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Our Musical guest at the German Consulate will be San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow Marina Harris. We are delighted to announce that Marina Harris will be available to sing a variety of Wagner scenes for us. Marina Harris is the cover for Elsa von Brabant in the upcoming performances of Lohengrin at the San Francisco Opera. Here is Ms. Harris' bio
Marina Boudart Harris, a first-year Adler Fellow, is a soprano from Los Angeles, California. Recent roles include Arminda in La Finta Giardiniera,Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, and the title role in Arabella. Miss Harris is an alumna of the 2011 Merola Opera Program, where she performed the role of Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. She has also been a featured soloist in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, and Bach’s Messe in h moll. She is a three time soloist with the Los Angeles Bach Festival and has performed works such Magnificat, Johannes-Passion, and Wachet, betet!with the Festival Orchestra and Choir. In 2010, Miss Harris was chosen as a Western Regional Finalist for the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions and was the Second Place Winner in the Finals. She was also a Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Regional Finalist in 2009, and took home the Special Encouragement Award. Miss Harris was a vocal fellow at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California in 2010 where she was a student of legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne. She was selected as an Encouragement Award Winner at the Marilyn Horne Foundation Vocal Competition in 2010 for her performance of art song repertoire. She received her bachelor’s degree from California State University Long Beach in 2009 and her Graduate Certificate in Vocal Arts in 2011 from the University of Southern California.
By now members should have received an invitation to attend a reception at the Consulate of the German Republic in San Francisco. The honored guests for this reception are Maestro Patrick Summers, Principal Guest Conductor of the San Francisco Opera and Ben Heppner, internationally renown heldentenor.
This event for members only and guests, if space permits.
Should you require information, please contact Uta Wagner (650)697-3004 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest!