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HOT’s Orvis Opera Studio Live in Concert with Maestro Tim Shaindlin

The HOT Orvis Opera Studio: Live in Concert with Maestro Timothy Shaindlin

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Honolulu, Hawaii – Hawaii Opera Theatre (HOT) presents the HOT Orvis Opera Studio: Live in Concert with Maestro Timothy Shaindlin, on August 6, 2016, at the Sacred Hearts Academy Chapel. This free event is offered by of HOT’s Education Department.

Singers from the Mae Z. Orvis Opera Studio will perform in this free concert featuring opera arias and other classical music favorites led by Maestro Timothy Shaindlin.  The event is the culmination of the singers’ work, after two weeks spent with Maestro Shaindlin.

Maestro Timothy Shaindlin has been on the faculty of the Yale School of Music since 2008 and has served on the music staffs of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington National Opera, San Diego Opera, and multiple world-renowned companies. Mr. Shaindlin has played in classes and coachings for some of world’s most beloved voices including such artists as Joan Sutherland, Birgit Nilsson, Luciano Pavarotti, and Frederica von Stade, who Stade returns to HOT next Spring in Jake Heggie’s modern opera, Three Decembers.

In addition to his work as a Coach and Teacher, Mr. Shaindlin has had engagements on the podium with the Wolf Trap Opera Festival and Chicago Opera Theatre. He most recently conducted HOT’s production of The Mikado (2014), which performed for audiences in Honolulu and on Maui.

Founded in 1998 by HOT’s Artistic Director, Henry Akina, the Mae Z. Orvis Opera Studio provides training and performance experiences, with classes and seminars in movement, musical style, language, repertoire coaching and vocal master classes. The Studio is home to some of Hawaii’s finest vocal talent. Members of the studio have gone on to be cast in HOT performances and productions around the world, most notably international star Baritone Quinn Kelsey, who thrilled audiences this past June with his performance in Verdi’s Rigoletto in Concert.

The HOT Orvis Opera Studio: Live in Concert with Timothy Shaindlin will be held on August 6, 2016, starting at 7:00pm. Doors to the public will open at 6:30pm.

Both on street and limited parking are available at Sacred Hearts Academy. Please call 808-596-7372 to RSVP.

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