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Dedicated to nurturing opera's most promising young artists.

Adler Fellows

 For more than 30 years, San Francisco Opera Center has developed, challenged and nurtured young artists from around the world through its celebrated training programs.

About the Opera Center

About the Opera Center

Sheri Greenawald, Director works with a young singer

Adler Fellowship

Adler Fellowship

Meet the talented resident artists of San Francisco Opera.

National Auditions

National Auditions

The entry to all training programs at San Francisco Opera Center.

Adlers in La Boheme

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Ensure that the most promising young artists receive the training, coaching and performance opportunities necessary to launch their professional careers.

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2019 Schwabacher RECITAL Series

Wednesday, February 13, 7:30pm

Woo Young Yoon, tenor
Seokjong Baek
, baritone
Kseniia Polstiankina Barrad
, piano

 

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PROGRAM:
Francis Poulenc / Chansons gaillardes
Gustav Mahler / Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Richard Strauss / Vier Lieder, Op. 27
Jake Heggie / Friendly Persuasions: Homage to Poulenc
George Bizet / “Au fond du temple saint” from Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers)
Selection of Korean folk songs

Wednesday, February 27, 7:30pm

David Pershall, baritone
John Churchwell
, piano

 

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PROGRAM:
Ludwig van Beethoven / An die ferne Geliebte
Gustav Mahler / Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Sergei Rachmaninoff / Selected songs
Gerald Finzi / Earth and Air and Rain

Wednesday, April 3, 7:30pm

Mary Evelyn Hangley, soprano
Christopher Oglesby
, tenor
Mark Morash
, piano

 

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PROGRAM:
Franz Schubert / Auf dem Strom
Benjamin Britten / Canticle III “Still Falls the Rain”
Richard Strauss / Sechs Lieder, Op. 19
Antonín Dvořák / Cigánské melodie
Charles Ives / Selected songs
Gabriel Fauré / Selected songs
Italian duets (various composers)

Wednesday, April 24, 7:30pm

 

Martin Katz, piano, featuring 2019 Adlers 
 
Patricia Westley, soprano
Ashley Dixon
, mezzo-soprano
Zhengyi Bai
, tenor
Christian Pursell
, bass-baritone

 

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PROGRAM:
Hugo Wolf / Selections from Mörike Lieder
Samuel Barber / Hermit Songs
Johannes Brahms / Selections from Deutsche Volkslieder

THE FUTURE IS NOW: Adler Fellows Concert

Adler Fellows

Friday, December 6, 2019

San Francisco Opera Center's 2019 class of Adler Fellows will be showcased in their final concert of the year. Teaming with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, the Company's resident artists perform arias and ensembles by opera’s great composers.