and under. All promotions cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers and do not apply to the Merola Grand Finale Reception. Call (415) 864-3330 for more details.


Community Access and Youth Tickets Sponsored in Honor of Blanche Streeter.

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