Merola Opera Program 2014 Events

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Merola Opera Summer Preview in Walnut Creek

Learn about the 2014 Merola Summer Festival

Wednesday, May 7th, at 7:00 pm
Rossmoor Event Center | 1001 Golden Rain Road
$15
Presented by the Rossmoor Opera and Dance Club

Learn about Merola's exciting 2014 Summer Festival at this special presentation. Jean Kellogg, Merola Executive Director, talks about this summer's productions, and Eugene Brancoveanu (Merola 2004) and pianist Ron Valentina (Merola 1990) perform opera arias and selections.

Tickets are only available at the door the night of the performance. For more information, call Merola at (415) 565-6492.


Merola Goes to the Movies

See great operas captured on film

Various dates (check below)
All screenings are Saturdays at 1 pm
Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Library Main Branch
100 Larkin St - San Francisco, CA 94102
Admission is free - First come, first served seating begins at 12:30 pm


The Merola Opera Program and the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch are teaming up to show you some of the best operas captured on film. Merola Goes to the Movies showcases classic operas and performances, featuring some of the world’s greatest opera stars. Each film is preceded with a talk by a Merola opera representative, who will give you an insider’s look at the opera and interesting facts about the making of the film.

Saturday, May 24th
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Starring: Kevin Kline, Linda Ronstadt, Rex Smith, Angela Lansbury
Directed by Wilford Leach, Rated G, 112 minutes; 1983
Co-presented by Lamplighters Music Theatre

Filmed right after its Tony-winning Broadway run, this entertaining 1983 film adaption features swashbuckling pirates, love-struck maidens and the very model of a modern Major General. Full of laughs and the brilliant music and lyrics of Gilbert and Sullivan, join us for an afternoon of high C's on the high seas! Performed in English.

For questions, please email Dan Meagher at DMeagher @ SFOpera.com.

Merola Opera Program 2014 Summer Festival

For information on our 2014 Merola Summer Festival productions, please click here.



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