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SAVANNAH VOICE FESTIVAL TO HOST MULTIPLE PRODUCTIONS AT THE CHARLES H. MORRIS CENTER

SAVANNAH, GA – July 22, 2021 – The Savannah VOICE Festival (SVF) is partnering with The Charles H. Morris Center for its ninth season to present an impressive week of productions happening Live during the final week of the festival, August 18-20. At The Morris Center, you can look forward to various genres of music with the productions of “FEMME”, “FLASHBACK”, “LIVE”, and “ROCK”.

Each performance will have two showings, the first showing will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and the final showing at 8 p.m. Standard admission to each performance is $27.50 and premium admission is $45, which includes access to a reception following the performance.

Directed by Festival favorite, Jessica Fishenfeld, FEMME is scheduled at The Morris Center for Tuesday, August 17. Guests will enjoy familiar opera arias and scenes with a new twist, while discovering music by women composers. The 6 p.m. showing was graciously sponsored by Elliott C. Bardsley in memory of Marilyn Bardsley and the 8 p.m. showing was sponsored by Nancy Cunningham, in memory of Rev. Augustine W. Cunningham, O.S.B.

Enjoy the FLASHBACK performance on August 18. This event highlights the best of the eighth virtual season of Savannah VOICE Festival. Join the on-screen stars of the Stay-at-Home season as they relive the performances you loved in a new live format. The 6 p.m. showing is graciously sponsored by Carlton & Nancy S. Sheets and the 8 p.m. showing was sponsored by Toby Hollenberg.

The last event as the Morris Center will be on Thursday, August 19. will be LIVE. A year of online streaming burst past the computer screens into the Morris Center as the artists celebrate Savannah VOICE Festival LIVE! With artist you know and love, along with the new faces of Season Nine, don’t miss the passion and legacy of great opera, hosted by globally acclaimed baritone Sherill Milnes. This production is graciously sponsored Dr. Garry & Susan Spector.

Savannah VOICE Festival artists are accompanied by the Elite Party Band for a night of your favorite radio hits. This event will showcase the SVF artists’ versatility with classic rock performances from popular 80s classics. ROCK is scheduled at The Morris Center for Friday, Aug. 20. The 6pm showing was graciously sponsored by Audiology & Hearing Aid Associates and Norburg Chiropractic and Wellness Center and the 8 pm showing was sponsored by Winston Willis.

“Our goal with the festival was to showcase a variety of music that wasn’t just opera. Our ninth season lineup at The Charles H. Morris Center is exquisite,” said SVF Executive Director Maria Zouves. “We are so thankful to Charles H. Morris and the Center for partnering with the Savannah VOICE Festival for our ninth season.”

For a full lineup of all Savannah VOICE Festival concerts, performances, master classes and other events, to join the VOICE Society, or to purchase tickets to any of the Morris Center and other events, please call 855.766.7372, email info@savannahvoicefestival.org or visit www.savannahvoicefestival.org

Savannah VOICE Festival is a 501(c) 3 tax exempt nonprofit arts organization in the state of Georgia. The Festival brings classical vocal excellence to the Savannah area through a two-week celebration of concerts, events, and educational presentations during the month of August and throughout the year. Focusing on arts awareness and audience development in the performing arts, it offers music from opera, musical theatre, and popular song. The Savannah VOICE Festival is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly. GCA is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Donations are tax-deductible.

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