Meigui Zhang, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Erin Wagner Headline the 2023 Schwabacher Recital Series

By David Salazar

San Francisco Opera and the Merola Opera Program have announced the 2023 Schwabacher Recital Series.

The series opens with a concert featuring soprano Meigui Zhang and pianist John Churchill as they present music in German, French, and Chinese.

Performance Date: March 1, 2023

That will be followed up by a concert featuring the San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows and Merola alumni including Mikayla Sager, Gabrielle Beteag, Victor Cardamone, Edward Graves, and Marika Yasuda. The program, which includes music by Brahms, Schumann, and Monteverdi to Pauline Viardot, Nora Holt, and Ruth Crawford Seeger, was curated by Nicholas Phan.

Performance Date: March 22, 2023

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen and Carrie-Ann Matheson deliver a recital of music by Max Janowski, Erroll Garner, Maurice Ravel, and George Frideric Handel, among others.

Performance Date: April 12, 2023

The Schwabacher Recital Series comes to a close with Erin Wagner and Shawn Chang performing music by Shawn Chang, Franz Schubert, Stefanie Turkewich, Viktor Ullman, Radiohead, and Bernard Ighner as part of “Everything Must Change.”

Performance Date: May 18, 2023