Madama Butterfly is shaping up to be one of the hottest events in the region this summer.
Saturday, August 4th, 7:30 pm
Festival Stage, Phoenicia, NY
Tickets only $25! (VIP $55)
Bring your picnic, wine and a blanket. Sit back and enjoy a world class cast in this Puccini classic, all taking place on the beautiful Festival Stage under the stars in Phoenicia's bucolic Parish Field.
"Love's Kingdom" lieder recital is taking place prior to the opera at 4:15 on the Festival Stage. This elegant program features some of the the most beautiful songs ever written including songs by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, and Richard Strauss. It culminates with Brahms' gorgeous Liebeslieder waltzes for four solo voices and piano duo. There will be plenty of time to picnic or grab a bite in town between the recital and the opera. Read more
A FUN, INTERACTIVE VOCAL ARTS EXPERIENCE FOR AGES 7-12
“Music is our beauty and our soul. Dance is an opportunity. Stories are our guides and imagination. Arts are everything in your heart” – Rosa, Age 8
Program Director: Bex Roper-Caldbeck
Faculty includes Festival Co-Founders mezzo soprano Maria Todaro and baritones Kerry Henderson and Louis Otey, international pianist and music educator Justin Kolb, Robert Warren aka Uncle Rock and visual artists Lucinda Knaus and Carla Schapiro.
Cost: $60 per child. Sibling Discounts available. Each participant will also receive 3 free tickets valid for all Festival Events.
How do we get into our voices? How do we reveal the unique value of our voice to the world? Read more
These past months, The Festival of the Voice has been delighted to share with you details of amazing events taking place in Phoenicia this coming August 2-5.
We would like to share a separate but very special project in which the Festival has the great honor to be involved; the inaugural Byrdcliffe Festival of the Arts at the historic Byrdcliffe Arts Colony in Woodstock July 13-15.
Louis Otey, Kerry Henderson and I will present "An Unusual Night at the Opera" on July 14th, an uplifting concert of song from Vivaldi and Verdi to Rogers and Hammerstein. The program will also include an open forum on the spirit of the human voice, both spoken and sung. The audience is encouraged to come 'armed' with questions. Maestro Douglas Martin (La Boheme on Broadway) and special guest, international pianist Justin Kolb, will also be featured in this 'Festival of Festivals' event. Read more