Signature Events

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen and John Churchwell in Recital
Opening Bid:
Value: Priceless
Donors: John Churchwell, Jennifer & Chris Brahm, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen

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Fresh from his GRAMMY® Awards recognition for Best Classical Compendium for the world premiere recording of Kenneth Fuchs’ Poems of Life with the London Symphony Orchestra, multi-talented countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen (Merola '16) is preparing to make his San Francisco Opera debut this summer as Medoro in Orlando. Hear this exciting artist in recital with John Churchwell (Merola '96), Head of Music Staff at San Francisco Opera. After the recital, talk with the artists over a sit-down dinner with wine pairings in the San Francisco home of Jennifer and Chris Brahm.
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Amina Edris & Pene Pati in recital with Ronny Michael Greenberg at Meyer Sound in Berkeley
Opening Bid:
Value: Priceless
Donors: Michael Kalkstein & Susan English, George & Susan Crow, Karen & Lawrence Ames, Meyer Sound, Ronny Michael Greenberg, Pene Pati, Amina Edris

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Soprano Amina Edris (Merola '15) and Pene Pati (Merola '13) won hearts in their summers at Merola and have gone on to do so as Adler Fellows and now on opera stages round the world. This dynamic couple, now husband and wife, return to San Francisco Opera to play the title roles in Roméo et Juliette in one performance. Hear them in recital with their fellow alum, Ronny Michael Greenberg (Merola '14), in the state-of-the-art Pearson Theatre. After the recital, sip wine and talk with the artists over a dinner catered by Grace Street Catering.