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Jul
22
Sat
2017
Merola Opera Program presents La Serva Padrona, Sāvitri, and The Bear @ San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Merola Opera ProgramMerola Opera Program will feature a triple bill of fully-staged, one-act operas:

La Serva Padrona (The Servant Turned Mistress) is a comic opera by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi with relatable characters in the form of a cunning young maid and her aging master.

Sāvitri, music composed by Gustav Holst, is from the Mahābhārata, one of the great epics of ancient India, focused on the tale of Death outsmarted by a young woman.

The Bear, opera by William Walton, in which a widow faithful to the memory of her late husband finds unexpected love.

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Aug
3
Thu
2017
Merola Opera Program presents La Cenerentola @ San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Merola Opera Program presents the Schwabacher Summer ConcertMerola Opera Program presents La Cenerentola

In Rossini’s warmhearted retelling of the Cinderella story, the evil stepmother has become a wicked stepfather, the fairy godmother a philosopher, and the slipper has been swapped for a bracelet. Goodness and kindness triumph and melody reigns supreme. Casting to be announced at a later date.

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Aug
5
Sat
2017
Merola Opera Program presents La Cenerentola @ San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Merola Opera Program presents the Schwabacher Summer ConcertMerola Opera Program presents La Cenerentola

In Rossini’s warmhearted retelling of the Cinderella story, the evil stepmother has become a wicked stepfather, the fairy godmother a philosopher, and the slipper has been swapped for a bracelet. Goodness and kindness triumph and melody reigns supreme. Casting to be announced at a later date.

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Aug
19
Sat
2017
Merola Grand Finale Summer 2017 @ War Memorial Hall Opera House
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Merola Opera Program presents the Schwabacher Summer ConcertCelebrate with the 2017 Merola young artists one last time before they head out to dazzle audiences around the world! The Merola Grand Finale is an exciting evening at the War Memorial Opera House, featuring scenes from some of the opera’s most thrilling moments.

7:30 pm Performance (Program and casting to be announced at a later date) at the War Memorial Opera House

10:30 pm Post-performance reception with the artists at the War Memorial Veterans Building in the Green Room. A separate ticket ($75) is required for admission to the reception. For reception tickets, please call the San Francisco Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330.

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