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The Savannah Voice Festival is Coming in August

July 5th, 2013 by Teresa Jacobson

Screen Shot 2013-07-03 at 1.51.59 PMDo you like opera? The Savannah Voice Festival is coming in August as part of the national VoicExperience musical programs.

Visit Savannah August 3-17, 2013 for a festival of great singing through opera and song, the Savannah Voice Festival. Stay with us!

Legendary Baritone and most recorded American singer of all time, Sherrill Milnes brings his legend and his artistic excellence to The Savannah VOICE Festival and, yet again, like in the Savannah Film Festival, our city is crawling with movie stars and because it’s a smaller city – you have the opportunity to meet them.

You won’t believe all the cool stuff that’s happening at the festival, but, as always, we’re bringing you the details, in as quick and fun way as possible.

At Azalea Inn & Garden, we believe that life is more about the plans and less about the planning so in addition to making you the most yummy breakfasts and all that other good stuff that makes us a top-rated B&B in Savannah, we’re here to help with your planning when you stay with us!

Here’s a rundown of the Savannah Voice Festival Events…

Saturday, August 3rd – Death by Aria – Parts I & II

Westin Savannah Harbor – 3pm & 6:30pm – $15
Meet the artists of the Savannah Voice Festival with a
wonderful selection of arias and songs – in two parts.


Sunday, August 4 – Music Out of a Hat: A Game Show

Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church – 3pm – $15

Test your musical knowledge in a concert of audience engagement,fun prizes and singing excitement!
Monday, August 5th Sherrill Milnes Master Class

The Westin Savannah Harbor – 6:30pm – FREE
America’s most famous baritone and VOICE’s artistic director
works with singers as they perform and make discoveries
about their art.


Tuesday, August 6th – An Evening of Sacred Music
First Presbyterian Church – 6:30pm – $15
Enjoy beautiful voices, singing some of the greatest liturgical
and spiritual works in an inspiring setting.


Thursday, August 8th – Movie Night: PUCCINI’S TOSCA
Savannah Arts Academy Auditorium – 6:30pm – FREE

Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie version of one of opera’s most beloved movies, with pre & post movie insights from Sherrill Milnes.


The Westin Savannah Harbor – 8pm – $55 (VS members only)
VOICExperience presents an elegant night at the opera with a
sneak peek into the 2013 Savannah Philharmonic Season’s
opera production followed by an opportunity to meet the
artists at a post performance reception.


The Westin Savannah Harbor – 10am – $20 for participants
High school aged singers spend a unique coaching day with
the legendary Sherrill Milnes and then perform for an
audience of family and friends in a FREE showcase.


Sunday, August 11th -“Listen to My Heart”; the music of David Friedman
Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church – 3pm – $15
With multi-platinum recordings, Broadway shows, Disney
Animated Films, Television scores, and a teaching and
lecturing career that spans the nation, Friedman presents his
inspirational show about life and love sung with classical


Tuesday, August 13th- American Music Concert
First Presbyterian Church – 6:30pm – $15
The extraordinary talent of American musical director/pianist
Dan Gettinger and festival artists are presented in an evening
of American musical traditions from Broadway, opera and


Thursday, August 15th – Tito Capobianco Master Class
Savannah Arts Academy Auditorium – 6:30pm – FREE
One of opera’s greatest stage directors and the founder of the
Julliard Opera Center shares his insights and creativity with
festival singers.


Saturday, August 17th – FESTIVAL FINALE: A Grand Night for Singing
Christ Church, Savannah – 6:30pm $25
The Savannah Voice Festival comes to a close with a
wonderful concert of music from all genres.


You can buy all your tickets to the Savannah Voice festival here. The VoicExperience is dedicated to the quality, integrity and perpetuation of the vocal arts it its very highest level through programs for career seeking artists. VoicExperience provides performance and study opportunities for singers while creating outreach of opera and musical theatre to the communities of the world. We’re so excited they’re bringing song to Savannah, and hope you can bring yourself here right quick!

Azalea Inn and Gardens, a Savannah GA bed and breakfast inn, invites you to reserve your room today and begin enjoying the best experiences in our city, which Travel + Leisure Magazine acclaimed as a “World’s Best City.”

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