An evening of vocal fireworks and beautifully sung arias awaits you! Philadelphia’s own Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) trains the world’s next generation of great opera singers. For over 40 years, this competition has showcased the brightest of up-and-coming opera stars. Join them for the annual favorite singing competition, where they’ll compete against each other in song. You’ll also have the opportunity to vote for your favorite singer!
The annual vocal competition will be held at the Perelman Theater on the Kimmel Cultural Campus. Single tickets are on sale now through the Kimmel Center Box Office at 215-893-1999 or by clicking here.
As the Giargiari Bel Canto Competition and A Celebration of Opera! will be held at the Kimmel Center, we will be in accordance with their safety measures: Effective September 18, the Kimmel Cultural Campus is joining performing arts centers across the nation in requiring that all our guests provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend all indoor public performances and events in all venues––including the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music, and the Merriam Theater.