Olga Perez Flora Stars in the Vocal Artistry Art Song Festival 2023

By Afton Wooten
(Photo credit: New Mexico Philharmonic)

The Vocal Artistry Art Song Festival has announced it lineup for 2023.

On day one there are vocal artistry, young artist and music education performances, followed by a young artist masterclass led by Lynn Helding. Mezzo-soprano Olga Perez Flora takes the stage with pianist Kayo Iwama in the “Canzonette Italiane Concert.”

Performance Date: November 17, 2023

High school and middle school performances, collaborative concerts, and masterclasses are next. Lynn Helding and Blake Wilson lead a lecture titled “From Memory Palaces to Neural Pathways: Training the Singer’s Memory for Performance.”

Performance Date: November 18, 2023

Closing the festival is the final awards concert.

Performance Date: November 19, 2023