Opera Scenes Gala
Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 7:30pm
W. Stephen Smith, director; Gene B. Roberts, staging and acting
This concert is the culmination of the Summer Voice Institute, a weeklong workshop focused on developing a well-rounded approach to vocal performance and pedagogy. The program features excerpts from favorite operas, including:
W. A. Mozart, Così fan tutte
Giacomo Puccini, La fanciulla del West
W. A. Mozart, Idomeneo
Jake Heggie, Three Decembers
Pietro Mascagni, Cavalleria Rusticana—"Easter Chorus"
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall
70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.