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  • 2020


    Merola 2020 Summer Festival - Canceled

    Current ticketholders to this summer’s performances will be contacted and will have the option to donate the value of their tickets or receive a refund.

    For more information, please call the San Francisco Opera Box Office at 415-864-3330. The box office is open by phone only, Monday, 10:00am-5:00pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm.

    NOTE: Patrons who do not respond by July 3 will automatically be issued a refund.

     


    Schwabacher Summer Concert - Canceled

    A deal with the devil. A young nun confronting her past. A gothic tale of lost love. A marriage destroyed by jealousy. And a riotous adventure on the Algerian coast. The 2020 Merola artists bring to life some of opera’s most memorable moments with extended excerpts from Gounod’s Faust, Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Barber’s Vanessa, and Rossini’s Otello and L’italiana in Algieri. Performed in French, Italian, and English with supertitles.

    Ari Pelto, Conductor
    Robin Guarino, Director
     
    Thursday, July 9, 7:30 pm
    Saturday, July 11, 2:30 pm
     
    Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Ave., San Francisco
    Tickets: $35-$55

     


    Postcard from Morocco - Canceled

    In a mysterious train station in Morocco, a group of strangers (including a torch singer, a shoe salesman who also seems to be a sinister puppet master, and an artist) by turns reveal themselves—but all refuse to share the closely guarded contents of their luggage. Dominick Argento and John Donahue’s surrealist gem plays with the operatic form, interweaving a captivating mix of musical styles in a brilliantly colored score to create a piece that is at once timeless and very modern. Performed in English with supertitles.

    Antony Walker, Conductor
    David Garrison, Director
     
    Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm
    Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm
     
    Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Ave., San Francisco
    Tickets: $55-$80

     


    Le nozze di Figaro - Canceled

    Mistaken identities, class struggles, sexual harassment, true love, and a marriage that is not so happily-ever-after. Mozart and Da Ponte’s masterpiece is as sharp and pointed in the #metoo era as it was in the 18th century. By turns thought provoking and uproarious, this multilayered piece is infused throughout with sublime melody. 

    Mark Morash, Conductor
    Peter Kazaras, Director
     
    Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
    Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm
     
    Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Ave., San Francisco
    Tickets: $55-$80

     


    Merola Grand Finale & Reception** - Canceled

    A triumphant end to the Summer Festival, the Merola Grand Finale features 29 young artists in a dazzling array of opera’s most captivating arias and ensembles. Conducted by Maestro Nicholas McGegan and directed by 2020 Merola Apprentice Stage Director Audrey Chait, this gala evening showcases the extraordinary talent of the 2020 Merolini. Following the performance, join the Merola artists for a celebration in the Veterans Building Green Room.

    Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
    Audrey Chait, Director
     
    Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm
     
    War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
    Tickets: $25-$50
    **Reception tickets: $75
     
    Current ticketholders to this summer’s performances will be contacted and will have the option to donate the value of their tickets or receive a refund.

    For more information, please call the San Francisco Opera Box Office at 415-864-3330. The box office is open by phone only, Monday, 10:00am-5:00pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm.

    NOTE: Patrons who do not respond by July 3 will automatically be issued a refund.

     

     

  • 2020


    Merola 2020 Summer Festival - Canceled

    Current ticketholders to this summer’s performances will be contacted and will have the option to donate the value of their tickets or receive a refund.

    For more information, please call the San Francisco Opera Box Office at 415-864-3330. The box office is open by phone only, Monday, 10:00am-5:00pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm.

    NOTE: Patrons who do not respond by July 3 will automatically be issued a refund.

     


    Schwabacher Summer Concert - Canceled

    A deal with the devil. A young nun confronting her past. A gothic tale of lost love. A marriage destroyed by jealousy. And a riotous adventure on the Algerian coast. The 2020 Merola artists bring to life some of opera’s most memorable moments with extended excerpts from Gounod’s Faust, Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Barber’s Vanessa, and Rossini’s Otello and L’italiana in Algieri. Performed in French, Italian, and English with supertitles.

    Ari Pelto, Conductor
    Robin Guarino, Director
     
    Thursday, July 9, 7:30 pm
    Saturday, July 11, 2:30 pm
     
    Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Ave., San Francisco
    Tickets: $35-$55

     


    Postcard from Morocco - Canceled

    In a mysterious train station in Morocco, a group of strangers (including a torch singer, a shoe salesman who also seems to be a sinister puppet master, and an artist) by turns reveal themselves—but all refuse to share the closely guarded contents of their luggage. Dominick Argento and John Donahue’s surrealist gem plays with the operatic form, interweaving a captivating mix of musical styles in a brilliantly colored score to create a piece that is at once timeless and very modern. Performed in English with supertitles.

    Antony Walker, Conductor
    David Garrison, Director
     
    Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm
    Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm
     
    Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Ave., San Francisco
    Tickets: $55-$80

     


    Le nozze di Figaro - Canceled

    Mistaken identities, class struggles, sexual harassment, true love, and a marriage that is not so happily-ever-after. Mozart and Da Ponte’s masterpiece is as sharp and pointed in the #metoo era as it was in the 18th century. By turns thought provoking and uproarious, this multilayered piece is infused throughout with sublime melody. 

    Mark Morash, Conductor
    Peter Kazaras, Director
     
    Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
    Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm
     
    Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Ave., San Francisco
    Tickets: $55-$80

     


    Merola Grand Finale & Reception** - Canceled

    A triumphant end to the Summer Festival, the Merola Grand Finale features 29 young artists in a dazzling array of opera’s most captivating arias and ensembles. Conducted by Maestro Nicholas McGegan and directed by 2020 Merola Apprentice Stage Director Audrey Chait, this gala evening showcases the extraordinary talent of the 2020 Merolini. Following the performance, join the Merola artists for a celebration in the Veterans Building Green Room.

    Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
    Audrey Chait, Director
     
    Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm
     
    War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
    Tickets: $25-$50
    **Reception tickets: $75
     
    Current ticketholders to this summer’s performances will be contacted and will have the option to donate the value of their tickets or receive a refund.

    For more information, please call the San Francisco Opera Box Office at 415-864-3330. The box office is open by phone only, Monday, 10:00am-5:00pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm.

    NOTE: Patrons who do not respond by July 3 will automatically be issued a refund.

     

     

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