AVA Announces ‘An Evening of Opera in Chestnut Hill’

By David Salazar

The Academy of Vocal Arts is set to present “An Evening of Opera in Chestnut Hill.”

The event, which will take place on Oct. 14, 2022 at The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Philadelphia, PA, will feature the institution’s current resident artists including tenor Angel Gomez, soprano Yihan Duan, bass-baritone Dylan Gregg, and mezz-soprano Alla Yarosh.

The hour-long program will feature numerous opera arias and ensembles and will be followed by a wine reception during which audience members will get a chance to meet the artists.

Gomez has performed with such companies UTRGV Opera Theatre where he appeared in the world premiere of “The Ugly Princess.”

Yuan has appeared in numerous roles at AVA, including Anna in “Le Villi.” Gregg, a Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competiton Encouragement Award winner in 2022 has performed with Des Moines Metro Opera, Rice University, and Boston University. Finally, Yarosh has performed in such works as “Street Scene,” “Beatrice et Benedict,” and “Carmen.”