The Springville Arts Commission and the Springville Museum of Art are pleased to announce that the Utah Vocal Arts Academy is returning to the museum for a performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. This performance is free to the public. The annual concert by the Utah Vocal Arts Academy will be at the Springville Museum of Art in the Grand Gallery. This is a greatly anticipated event and will fill your hearts and souls with exquisite music!
As part of UVAA’s 2019 Summer Opera Festival, they will present a showcase of opera scenes from dramatic repertoire lightly staged by Juan Pereira. The seven singers were selected from all over the US to participate in our Dramatic Voices Program. They include Samantha Nahra, Catherine Raible, Adam Herskowitz, Kristen Walker, Christopher Holmes, and Camilla Mikat. Audiences will enjoy the music of Verdi, Puccini, Weber, Weill, Ponchielli, and Bellini, with BYU piano faculty member, Jared Pierce on the piano.
UVAA will also present a variety of concerts throughout July in Utah County. Please visit www.utahvocalartsacademy.com for ticketing and general information.
The Principal Artist Program of the UVAA provides advanced college and emerging professional singers with the opportunity to perform featured roles in a fully staged opera with orchestra, while exploring and refining language, acting and stylistic skills. Each singer participates in master classes with incredible guest artists such as international superstars Deborah Voigt, Frank Lopardo, and Wendy Bryn Harmer.
Metropolitan opera character tenor, Anthony Laciura, one of the most celebrated operatic singer/actors will stage direct La Tragédie de Carmen (sung in French with English supertitles) while UVAA founder Isaac Hurtado will direct Die Zauberflöte (sung in German with English supertitles). La Tragédie de Carmen will be performed on July 26 and 27 at the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts at UVU and Die Zauberflöte will be performed July 25 and 27 at the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts at UVU.
Remember, the Springville Arts Commission Sunday Concert Series starts their season on August 18 at the Springville Museum of Art at 4:30 p.m.