- Guest Artist
Great voices accompanied by live orchestra share the drama and the passion of classic opera. The Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia trains young artists with tremendous potential as international opera soloists. These young singers share their talent, training and unique gifts on our concert stage. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergrads attend for FREE, click for more info.
FREE Curtain Warmer | 6pm | Lecture by Robert Rowland, a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, the Peabody Conservatory and the Academy of Vocal Arts. As a master’s candidate at Peabody, he was a student of the late Wayne Conner, who developed the History curriculum at AVA. Mr. Rowland has lectured widely on opera at institutions including the Curtis Institute, and has been a long time presenter of the Opera Digest at AVA’s Bucks County performances. Rowland provides interesting commentary on the two Puccini one-act operas. Learn a little about their history, stories, and the composer himself.