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The Metropolitan National Council Auditions & The International Academy of Vocal Arts present...


Concert and Master Class 
Featuring Susana Poretsky & Nicolas Reveles
Concert will be held Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5 PM
At a Private Residence in Rancho Santa Fe 
For more information or to RSVP please contact kpennix@cox.net


Opera hopefuls sing from their hearts at Met auditions


23 aspiring opera singers competed Saturday at the 58th annual Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at Point Loma Nazarene University. The singers, ages 21 to 29, were competing to move on to the next round of the contest, which concludes next spring on the Metropolitan Opera stage in Manhattan. Read More Here

International Academy of Vocal Arts Presents:

Recital to Remember


Saturday October 29th at 6pm

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Songs of Ascent


Ascend to great musical heights with the San Diego premiere of Shawn Kirchner's grand Songs of Ascent, an inspirational seven-movement musical setting of Psalms. Concert also includes uplifting music by BrahmsHandelWhitacre, and more.


Performances will take place: Saturday, October 15th and Saturday, October 29th     Click Here For Tickets


A Singer's Journey: From Solitude Confinement to the Met Opera


Ryan Speedo Green, a 30-year-old bass-baritone with a budding international career, is the subject of a new book and much attention. Read More Here

SD OPERA Community Conversations Kick Off!

Ever want to meet a living opera composer? Explore the history of fairy tales and opera? Join a live taping of a UCSD–TV show or enjoy a lively discussion about Shakespeare and Verdi? Then Community Conversations are for you! Click Here to Learn More!



Special Thanks to Point Loma Nazarene University

The Metropolitan Opera, National Council Auditions for the District of San Diego, takes place in October each year at Point Loma Nazarene University, Crill Performance Hall. This state-of-the-art theatre, located in the Cooper Music Center, provides opera’s budding stars with the perfect stage to showcase their talents. Through the generosity of Point Loma Nazarene University for over five years now, we arecontinuing to uphold the honor and tradition of the Metropolitan Opera, right here in San Diego! Without their support, we would not have the means to provide our performers with such a beautiful & appropriate location to hold auditions. We hope to carry on this tradition for years to come as we continue to search for Opera’s next big stars on one of San Diego’s finest performance venues.

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