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Merola Opera Program Calendar


2018


Purchase tickets to the 2018 Summer Festival by visiting the SF Opera Box Office at
301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco or call (415) 864-3330.
Student tickets are sold out for all San Francisco-based Merola performances except for the Merola Grand Finale.



August


Merola Grand Finale & Reception*

A triumphant end to a magical season, the Merola Grand Finale features our 29 young artists in a dazzling array of opera’s most exciting arias and ensembles. Conducted by Maestro Dean Williamson and directed by 2018 Merola Apprentice Stage Director Marcus Shields, this evening showcases the hard work and extraordinary talent of our Merolini. Following the performance, join the Merola artists in celebration in the Veterans Building Green Room. (Separate tickets required for reception.)

The repertoire for the Merola Grand Finale will showcase selections from a variety of operas, including Rossini’s Otello, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), Massenet’s Thaïs, Puccini’s La rondine, Donizetti’s Don Pasqualeand La fille du régiment, Smetana’s Prodaná Nevĕsta, Leoncavallo’s Zazá, Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz, Verdi’s Don Carlo and Rigoletto, Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur, Bellini’s La sonnambula, Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse, Strauss’ Capriccio, Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, and Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict.

Conductor: Dean Williamson
Director: Marcus Shields (Merola '18)

Saturday, August 18, 7:30 pm
War Memorial Opera House - $50/$40/$25
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
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Reception tickets* - $75


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