Featuring Emerging Artists of the Vocal Academy & Faculty from the Metropolitan Opera
July 2 Casual Concert of Arias and Scenes with the entire festival company, faculty, apprentice, and studio singers, poolside at the prestigious Karia Princess Hotel in Bodrum, Bodrum's first hotel. 8:30pm
July 7 - A Grand Concert of staged opera scenes, art song, and arias. Hosted at the majestic grounds and outdoor Gazebo-Stage of Sianji Hotel and Resort, overlooking the Aegean Sea and Greece. 8:30pm
July 10 - A Short Operatic Comedy in One Act: First the Music and Then the Words (Prima la Musica e Poi Le Parole) by Antonio Salieri. In 2019 this opera became a favorite of the Metropolitan and La Scala! The first part of the concert will focus on Art Song, gorgeous music and poetry, from around the world, and features a staged version of the haunting Baroque Tois Leçons de ténèbres of François Couperin. Hosted by the
beautiful Karia Princess Hotel Conference Center Stage overlooking their splendid fantasy garden. 8:30pm
July 16 - "Midtown Matinee" or "Arias in the Afternoon." Generously sponsored by Midtown Mall. Find us at 2:00pm in the covered parkway outside the H&M clothing store on the uppermost floor for a celebration of arias, grand operatic duets, and songs from music theater, Kemer Mevkii, Cumhuriyet Cd. No:6/1, 48420 Bodrum/Muğla. Plenty of cafés nearby where you can refresh and listen at the same time. Or else gather round for our mini-show to usher in a weekend of Mozart in Gûmüslük (see below)!
July 16-17Don Giovanni of W.A. Mozart. A fully-staged dramatic opera in 3 acts from the most precious works of the operatic canon! In collaboration with the International Gümüşlük Music Festival at the beautiful outdoor Antik Taş OcağıGümüşlük. 8pm. Website: gumuslukfestival.org