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Free Opera Summer Series 2012: Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame) and Russian Romances

Russian Opera Workshop

1920 Spruce Street Philadelphia PA 19103
  • Monday July 23rd 2012 at 12:00am to Thursday July 26th 2012 at 12:00am

Russian Opera Workshop presents its second annual free concert series at Academy of Vocal Arts. Participating artists arrive to Philadelphia from across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Russia. During the month of July, the vocal artists, pre-selected by an audition process, will study opera roles and the Russian language, and sing in vocal master classes in preparation for their public performances.

The Russian Romances concert (Monday, 7/23) features lecture on Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades given by American composer Daron Hagen. Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades is performed Tuesday-Thursday, July 24th-26th. Ghenady Meirson, Music Director and Pianist.

Select Master Classes with leading voice coaches and conductors are open and free for the public. For full schedule visit


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