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Transgender Soprano at First Live-Inside-With-Audience Classical Event in San Francisco Since California Reopening


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Breanna Sinclairé Sings performs historic live-concert

Transgender Soprano at First Live-Inside-With-Audience Classical Event in San Francisco Since California Reopening


Sunday, June 20 – 4pm


Old First Concerts

1751 Sacramento Street (@ Van Ness Avenue)

San Francisco



Today’s concert has been funded by the San Francisco Arts Commission


On Sunday June 20 at 4pm, operatic soprano Breanna Sinclairé ( will sing an historic live-with-audience concert of classical music at San Francisco’s Old First Concerts. It will be the first inside, live-with-audience classical concert in San Francisco since California’s reopening on June 15.

Sinclairé was featured on this year’s Memorial Day broadcast for W. Kamau Bell’s “United Shades of America” on CNN performing “The Star Spangled Banner.“ In 2015, Sinclairé became the first transgender singer to perform the National Anthem at a major league sporting event when she did so for the Oakland A’s. Since then, the artist’s career has taken off including coverage in the New York Times, NPR, and NowThis TV among others. Sinclairé has been heard in numerous performances and at major venues such as Disney Hall in Los Angeles and Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. Later this year, Sinclairé will make her operatic debut in the world premiere production “BOUND” being filmed for Toronto’s Against the Grain Theatre

Recital Program:

First Half

1. O nume Tutelar from by Spontini from La Vestale

1. Porgi Amor by Mozart from “Le Nozzed Di Figaro

2. Summertime from Porgy and Bess by Gershwin

3.. Donde Lieta Usci by Puccini from La Boheme

Second Half:

Ride On King Jesus

Swing Low Sweet          HT Burleigh

Musical Theater

Wishing you were somehow here again from Phantom of the Opera by Andrew LLoyd Webber

You’ll Never Walk Alone from  Carousel  Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers

****Closing Song: Zueignung by Strauss

******Finale: Duet w/ Christopher Craig (Tenor) Time to Say Goodbye by Frank Peterson, Lucio Quarantotto, and Francesco Sartori

Encore: Mon Coeur S’ouvre A Ta Voix by Saint Saen Samson et Delila