La Fiamma

Academy of Vocal Arts


The Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) produced the Philadelphia premiere of Ottorino Respighi's rarely performed 1934 opera La Fiamma (The Flame). Two performances with a full orchestra conducted by Maestro Christofer Macatsoris were presented at the Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater, featuring AVA resident artists, including soprano Angela Meade, baritone Christopher Bolduc, tenors Taylor Stayton and Bryan Hymel, and bass Ben Wager.