2018 Vocal Arts Festival Coming in July
VOCAL ARTS FESTIVAL 2018 PRESENTS THE FOLLOWING CONCERTS:
Craig Terry, Chicago Lyric Opera, Ryan Opera
Center Music Director, Piano and
Vocal Arts Festival Opera Participants
Friday, July 13, 2018 7:00 pm Packard Performance Hall
Songs by Schubert, from West Side Story, Kismet, a Spiritual and a Spanish song along with opera arias from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni, Dvořák’s Rusalka, Verdi’s La Traviata, Bellini’s La Sonnambula, Moore’s The Ballad of Baby Doe, Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, Delibes’ Lakmé and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas will be performed by Vocal Arts Festival singers.
LET’S MAKE A SCENE
Sunday, July 15, 2018 3:00 pm Packard Performance Hall
Opera scenes from Hǟndel’s Semele, The Flying Dutchman by Wagner, Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and La Rondine, Verdi’s Rigoletto and scenes from Broadway musicals Waitress and The Circus is in Town: The Life of PT Barnum will be brought to life by Festival artists.
Sunday, July 22, 2018 3:00 pm Packard Performance Hall
Opera Scenes from L’Enfant et les Sortilẻges by Ravel, Samson et Dalilah by Saint-Saëns, Floyd’s Susannah, Dialogues of the Carmelites by Poulenc, Mozart’s Don Giovanni and scenes from musical theater favorites Anything Goes and Chicago will be presented by the Vocal Arts Festival singers.
The Grand Finale Concert “Will You Remember: Music of WW I” and participant WOW Awards will be presented on Sunday, July 29 at the Richard Celeste Theatre, Cornerstone Arts Center. Concert Repertoire will be announced soon.
ABOUT – Opera Theatre of the Rockies is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to the advancement of opera in Southern Colorado through performance, education, and training.
PERFORMANCE GOAL – Opera Theatre of the Rockies will produce and present exciting and memorable professional opera that spotlights Colorado artists.
EDUCATION GOAL – Opera Theatre of the Rockies will enhance awareness, knowledge and appreciation of opera in Southern Colorado.
TRAINING GOAL – Opera Theatre of the Rockies will provide professional training and performance opportunities for emerging artists.