- Guest Artist
The prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia presents Verdi’s dramatic and thrilling opera set in Aragon and Biscaya, Spain, in the 15th century during a Civil war. The opera is said to contain some of the composer's most beautiful works with live orchestra. Click HERE for artist's website.
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. He returned to the AVA classroom in 2011.