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Sara Ganz (Soprano)

Born: USA

The American soprano, Sara Ganz, is graduate of the Merola Opera Program. She received awards from the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, the International Concours in Geneva, Switzerland and NATS National Auditions.

Sara Ganz is well known in the San Francisco Bay Area for her performances of opera, oratorio and concert. She toured with Western Opera Theater and the San Francisco Opera Center. Her appearances in the fall season at San Francisco Opera have included Jenufa, Lady Macbeth of Mtensk, Rigoletto, La Traviata, Pique Dame, and The Merry Widow. A favorite with Donald Pippin's Pocket Opera, Sara has specialized in the operas of George Frideric Handel, Mozart and Offenbach.

During her seven seasons at the Carmel Bach Festival, Sara Ganz performed the Mozart soubrette roles, as well as her Bach cantata assignments. Her many concert appearances include those with San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Marin Symphony, and Berkeley Symphony. She has been featured on Community Concerts, Old First Concerts, and Schwabacher Debut Recitals. A versatile artist, Sara has sung with Earplay, Composers, Inc. and the Paul Dresher Ensemble.

Sara Ganz is on the faculty at Mills College and San Francisco State University.

Source: Mills College Website
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Aryeh Oron (December 2011)

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