Aleko Sergei Rachmaninoff Romeo & Juliet Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky
June 6-30, 2016 Performance week June 27-30, 2016 Helen Corning Warden Theater at AVA
Aleko Opera Roles Aleko - Baritone Young Gypsy - Tenor Zemfira - Soprano An old man, Zemfira's father - Bass Gypsy woman - Mezzo/Contralto
Aleko Synopsis Rachmaninoff's opera Alekois based on Pushkin's poem The Gypsies. It tells a tragic love story between Aleko, a Russian, and a free-spirited gypsy girl Zemfira. read more ...
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Romeo and Juliet Romeo - Tenor Juliet - Soprano Juliet's Nurse - Mezzo Soprano
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Mazepa Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky July 11 - August 4, 2016 Performance week August 1-4, 2016 Helen Corning Warden Theater at AVA
Ivan Mazepa, hetman - Baritone Kochubey - Bass Lyubov, his wife - Mezzo Soprano Mariya, their daughter - Soprano Andrei - Tenor Orlik, henchman - Bass Iskra, a friend of Kochubey - Tenor A drunken Cossack - Tenor
Mazepa Synopsis Based on Pushkin's poem Poltava, Tchaikovsky's opera Mazepa focuses on a tragic love story between a young woman Maria and a much older Mazepa, a Ukrainian commander allied with Tsar Peter the Great of Russia. read more ...
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Russian Romances All summer artists participate in a Russian Romances concert.
RACHMANINOFF SONGS RUSSIAN ROMANCES ARIAS
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Russian Opera Workshop is an independent program in summer residence at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia
Applicants are responsible for securing their own housing.
In the past, Russian Opera Workshop Artists took advantage of the following specially arranged option: