San Francisco Opera Center Unveils 2024 Adler Fellows

San Francisco Opera Center has announced the 11 Adler Fellows for 2024. First-year participants of the 2024 San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship are sopranos Georgiana Adams (Chicago, Illinois), Caroline Corrales (St. Louis, Missouri), tenor Thomas Kinch (Cardiff, Wales), baritone Samuel Kidd (Ann Arbor, Michigan), bass-baritone James McCarthy (Pleasantville, New York), and coach/pianist Julian Grabarek (Acton, Massachusetts). They are joined by returning {…}

Q & A: Merola Opera Program Leadership on How Cultivating Awareness Makes Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretia” an Urgent Story Visible Today

Photo Credit: Kristen Loken Merola Opera Program presents Benjamin Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretia” on July 13th and 15th at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, with director Jan Essinger, conductor Judith Yan, and a creative team including intimacy coordinator Maya Herbsman. Merola will also host a special conversational forum, post-performance on Saturday, July 15th with the creative team and {…}

San Francisco Opera Center Showcases ‘The Future is Now’ 2019

The San Francisco Opera Center is set to present “The Future is Now: Adler Fellows Concert” on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The event will feature sopranos Mary Evelyn Hangley and Natalie Image; mezzo-sprans Ashley Dixon and Simone McIntosh; countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen; tenors SoekJohn Baek Zhengyi Bai, Christopher Colmenero, and Christopher Oglesby; and bass-baritone Christian Pursell. This will be the final performance as {…}