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  • Pages in a Book

    Saturday, August 4 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive

    Come experience a classic fairy tale, stories of dating successes and disasters, and the tragedy of a hopeless romance as you get to know the Savannah Opera season and the 2018 Festival Artists in this Festival launch!

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  • Death by Aria I

    Sunday, August 5 at 2:00pm

    Savannah, GA Christ Church Episcopal, 28 Bull Street

    Meet the cast members of Hansel and Gretel, Speed Dating Tonight! and The Audition Project! The singers of these three events present their best songs and arias in this fast-paced showcase of talent in the Christ Church Episcopal sanctuary where the Festival began.

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  • Death by Aria II

    Sunday, August 5 at 5:00pm

    Savannah, GA Christ Church Episcopal, 28 Bull Street

    Meet the cast members of Hansel and Gretel, Speed Dating Tonight! and The Audition Project! The singers of these three events present their best songs and arias in this fast-paced showcase of talent in the Christ Church Episcopal sanctuary where the Festival began.

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  • VOICES in Sacred Song

    Monday, August 6 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Avenue

    Hear the earliest traditions of Western vocal music and today’s sacred classics in this free community concert. Led by Christ Church’s Timothy Hall on the Schlueter organ, this Festival favorite showcases the virtuosity and beauty of spiritual music dating from the early 1700s to modern day.

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  • Master Mini

    Tuesday, August 7 at 1:00pm

    Savannah, GA Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive

    Meet the faculty members of the VOICExperience Programs! In this free mini master class series, opera industry leaders offer the next generation of artists tools to improve their performance. Learn more about vocal music, technique and about the “masters” themselves in these hour-long sessions.

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  • Salon: Summer Blooms

    Tuesday, August 7 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Green Meldrim House, 14 W Macon Street

    Flowers have provided the inspiration for all kinds of masterpieces, from Monet’s Water Lilies to Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers. In this VOICE Society exclusive salon, painter George Konstantinidis shares what inspires his floral paintings, as the Savannah VOICE Festival Artists interpret flower-themed music by various composers.

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  • Master Mini

    Wednesday, August 8 at 1:00pm

    Savannah, GA Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive

    Meet the faculty members of the VOICExperience Programs! In this free mini master class series, opera industry leaders offer the next generation of artists tools to improve their performance. Learn more about vocal music, technique and about the “masters” themselves in these hour-long sessions.

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  • Master Mini

    Thursday, August 9 at 1:00pm

    Savannah, GA Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive

    Meet the faculty members of the VOICExperience Programs! In this free mini master class series, opera industry leaders offer the next generation of artists tools to improve their performance. Learn more about vocal music, technique and about the “masters” themselves in these hour-long sessions.

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  • The Telephone

    Thursday, August 9 at 6:00pm

    Savannah, GA Davenport House Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E Broughton Street

    Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act opera The Telephone tells of a romance between woman and… technology! Written in 1947, a year after the first mobile phone call in history, this short comedic piece explores how the ability to talk to someone miles away sometimes prevents us from talking to someone in the same room.

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  • The Telephone

    Thursday, August 9 at 8:00pm

    Savannah, GA Davenport House Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E Broughton Street

    Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act opera The Telephone tells of a romance between woman and… technology! Written in 1947, a year after the first mobile phone call in history, this short comedic piece explores how the ability to talk to someone miles away sometimes prevents us from talking to someone in the same room.

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  • The Telephone

    Friday, August 10 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Davenport House Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E Broughton Street

    Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act opera The Telephone tells of a romance between woman and… technology! Written in 1947, a year after the first mobile phone call in history, this short comedic piece explores how the ability to talk to someone miles away sometimes prevents us from talking to someone in the same room. Includes post-performance reception.

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  • Camp VOICE Showcase – Stories of Old and New

    Saturday, August 11 at 2:00pm

    Savannah, GA Yamacraw Center for the Performing Arts, 649 W Jones Street

    Each artist has a story, and some of them are just beginning. In this final showcase, Camp VOICE director Jessica Ann Best presents these young singers in a concert of fresh takes on classic songs and scenes.

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  • Broadway Tales

    Saturday, August 11 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Asbury Memorial UMC, 1008 E Henry Street

    One of the most popular concerts of the Festival returns with new stories to tell! This lively performance explores the stories that have crossed over from the opera world to Broadway, as La Boheme and Madama Butterfly become Rent and Miss Saigon. The Savannah VOICE Festival Artists bring a piece of Broadway to Savannah in this hour-and-a-half revue of musical theater favorites, live and beautifully sung.

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  • It’s a Funny Story – Marco Nisticò in Recital

    Sunday, August 12 at 5:00pm

    Savannah, GA Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn Street

    Praised for his “comic pizzazz” by the New York Times, baritone Marco Nisticò presents a dynamic recital showcasing the full range of style and drama he brings to his performance. Curated by Nisticò himself, this recital features delightful story telling mixed with music by Italian composers such as Giuseppe Verdi, Paolo Tosti and more.

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  • Master Mini

    Monday, August 13 at 1:00pm

    Savannah, GA Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive

    Meet the faculty members of the VOICExperience Programs! In this free mini master class series, opera industry leaders offer the next generation of artists tools to improve their performance. Learn more about vocal music, technique and about the “masters” themselves in these hour-long sessions.

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  • Masters in Recital

    Monday, August 13 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive

    In an extravaganza of virtuosity and brilliance, the faculty of the VOICExperience training programs present a recital of their favorite pieces. These leaders of the industry take a pause from their week of training our young artists to perform stunning piano solos, breathtaking arias and a few fun surprises.

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  • Denyce Graves Master Class

    Tuesday, August 14 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    Named “an operatic superstar of the 21st century,” Denyce Graves is one of the most exciting artists singing and teaching today. Her iconic portrayals of classic characters like Carmen and Dalila have been staples of her career. Ms. Graves’ experience extends beyond opera into musical theatre and popular music, all of which inform her artistry and teaching style.

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  • Sherrill Milnes Master Class

    Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    You don’t sing over 600 performances at the Met without learning a thing or two. Universally acclaimed as the foremost baritone of his generation, Sherrill Milnes is truly a Master of the operatic art form. A three-time Grammy Award winner, Milnes has sung with the likes of Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Joan Sutherland and is considered a prominent artist of opera’s “Golden Age.”

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  • Master Mini

    Thursday, August 16 at 1:00pm

    Savannah, GA Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive

    Meet the faculty members of the VOICExperience Programs! In this free mini master class series, opera industry leaders offer the next generation of artists tools to improve their performance. Learn more about vocal music, technique and about the “masters” themselves in these hour-long sessions.

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  • The Audition Project

    Thursday, August 16 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    What’s the difference between a good audition and a great audition? After two weeks of perfecting their audition package, singers perform for a distinguished panel to learn just what can take them to the next level. Gain insight into the mind of the auditioner AND the auditioned in this unique concert, The Audition Project.

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  • Hansel and Gretel

    Friday, August 17 at 12:30pm

    Savannah, GA Yamacraw Center for the Performing Arts, 649 W Jones Street
    An opera about brother and sister, written by brother and sister!

    What began as a collection of songs by brother and sister Engelbert Humperdinck and Adelheid Wette is now one of the most performed children’s operas in the world! This setting of Hansel and Gretel the takes audience along for the journey through the forest, introducing characters like the Dew Fairy and the Sandman until reaching their nemesis, the Gingerbread Witch. See a fairy tale brought to life with beautiful music in this family friendly show presented in collaboration with Garrison School Students!

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  • Speed Dating Tonight!

    Friday, August 17 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    Michael Ching’s popular opera Speed Dating Tonight! introduces you to all the characters you might run into at speed dating: the exercise maniac, the hurt ex, the reclusive cat lady, and the technology addict. Tour around Savannah as these daters meet up against local backdrops.

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  • Hansel and Gretel

    Saturday, August 18 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Yamacraw Center for the Performing Arts, 649 W Jones Street
    An opera about brother and sister, written by brother and sister!

    What began as a collection of songs by brother and sister Engelbert Humperdinck and Adelheid Wette is now one of the most performed children’s operas in the world! This setting of Hansel and Gretel the takes audience along for the journey through the forest, introducing characters like the Dew Fairy and the Sandman until reaching the villainous Gingerbread Witch. See a fairy tale brought to life with beautiful music in this family friendly show presented in collaboration with Garrison School Students!

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  • Speed Dating Tonight!

    Sunday, August 19 at 2:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    Michael Ching’s popular opera Speed Dating Tonight! introduces you to all the characters you might run into at speed dating: the exercise maniac, the hurt ex, the reclusive cat lady, and the technology addict. Tour around Savannah as these daters meet up against local backdrops.

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  • Madness and Mayhem

    Monday, August 20 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    Discover opera’s darkest gems in this concert featuring mad scenes, villainous plots and unhinged characters. The Savannah VOICE Festival Artists perform chilling moments of insanity from operas like Lucia di LammermoorHamlet and I Pagliacci, conducted by 2015’s Carmen musical director, Andrew Bisantz. Audiences will be awed by the vocal acrobatics and intense drama of these impressive selections!

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  • Salon: Stories on the Gondola

    Tuesday, August 21 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Green Meldrim House, 14 W Macon Street

    Though a relatively young country, Italy’s culture and musical traditions run deep. Italian music boasts many forms, from sacred a capella to Neapolitan song. In this exclusive VOICE Society salon, the Savannah VOICE Festival Artists embark on a tour of the birthplace of opera, la Repubblica Italiana.

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  • La Traviata

    Wednesday, August 22 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    In this timeless story, a young suitor falls for a beautiful courtesan of high class. Their relationship is doomed from the start—Violetta Valéry’s health is slowly fading, but she finds herself returning Alfredo’s feelings despite the limited time she knows they’d have. She leaves her comfortable life as a courtesan to be with him, but outside forces get in the way of their happiness.

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  • Come Together Master Class

    Thursday, August 23 at 4:00pm

    Savannah, GA GSU Armstrong Campus Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn Street

    Great music is made when great musicians come together. This unique master class explores the relationship between piano and voice, and the effort and communication that must take place when they collaborate.

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  • Kings of the High C’s

    Thursday, August 23 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    It’s not just three tenors—get ready for a fantastic performance full of high C’s and that tenor bravado that makes leading ladies (and audiences) swoon. From Nessun dorma to O Sole Mio, none of your favorites will be left out of this thrilling concert.

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  • Fab “Four” the Festival

    Friday, August 24 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    Travel back in time to the “Age of Aquarius,” in this concert celebrating the vibrant music of the 60s. Accompanied by Savannah’s own Elite Party Band, the Savannah VOICE Festival Artists sing hits by the era’s most memorable performers, including the “Fab Four.” Dance, sing along or just kick back for this diverse program that will take you back to “Yesterday.”

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  • La Traviata

    Saturday, August 25 at 7:00pm

    Savannah, GA Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E Broad Street

    In this timeless story, a young suitor falls for a beautiful courtesan of high class. Their relationship is doomed from the start—Violetta Valéry’s health is slowly fading, but she finds herself returning Alfredo’s feelings despite the limited time she knows they’d have. She leaves her comfortable life as a courtesan to be with him, but outside forces get in the way of their happiness.

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  • Stories Great and Small – Festival Finale

    Sunday, August 26 at 5:00pm

    Savannah, GA Plantation Club at the Landings, 1 Cottonwood Drive

    After three weeks of sharing stories, the Savannah VOICE Festival Artists gather one last time for this special concert. Featuring highlights of the season, glimpses of what’s to come and a grand finale of exhilarating pieces, the Festival ends on a high note. Don’t miss the special announcement of next year’s operas and enjoy one last chance to hear this year’s performers!

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