Roméo et Juliette

Charles Gounod

Stage Director: Jeffrey Marc Buchman
Guest Conductor:
Steven Mosteller with the AVA Opera Orchestra

April 27 – May 7, 2019


First time ever at AVA!

The classic Shakespeare story of two star-crossed lovers, which is beloved by all. The opera features the much loved Juliette’s Waltz (Je veux vivre) aria, among other sweeping and romantic musical moments. Jeffrey Marc Buchman (who directed AVA’s recent Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte and La traviata) returns as stage director, and guest conductor Steven Mosteller conducts the AVA Opera Orchestra.

Performances

April 10, 2019 -Mark your calendars! Please join AVA on Wednesday, April 10 at 5:30 PM for the Free Opera Preview of Roméo et Juliette. The evening will feature musical selections performed by the cast of Resident Artists. To reserve your space, please sign up via the link here or call AVA at 215-735-1685. *There are no physical tickets for this event; your name will be on a list at the door.*

April 25, 2019 – AVA invites Philadelphia’s Young Professionals (ages 40 and under) to an exclusive, one-night only performance of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette before it opens to the public! Click here for more information on this performance.

April 27, 30 and May 2, 2019 – at Academy of Vocal Arts

May 4, 2019 – Central Bucks South High School in Warrington, Bucks County; for tickets to this performance, please call AVA at 215-735-1685 or 215-862-2526.

May 7, 2019 – at the Haverford School’s Centennial Hall

All performances are at 7:30 PM

Meet the Artists
Aubry Ballarò
soprano
Juliette
Meryl Dominguez ’19
soprano
Juliette
Gabriela Flores ’19
mezzo-soprano
Stephano
Chelsea Laggan
mezzo-soprano
Stephano
Alice Chung
mezzo-soprano
Gertrude
Matthew White ’19
tenor
Roméo
Roy Hage ’19
tenor
Roméo
Abraham Bretón ’20
tenor
Benvolio
Daniel Gallegos
baritone
Mercutio, Gregoire
Timothy Murray ’19
baritone
Mercutio, Gregoire
Timothy Renner ’20
baritone
Capulet
Oliver Sewell ’20
tenor
Tybalt
Anthony Whitson-Martini ’19
baritone
Paris
Brent Michael Smith ’20
bass
Fr. Laurence
Eric Delagrange
bass
Duke
Sponsors

Generously sponsored by Judith Broudy