In the visually stunning and acoustically well balanced venue of the Old First Church, emerging artists from The Opera Academy program will perform in six master classes with world renowned opera directors, singers, and coaches. Audiences can see masters at work and witness the process of the emerging artist improving in performance right on the stage. Artists will also present collections of operas finest Arias in three recitals. Works of Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Strauss and more will be performed. Participating Artists represent some of the finest emerging opera talent of the San Francisco Bay Area and the world.