Merola Opera Program presents the Schwabacher Summer Concert
The performance will feature staged scenes from Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana, Moore’s Ballad of Baby Doe, Massenet’s Thaïs, von Weber’s Der Freischütz, Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia, and Weill’s Street Scene, accompanied by full orchestra, with English supertitles
Anne Manson, conductor David Lefkowich, director Kendra Berentsen, Mathilda Edge, Felicia Moore, Alexandra Razskazoff, sopranos Alice Chung, mezzo-soprano Andres Acosta, Xingwa Hao, tenors Dimitri Katotakis, Thomas Glass, baritones
About the Merola Opera Program:
Each summer, San Francisco becomes a place where dreams come true for the young artists in the Merola Opera Program. Out of hundreds of young hopefuls who audition, approximately 23 singers, five apprentice coaches, and one apprentice stage director are chosen to participate in the Program. Merola is dedicated to seeking out the finest young opera talent and helping them develop into professional artists of the highest caliber. This is supported by a vibrant community of opera lovers devoted to nurturing tomorrow’s finest operatic talent.