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Student voice recital officially begins School of Music season

Student voice recital officially begins School of Music season

If Tuesday’s Sing-In served as a prelude to what Chautauqua can expect of this season’s School of Music Voice Program, then Chautauqua Institution should prepare for seven weeks of sultry sopranos, tenacious tenors, awesome altos and brilliant basses and baritones. At 2 p.m. Sunday in McKnight Hall, audiences can hear the talented scholars for their first student voice recital of the season.

REVIEW — A brave exploration of fear and death MSFO, Voice students beautifully stage Poulenc’s haunting ‘Dialogues’

REVIEW — A brave exploration of fear and death MSFO, Voice students beautifully stage Poulenc’s haunting ‘Dialogues’

The chilly evening air and half-empty wooden pews of the Amphitheater may have dampened the spirits of patrons Monday night during Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites, performed by students from the School of Music’s Voice Program and the Music School Festival Orchestra. The performers, though, couldn’t have asked for a better environment for the hauntingly austere production.