National Opera Association

65th Annual National Conference 2020

"Opera Rocks"

Hilton Downtown CLE

Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music Institutional Host

In collaboration with The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Monday, February, 4 - Friday, February 8, 2019

Featuring renowned American composer Libby Larsen.

David Bamberger (Founder of Cleveland Opera and Former Director of Opera Cleveland Institute of Music) will be honored with NOA's highest award, a Lifetime Achievement Award, and Howard Watkins will receive the "Lift Every Voice" Legacy Award at the banquet on Saturday, Jan. 11.

Cleveland Opera Theater will present the Cleveland premiere of Evan Mack and Joshua McGuire's new opera The Ghosts of Gatsby, 1st place winner of the 2019 National Opera Association (NOA) Dominick Argento Chamber Opera Competition

in a co-production between Baldwin Wallace Conservatory and Cleveland Opera Theater.

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