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Academy of Vocal Arts

Music Theatre Downtown

The Academy of Vocal Arts provides tuition-free vocal and opera training of the highest quality, and financial support during training, to exceptionally talented and committed young singers who have the potential for international stature, and to present them in professional performances that are accessible to a wide community. Each year, AVA resident artists are presented in four or five fully-staged opera productions accompanied by orchestra. Resident artists are cast in leading roles that they will in all likelihood continue to perform for the rest of their careers.

Calendar of Events
Ariadne auf Naxos
Saturday, February 24 through Saturday, March 3
Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music
Saturday, March 17
Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music
Sunday, March 18
Recital 3
Tuesday, April 3 through Thursday, April 5
La traviata
Saturday, April 21 through Saturday, April 28
La traviata
Tuesday, May 1
La traviata
Saturday, May 5

Visitor Information

Academy of Vocal Arts
1920 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-735-1685 phone
215-732-2189 TTY

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