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The 2017-2018 AVA Opera Season!

Subscriptions are available now or by calling 215-735-1685; single tickets are on sale now.

Join us for another thrilling season of opera at AVA! 

New Artist Recital
7:30 PM, Tuesday, September 19
7:30 PM, Thursday, September 21
Helen Corning Warden Theater, AVA

Giargiari Bel Canto Competition
7:30 PM, Saturday October 7
Music Director: Richard A. Raub
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Il trovatore – Giuseppe Verdi with the AVA Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Christofer Macatsoris
Stage Director: Michael Scarola
Free Opera Preview at AVA – Wednesday, October 25 at 5:30 PM
BLACK-TIE OPENING NIGHT GALA at AVA: 5:30 PM, Saturday, November 4 (8 PM curtain)
7:30 PM, Tuesday, November 7
7:30 PM, Thursday, November 9
7:30 PM, Saturday, November 11
Helen Corning Warden Theater, AVA

7 PM, Saturday, November 18
Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

7:30 PM, Tuesday, November 21 at Central Bucks South High School (Concert version)

7:30 PM, Tuesday, November 28
Centennial Hall, The Haverford School

RUSSIAN ROMANCES
Music director and piano: Ghenady Meirson
7:30 PM, Tuesday, December 12
7:30 PM, Thursday, December 14

Das Rheingold – Richard Wagner with piano accompaniment
Music Director and piano: Luke Housner
7:30 PM, Saturday, January 20
7:30 PM, Tuesday, January 23
7:30 PM, Thursday, January 25
7:30 PM, Saturday, January 27
7:30 PM, Tuesday, January 30
all performances at the Helen Corning Warden Theater, AVA

RECITAL #2
Music director and piano: TBA
7:30 PM, Tuesday, February  6
7:30 PM, Thursday, February  8

Ariadne auf Naxos – Richard Strauss with the AVA Opera Orchestra
Conductor: David Aronson
Stage Director: Dorothy Danner
7:30 PM, Saturday, February 24
7:30 PM, Tuesday, February 27
7:30 PM, Thursday, March 1
7:30 PM, Saturday, March 3
Helen Corning Warden Theater, AVA

Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music with the AVA Opera Orchestra
Conductor: David Antony Lofton

7:30 PM, Saturday, March 17
The Church of The Redeemer, Bryn Mawr

7 PM, Sunday, March 18
The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square

RECITAL #3
Music director and piano: TBA
7:30 PM, Tuesday, April 3
7:30 PM, Thursday, April 5

La traviata – Giuseppe Verdi with the AVA Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Christofer Macatsoris
Stage Director: Jeffrey Marc Buchman
7:30 PM, Saturday, April 21
7:30 PM, Tuesday, April 24
7:30 PM, Thursday, April 26
7:30 PM, Saturday, April 28
Helen Corning Warden Theater, AVA

7:30 PM, Tuesday, May 1
Centennial Hall, The Haverford School

7:30 PM, Saturday, May 5 at Tohickon Middle School in Bucks County

Farewell Recital
Music Director and Piano: José Meléndez
7:30PM, Tuesday, May 8
The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia