CELEBRATING THE SUMMER SEASON
San Francisco Opera will present its first virtual event, Celebrating the Summer Season, on Friday, July 10 at sfopera.com. The three-part, 90-minute program will honor the artists and operas--Verdi's Ernani, Handel's Partenope and Mason Bates and Mark Campbell's The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs--from the Company's 2020 Summer Season which was canceled due to the pandemic. Celebrating the Summer Season will be available beginning at 7:30 pm on July 10 and on demand through 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 12 (all times PDT).
The event will be hosted by Tad and Dianne Taube General Director Matthew Shilvock and feature conversations and performances created for the occasion featuring Caroline H. Hume Music Director Designate Eun Sun Kim, the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, the San Francisco Opera Chorus, sopranos Michelle Bradley and Louise Alder, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, countertenor Jakub Józef Orli?ski, tenor Russell Thomas, composer Mason Bates and other guests.