The Old Lady
Soprano Sheri Greenawald’s many roles include appearances in Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas, and Dede in the world premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s A Quiet Place in Houston. She has toured with Leonard Bernstein and the Israel Philharmonic, singing Lukas Foss’s Song of Songs. Ms. Greenawald has performed leading roles with major opera houses in the United States including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, and Santa Fe Opera, among others. Her European appearances include Venice’s La Fenice, Munich State Opera, Teatro San Carlo, Nederlands Opera Stichting, Wiesbaden, Opera North, Welsh National Opera, and Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Concert engagements include performances with the Boston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and the Chicago Symphony under the baton of Daniel Barenboim in their Da Ponte Project. Ms. Greenawald currently serves as Opera Center Director for the San Francisco Opera and Artistic Director for the Merola Opera Program, positions she has held since 2002. She taught voice at Boston Conservatory of Music from 2000 to 2002, and made her San Francisco Symphony debut in 1979.