BAVA
Concert archive

Below is a complete list of our past performances, as well as PDFs of our concert programs.

 
 
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A Cinderella Story

May 17, 2018, 6:30pm
May 19, 2018, 7:00pm

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

Bay Area Vocal Academy ends its season with an original retelling of the Cinderella story, full of intrigue, romance, humor, and fairytale magic. You'll hear from all the characters you know from the classic story as they sing music by Massenet, Rossini, Brahms, Viardot, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Goldrich & Heisler, and Stephen Sondheim. Opera, art song, and musical theater sung by the great voices of tomorrow weave a powerful tale!

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A BAVA Christmas 2017

December 9, 2017 7:00pm
December 10, 2017 4:00pm

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

Bay Area Vocal Academy kicks off its public concert season with two sparkling holiday performances. The BAVA Artists will perform selections and scenes from Handel’s Messiah, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, and more. These talented vocalists—many of whom are headed off to study music at universities or conservatories next year—have spent the fall building stage presence, acting skills, vocal power, and the confidence of seasoned classical recitalists and opera singers. Their voices will thrill and inspire you, and fill you with holiday cheer!

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Alcina & Say It with Music

May 18, 2017, 6:30pm
May 20, 2017, 7:00pm

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

BAVA presents two evenings of a double-bill concert of Handel's "Alcina" and "Say It with Music," an Irving Berlin Revue. All BAVA Artists are cast in both halves of the concert, showcasing their growth over the training year, and performing to the max in opera and musical theater. The concert weaves tales of magic, betrayal, love, patriotism, and comedy into an unforgettable and entertaining whole. Join us for this not-to-be-missed season finale!

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Love Song Matinée

February 11, 2017, 3:00pm

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

Bay Area Vocal Academy's Love Song Matinée tells the tale of love in all its manifestations through the music of Debussy, Schubert, Purcell, and more. Talented young artists sing their hearts out for your Valentine's Day weekend pleasure. Join us after the concert for a reception with bites and sips and a chance to meet the singers. Give your loved ones the gift of a romantic afternoon of beautiful songs.

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A BAVA Christmas

December 17, 2016, 8:00pm

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

Bay Area Vocal Academy celebrates the most songful time of year with selections from Handel's Messiah, Bach's Christmas Oratorio, scenes from Hansel and Gretel and White Christmas, as well as many familiar carols and songs of the season. Don't miss these future stars of the opera and concert stage in a festive holiday concert!

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BAVA and Heidi Melton in Concert

October 17, 2016, 7:00pm

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

Bay Area Vocal Academy is proud to open its season with a concert featuring international soprano Heidi Melton. Described as the 'the Wagnerian voice we have been waiting for,' Ms. Melton will perform with BAVA Artists in scenes from Sweeney Todd, Albert Herring, and more. Hear talented high schoolers headed for careers in vocal music perform solos, duets, and scenes from opera and musical theater--all semi-staged. The beautifully renovated jewel of a sanctuary at BART and MUNI accessible Noe Valley Ministry will be BAVA's warmly resonant home for much of its first concert season. Come and hear Heidi Melton in her only planned Bay Area performance this season, and support BAVA's innovative mission to inspire future artists as they share the stage with international stars!

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