June 3-27, 2013
FREE PUBLIC EVENTS
Concerts and Master Classes
FREE admission. No tickets required.
Helen Corning Warden Theater
Academy of Vocal Arts
1920 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
Monday, June 24 at 7:30 PM
American composer Daron Hagen offers a talk on Rachmaninoff’s Francesca da Rimini.
Russian Romances concert. Introducing the 2013 Russian Opera Workshop artists, with pianist Laura Ward.
Tuesday-Thursday, June 25, 26 and 27 at 7:30 PM
Mini Double Bill
Rachmaninoff Francesca da Rimini
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Music Director and Pianist
Friday, June 7, 12:00 NOON - 6 PM
Thor Eckert, AVA faculty. Master class on auditioning.
Thursday & Friday, June 13 & 14, 1 PM
Benita Valente, a distinguished American soprano. Vocal master class.
Thursday & Friday, June 20 & 21, 1 PM
William Stone, AVA faculty. Vocal master class.
Don St. Pierre, Curtis faculty, accompanist
Alumni News |Nicholas Masters, Bass
Nicholas Masters wins The Dallas Opera Guild's Vocal Competition (Read review)
Russian Opera Workshop Credits 2012
Old Gypsy, Aleko; Surin & Narumov, The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame)
Alumni News |Efraín Solís, Baritone
Efraín Solís advanced to the Grand Finals of 2013 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Congratulations, Efraín!
Russian Opera Workshop Credits 2011:
Title role of Eugene Onegin, Eugene Onegin
Alumni News |Raehann Bryce-Davis, Mezzo Soprano
Raehann Bryce-Davis was accepted in to the Florida Grand Opera Young Artist Program 2013/2014. Congratulations, Raehann!
Russian Opera Workshop Credits 2012:
The Countess (Pique Dame) and Governess, The Queen of Spades
Alumni News |Jeffrey Williams, Baritone
Jeffrey Williams was accepted in to the Nashville Opera 2014 Mary Ragland Young Artists Program.
Jeff will also sing the title role in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin at the Seagle Music Colony 2013 Young Artist Program.
Russian Opera Workshop Credits 2012: Aleko, Aleko; Prince Yeletsky, The Queen of Spades
Alumni News |Kirsten C. Kunkle, Soprano
Kirsten C. Kunkle has been accepted in the 2013 NATS Intern Program - National Association of Teachers of Singing. Congratulations, Kirsten!
Russian Opera Workshop Credits: Iolanta and Brigitta, Iolanta (2011); Zemphira, Aleko (2012), Liza, The Queen of Spades (2012)
Alumni News |Geoffrey Loff, Pianist
Geoffrey Loff has been accepted in the Minnesota Opera Young Artists program 2013/14 season. Congratulations, Geoff!
Russian Opera Workshop 2012 Credits: Geoff rehearsed the Gypsy chorus in Rachmaninoff's Aleko and performed with vocal artists a recital of Rachmaninoff Songs.
Ghenady Meirson (Ghena)