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Cosima Holiday Champagne Brunch
December 9, 2018 - 7:30 am
The Society is delighted to complete our year with the Cosima Birthday Party
Our musical guests are:
Marina Harris, soprano Marina Harris was a San Francisco Opera Merola Participant and Adler Fellow. Harris is a Wagner Society William O. Cord Grant recipient. In 2015 Harris was a participant and award winning finalist in the 8th International Singing Competition for Wagner Voices, Karlsruhe Germany.
Peter Grunberg, piano The Australian-born musician Peter Grunberg moved to California in the early 1990’s to take up the position of Head of Music Staff at the San Francisco Opera. Since then, he has collaborated frequently with the San Francisco Symphony, where he has been conductor, pianist, and recently also pre-concert lecturer.
Marina Harris and Peter Grunberg will perform a program of Wagner, Strauss and Liszt
Our event begins with a champagne welcome and then our recital program of selections from Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss and Franz Liszt
Following the recital we will enjoy a brunch served with select red wine and more champagne
Meals are served with a Salad of Baby Arugula with Feta Cheese, Roasted Peppers, Red Onions and Fresh Herb Vinaigrette
Choice of two gourmet entrees:
A) Mary’s Natural ChIcken Breast with Wild Mushrooms, Fingerling Potatoes, Baby Kale, Jus & Roasted Garlic Aioli
B) Roasted Eggplant filled with Moroccan Spiced Vegetables and Chick Peas topped with Cashew Cream, accompanied by Saffron Rice Pilaf (Vegan and Gluten Free)
The meal is completed with a dessert of Chocolate Trilogy and served with Coffee or Tea
Price per person is $100 (open seating)
Attire: Festive/Holiday Attire or Wagner themed costume
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