- Guest Artist
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.