The Academy of Vocal Arts, located in Philadelphia, Pa, will conclude its 2008-09 season with a production of Donizetti’s most famous opera, Lucia di Lammermoor. Performances are scheduled for May 2, 5, and 7 in the Helen Corning Warden Theater at AVA. May 9 at the Gordon Theater at Rutgers/Camden. May 12 and 14 at Centennial Hall, Haverford, and May 16 at Central Bucks South High School in Warrington. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
Maestro Christofer Macatsoris conducts the AVA Opera Orchestra and award-winning resident artists. Among them are soprano Angela Meade, who made her Metropolitan Opera debut last season in Ernani. Tenor Michael Fabiano, who debuted at La Scala Milan last spring, will make his Metropolitan Opera debut next season in Verdi’s Stiffelio. Joshua Major is the stage director for this production. For more information about The Academy of Vocal Arts click here.
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