Release date: 3/5/2013

2013 San Francisco Opera Center Adler Fellow Recitals, Concerts and Performances in the Bay Area

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Each year, in addition to performing in the annual Adler Fellows Gala Concert, Schwabacher Debut Recitals series and in selected San Francisco Opera productions, the talented young artists of San Francisco Opera Center’s Adler Fellowship program appear in a variety of recitals, concerts and performances throughout Northern California.
 
A calendar of events featuring the 2013 Adler Fellows—sopranos Jennifer Cherest and Marina Harris; mezzo-sopranos Laura Krumm, Renée Rapier and Erin Johnson; tenors A.J. Glueckert and Chuanyue Wang; baritone Ao Li; bass-baritones Joo Won Kang, Hadleigh Adams and Philippe Sly; and pianists and apprentice coach fellows Sun Ha Yoon and Robert Mollicone—follows below.  Casting, programs and schedules are subject to change; please visit sfopera.com/operacenter for further information and program updates.
 
The Adler Fellowship Program is a performance-oriented residency offering advanced young artists intensive individual training, coaching, professional seminars and a wide range of performance opportunities throughout their fellowship.  The prestigious resident artist training program has nurtured the development of more than 150 young artists since its inception.   Adler Fellows gain valuable professional experience by participating in roles of increasing importance in San Francisco Opera’s repertory season and also enjoy a variety of performance opportunities throughout their fellowship.  Adler Fellows are selected from the young artists who have participated in the Merola Opera Program. 
 
 
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA CENTER ADLER FELLOWS
2013 PERFORMANCE CALENDAR
 
Events to date; artists and programs subject to change.
For further information and updates, visit sfopera.com/operacenter.
                    
 
Adler Fellows perform at the Oshman Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto
Thursday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA

See and hear the Adler Fellows at a special performance sponsored by the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto.  Adler Fellows Marina Harris, Laura Krumm, A.J. Glueckert, Joo Won Kang and Robert Mollicone are featured in songs by Israeli and Jewish composers as well as a selection of favorite arias and ensembles.

Tickets & information:  $20-$25 in advance, $30 at the door; available at paloaltojcc.org or call (650) 223-8699.
  
Schwabacher Debut Recitals – Philippe Sly, baritone / Sun Ha Yoon, piano
Sunday, April 7, 5:30 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El’s Martin Meyer Sanctuary
2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA
 
Adler Fellow Philippe Sly presents a program of works by Duparc, Ravel, Ropartz, Schubert and Mahler, accompanied by Sun Ha Yoon.
 
Tickets & information:  Single tickets $25; a three-recital subscription to the Schwabacher Debut Recitals series is $50; Student Rush tickets available for $15 at Temple Emanu-El 30 minutes prior to recital (limit of two tickets per person; valid ID is required; subject to availability).  Tickets available by calling the San Francisco Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330.  Visit sfopera.com/operacenter for more information.
 
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Adler Fellows at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes
Sunday, April 7, 4:00 p.m.
503 B Street, Point Reyes Station, CA
 
Adler Fellows Laura Krumm, Erin Johnson, A.J. Glueckert, Ao Li, Hadleigh Adams and Robert Mollicone perform a selection of opera arias and ensembles, as well as some Broadway favorites, in the intimate setting of the Dance Palace in picturesque Point Reyes Station.
 
Tickets & information:  $28 general, $26 seniors; available at dancepalace.org.
 

Adler Fellows perform in the Music at Meyer series
Monday, April 15, 7:30 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El’s Martin Meyer Sanctuary
2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA
 
Members of the San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship program return to Music at Meyer in an evening of favorite arias.  An artist reception follows the concert.
 
Tickets and information:  $25 general, $22 seniors; available at emanuelsf.org or call (800) 838-3006.
 
 
Schwabacher Debut Recitals – New York Festival of Songs’s Steven Blier with Marina Harris, Laura
Krumm, A.J. Glueckert and Hadleigh Adams
Sunday, April 21, 5:30 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El’s Martin Meyer Sanctuary
2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA
 
From Bel Canto to Can Belto: Songs by Italians and Italian-Americans presented by New York Festival of Song's Steven Blier with Adler Fellows Marina Harris, Laura Krumm, A.J. Glueckert and Hadleigh Adams.
 
Tickets & information:  Single tickets $25; a three-recital subscription to the Schwabacher Debut Recitals series is $50; Student Rush tickets available for $15 at Temple Emanu-El 30 minutes prior to recital (limit of two tickets per person; valid ID is required; subject to availability).  Tickets available by calling the San Francisco Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330.  Visit sfopera.com/operacenter for more information.
 
 
Adler Fellows join San Francisco Chamber Orchestra for A Night at the Opera
Friday, April 26, 8:00 p.m.
Herbst Theatre; 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA
Saturday, April 27, 8:00 p.m.
First Palo Alto United Methodist Church; 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA
Sunday, April 28, 3:00 p.m.
First Congregational Church; 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
 
Adler Fellows Jennifer Cherest, A.J. Glueckert, Philippe Sly, Marina Harris, Erin Johnson, Chuanyue Wang, Hadleigh Adams, Robert Mollicone and Sun Ha Yoon join the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra for A Night at the Opera, an eclectic program of sung and spoken musical stories from Samuel Barber’s A Hand of Bridge and Mozart’s Bastien und Bastienne.  The San Francisco Chamber Orchestra will also perform the world premiere of Gabriela Lena Frank and Nilo Cruz’s Journey of the Shadow
 
Tickets and information:  Admission is free; visit sfchamberorchestra.org for more information.
 

Adler Fellows perform two one-act operas at the Napa Valley Opera House
Friday, May 3, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 5, 3:00 p.m.
Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main Street, Napa, CA
 
The Adler Fellows perform two one-act operas at the Napa Valley Opera House with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra.  Mozart’s Bastien und Bastienne and Barber’s A Hand of Bridge will both be performed in English. The SF Chamber Orchestra also performs Mozart’s Divertimento for Orchestra.
 
Tickets & information:  Visit nvoh.org for more information.
 
 
Schwabacher Debut Recitals – Sarah Mesko, mezzo-soprano & Theo Lebow, tenor / Robert Mollicone, piano
Sunday, May 5, 5:30 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El’s Martin Meyer Sanctuary
2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA
 
Mezzo-soprano Sarah Mesko and tenor Theo Lebow, both Merola Opera Program alumni, perform works by Tchaikovsky, Britten and selections from Dvořák’s Gypsy Songs accompanied by Adler Fellow Robert Mollicone.
 
Tickets & information:  Single tickets $25; a three-recital subscription to the Schwabacher Debut Recitals series is $50; Student Rush tickets available for $15 at Temple Emanu-El 30 minutes prior to recital (limit of two tickets per person; valid ID is required; subject to availability).  Tickets available by calling the San Francisco Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330.  Visit sfopera.com/operacenter for more information.
 
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Adler Fellows at the Healdsburg Center for the Arts at Madrona Manor
Wednesday, June 19, 6:00 p.m.
Madrona Manor, 130 Plaza St, Healdsburg, CA
 
Members of the Adler Fellowship program perform famous opera arias and ensembles in a benefit for the Healdsburg Center for the Performing Arts. A silent auction and dinner follow the performance.
 
Tickets and information:  Visit healdsburgcenterforthearts.com for more information.
 
 
The Future Is Now: Adler Fellows Gala Concert
Wednesday, November 27, 7:30 p.m.
Scottish Rite Masonic Temple; 2850 19th Ave., San Francisco, CA
 
The 2013 Adler Fellows’ season culminates with a special year-end concert featuring the singers in an evening of opera scenes and arias with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra.
 
Tickets and information:  Visit sfopera.com for more information.