Astoria, Multiple Venues
June 14-June 30, 2013
The Astoria Music Festival celebrates its Eleventh Anniversary featuring over 90 professional performers and students performing opera, symphonic and chamber music as well as educational events in and around the historic City of Astoria. Artistic Director Keith Clark has assembled an international artists repertoire. Among the most active summer musical events in the Northwest, the Festival sponsors educational and cultural outreach activities and maintains an Apprenticeship Program for advanced students of music.
Celebrating the Bicentennials of the births of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, operatic performances will include concert highlights from Verdi’s OTELLO and Act I from Wagner’s DIE WALKŪRE. Performers include Metropolitan Opera veterans Allan Glassman, Ruth Ann Swenson, Richard Zeller, and Juliana Gondek.