The Academy of Vocal Arts presents

The Penn Museum3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
6:00 PM · Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and silent auction
7:30 PM · Gala concert 
8:45 PM · Sumptuous dinner and live auction 


You're invited to a spectacular evening amid the exotic collections of the Penn Museum at VIVA LA VOCE! - a gala celebration honoring The Academy of Vocal Arts' 78th year as the premier training institute for the opera stars of the future.


This sensational evening will begin with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in Penn Museum's Warden Garden, then move into the art deco Harrison Auditorium for a spectacular concert featuring guest opera stars and the AVA Resident Artists. The evening will culminate with a sumptuous dinner in the Chinese Rotunda.


ANGELS Tickets | $800 

BENEFACTORS Tickets | $600

PATRONS Tickets | $400   


By supporting VIVA LA VOCE! at the Angels or Benefactors level, you'll be invited to an exclusive thank you party at a private Main Line estate. Taking place on Sunday, March 17, 2013, this intimate gathering will be held at the beautiful, Frank Furness-designed home of Dr. Luz Hammershaimb.  Plus, you'll have the option to be seated with a guest opera artist at the Gala!


We hope you'll join us in giving voice to opera's future at this unforgettable evening that will benefit The Academy of Vocal Arts Scholarship Fund, which provides tuition-free training to the world's most promising opera soloists.


To download an RSVP form, click here! 


For more information, call 215.735.1685 or email 

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