The Merola Opera Program of San Francisco brings great opera and opera related films to you with Merola Goes to the Movies. Each screening not only shows you acclaimed performances, but gives you a chance to talk and learn more about the world of opera.
On Saturday, March 29th at 1 pm in the Koret Auditorium of the SF Library Main Branch, join us for a free screening of Ingmar Bergman's 1975 classic version of Mozart's The Magic Flute. One of the world's most beloved operas, Mozart’s work is set in a mythical land between the sun and the moon, this whimsical opera features creatures, queens, and a magical flute in a celebration of love. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Before the screening, there will be a short talk about the making of the film by an Merola Opera representitive.
At the screening, guests are welcome to enter a free drawing to win Merola Opera Program prizes.
The SF Public Main Branch is easily accessible by MUNI (19, 47, and 49 lines), MUNI Metro and BART (exit at Civic Center Station).
For more information, click here or call the Merola Opera Program at (415) 565-6492.
* As this is a free event, this Eventbrite registration is to let us know how many we can expect as seating is limited. You may still attend without registering. Those who do register through Eventbrite will receive:
- Ability to create a printed reminder of the screening
- A helpful email reminder email two days before the event.
We look forward to seeing you at the opera!
SF Library Main Branch
100 Larkin Street
For library information, click here.
For 59 years, the Merola Opera Program has been regarded as the world's foremost opera training program for aspiring singers, coaches and stage directors from all over the world. As the cornerstone of San Francisco Opera's training and performance programs for promising young artists, Merola has served as a proving ground for hundreds of artists, including Ruth Ann Swenson, Thomas Hampson, Anna Netrebko, Patricia Racette, Deborah Voigt, Carol Vaness, Joyce DiDonato, Susan Graham, and Dolora Zajick among many others. For more information, please visit www.Merola.org.
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