Day: September 14, 2020

Lift Every Voice and Sing

In honor of Black History month, this concert will feature songs, poetry and prose by 20th and 21st Century African American composers and authors often under-recognized by the general public, but who earned esteemed accolades including the Pulitzer Prize and the Guggenheim Fellowship.

Denisha Ballew, Soprano
Kristina Nicole Lewis, Mezzo Soprano
Jordan Weatherston Pitts, Tenor
Rocky Sellers, Bass
Dr. Maria Corley, Pianist

Jingle All The Cabaret

An evening of holiday standards that will have visions of sugarplums dancing in your heads! Remember all those wonderful Christmas songs that were on television featuring stars like Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, and Rosemary Clooney? Join us for “Jingle All the Cabaret” for a nostalgic look at the wonderful holiday music that we all remember and enjoy.

Kate Jackman, Mezzo Soprano
Andrew W. Potter, Bass Baritone

Glory Denied

In honor of Veteran’s Day weekend, Glory Denied is an opera retelling the true story of Vietnam veteran Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest held prisoner of war, who returns home to a country he no longer recognizes and a family who barely recognizes him. Explore the unimaginable bravery asked of soldiers and even the nature of hope itself.

Justin Austin, Baritone
Rebecca Achtenberg, Soprano
Terrence Chin-Loy, Tenor
Kathleen Farrar Buccleugh, Soprano

Sid The Serpent Who Wanted To Sing

Penn Square Music Festival’s Children’s Opera at Musser Park!
Sid, a performing snake in a circus, wants to learn to sing. Accompanied by his circus friends, he travels the world, trying a different style of singing wherever he goes.

Rachel Doehring, Soprano
Laura Zahn, Mezzo Soprano
Daniel Foltz-Morrison, Tenor
Matthew Maisano, Baritone