301 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, California 94102

Join us at the War Memorial Opera House and enjoy an evening of scenes and arias. The culmination of the Merola summer, the Merola Grand Finale is your last chance to see these talented performers before they embark on the next stage of their careers. Maestro McGegan and the San Francisco Opera Orchestra join all of the Merola participants in a captivating evening of opera directed by apprentice stage director, Jennifer Williams. You won't want to miss these future opera headliners as they showcase their talent and the progress made during the Merola summer.

Then, congratulate the artists on their success and bid them farewell at a festive post-concert reception in the Green Room.
(Reception tickets sold separately.)

Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased online at http://sfopera.com/tickets/allproductions.aspx or by calling San Francisco Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330 to purchase tickets Monday 10 AM - 5 PM or Tuesday - Friday 10 AM - 6 PM.

Led artistically by San Francisco Opera Center Director and internationally acclaimed soprano Sheri Greenawald, the Merola Opera Program is an independent nonprofit organization which operates in collaboration with the San Francisco Opera. Founded in 1957 and named for San Francisco Opera's founder, Gaetano Merola, the Program is recognized as one of the most prestigious operatic training programs in the world. The Merola Opera Program typically receives more than 800 applications for approximately 30 positions. Throughout the summer, the Merola artists participate in master classes and private coachings with opera luminaries. Participants - who include singers, apprentice coaches and an apprentice stage director - also receive training in operatic repertory, foreign languages, diction, acting and stage movement.

Official Website: http://www.merola.org

Added by FullCalendar on July 10, 2012

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