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AVA's Giargiari Bel Canto Competition on WRTI

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AVA resident artist Monique Galvão (mezzo-soprano) with pianist Danielle Orlando.

Vocal fireworks and beautifully sung arias await you! Join us on Sunday, October 31st from 4 to 6 PM on WRTI 90.1 to hear resident artists from Philadelphia’s own Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) compete against each other in song. For over 40 years, the Giargiari Bel Canto opera competition has showcased the brightest of up-and-coming opera stars.

You’ll also have the opportunity to vote for your favorite singer! AVA's annual vocal competition was held at the Perelman Theater on the Kimmel Cultural Campus. Listen on WRTI and vote for your favorite singer here during the broadcast!

PROGRAM:

Monique Galvão (mezzo-soprano)

Nacqui all'affanno… Non più mesta | La cenerentola | Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

Loella Grahn (soprano)      

Arioso | Iolanta | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Shawn Roth (tenor)   

Ô Paradis | L'Africaine | Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864)

Cody Müller (bass)

Si la rigueur| La Juive | Fromental Halévy (1799- 1862)

Emily Margevich (soprano)

Stridono lassù | Pagliacci | Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919)

Zachary Rioux (tenor)

La fleur que tu m'avais jetée | Carmen | Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

Kevin Godínez (baritone)

È sogno? o realtà… (Ford's Monologue) |Falstaff | Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Chelsea Laggan (mezzo-soprano)

Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix | Samson et Dalila | Camille Saint-Saëns (1835- 1921)

Ethel Trujillo (soprano)         

Regnava nel silenzio | Lucia di Lammermoor| Gaetano Donizetti (1797- 1848)

Intermission

Benjamin Dickerson (baritone)

Vision fugitive | Hérodiade |Jules Massenet (1842- 1912)

Aubry Ballarò (soprano)

Ah, fors’e lui… Sempre libera | La traviata | Verdi

Sahel Salam (tenor)          

Lamento di Federico | L'arlesiana | Francesco Cilea (1866-1950)

Anne Marie Stanley (mezzo-soprano)

Se Romeo t'uccise un figlio | I Capuleti e i Montecchi | Vincenzo Bellini (1801- 1835)

Renée Richardson (soprano)

O patria mia | Aida | Verdi

Eric Delagrange (bass)  

Come dal ciel precipita | Macbeth | Verdi

Titus Muzi (baritone)

Questo amor, vergogna mia | Edgar | Giacomo Puccini (1858- 1924)

Griffen Hogan Tracy (bass)

O tu, Palermo | I Vespri Siciliani | Verdi

Alice Chung (mezzo-soprano)

Acerba voluttà | Adriana Lecouvreur | Cilea