June 29–Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.
S.F. Conservatory of Music (50 Oak St.)
Metamorphosis: Recovery, Renewal, and Rebirth, a vocal and piano concert, opens the festival and will feature an array of songs that explore the many facets of transformation with songs from Alma Mahler, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Robert Owens, Florence Price, Stephen Sondheim, and other notable composers. Visit website for future programming. $80, 415-864-3330, merola.org