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Un ballo in maschera: “Eri tu”

Vienna State Opera gala; Miguel Gomez Martinez, conductor. 1979.

Rigoletto: “Cortigiani vil razza dannata”

Concert performance.

Pagliacci: “Si puo”

The Metropolitan Opera; James Levine, conductor. 1978.

About Sherrill

Sherrill Milnes is universally acclaimed as the foremost operatic baritone of his generation. With his powerful voice, commanding stage presence and rugged handsomeness, he achieved the kind of adulation that is usually reserved for tenors. He sang over 650 performances at the Met, where he was honored with sixteen new productions, seven opening nights, and ten national telecasts. As a leading artist in all of the world’s great opera houses, Mr. Milnes performed and recorded with the likes of Domingo, Pavarotti, Caballé, Sutherland, Sills, Horne, Price, and Tebaldi. He is the winner of three Grammy Awards, and the most recorded American singer of his time. In 2008 he received the Opera News Award for Distinguished Achievement.

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Savannah VOICE Festival on sale

August 5 – 27, 2017

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Founded by Sherrill Milnes and Maria Zouves as part of the Sherrill Milnes VOICE programs, the Savannah VOICE Festival celebrates its fifth season this August with three weeks of opera, musical theater and song! The Festival brings artists from around the world to the Hostess City with the mission of providing quality vocal music to Savannah and continuing the legacy of great singing.

This season, themed [email protected], features the comedic operas of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Rossini’s The Barber of Seville as its centerpieces. Audiences can attend a “prelude” performance of Shave and a Haircut, a show by Festival Director Maria Zouves that introduces the Festival operas’ main characters.

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What’s it like to grow up on a small farm in Illinois only to find yourself, some 20 years later, performing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House? And then to travel the world, singing in historic theaters from La Scala in Milan to Vienna, Paris, London, and beyond? Sherrill Milnes tells all in this completely updated, first-time-in-paperback edition of his very successful biography.

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Upcoming Events

  • 4Aug 2017

    Exclusive Preview: Ching’s Anna Hunter

    Savannah Davenport House Museum

    VOICE Society Member Only Event
    Before its premiere in November and before the Festival launches, go back in time while getting the early ‘scoop’ on the women who changed the future, through the past and its preservation.
    WANT TO ATTEND AND NOT A VOICE SOCIETY MEMBER? JOIN TODAY. All society memberships are a separate transaction from ticket sales and should be done before purchasing any VS exclusive events.

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  • 5Aug 2017

    “Shave and a Haircut”, a Prelude to the Barber

    Savannah Asbury Memorial UMC

    To launch the 2017 Festival themed “Funny at Five”, your Festival Director, Maria Zouves, has built a show to introduce this season’ s gems: “The Barber of Seville” and “The Marriage of Figaro”, two classical comedies based on the Beaumarchais brilliant plays.
    Sponsored by Mrs. Toby Hollenberg

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  • 7Aug 2017

    Death, by Aria II

    Savannah Westin Savannah Harbor Ballroom
    This introductory night continues as you meet & hear all the Artists of the Milnes VOICE Programs.
    Sponsored by Jan & Sam Durham

    *SPECIAL DEATH, BY ARIA DINNER PACKAGE: $100.00 for both concerts and buffet dinner.

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