Beatrice et Benedict

Academy of Vocal Arts


The Academy of Vocal Arts' performance of notable French composer and conductor Hector Berlioz's final opera, Beatrice et Benedict, featured sopranos Evelyn Pollock and Ariya Sawadivong, mezzo-sopranos Jennifer Hsiung and Elspeth Kincaid, and tenor Stephen Costello. Founded in 1934, the Academy of Vocal Arts provides tuition-free vocal training and opera experience to talented young singers.