Classic – Innovative – Invigorating – Nurturing – Opera in Upstate N.Y.

A family friendly, outdoor Opera & Music Festival, every August in the Hudson Valley town of Phoenicia N.Y.

Upcoming Events


Beginning October 2022, The International Festival of the Voice will begin classes on Voice, Performance and Acting with instructors Louis Otey, Sarah Reny, Lisa Nicholas and Brian Festa
see our list of classes

Announcing future concerts and the 2023 International Festival of the Voice very soon.

Previous Shows

Tosca 2020

La Boheme 2017

Carmen 2018

Don Giovanni presented by N.Y.C. Teatro Grattacielo opera company

Hollywood in the Hills in collaboration with The Woodstock Film Festival

La Traviata presented by NYC Opera

24 Main. Cultural & Community Center

Beginning October 2022, The International Festival of the Voice will begin classes on Voice, Performance and Acting @ 24 Main

For further info and registration please visit our 24 Main page
or email

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How an arts organization thrived during covid 

Hudson Valley One (HV1)

Director Maria Todaro, made arrangements to produce the opera “with full everything” in an extraordinary format: live onstage, in front of a sea of parked cars on the former IBM site at Kingston’s Tech City.
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Opera In Upstate New York, Hudson Valley

“the Festival is a community of people that care about their town, the Hudson Valley and their neighbors, and want to better the life of all. With gratitude to all of you!
Now the shows— watching opera, or a musical, or a great concert or recital – can and should be a transformative experience. But this kind of experience can only come from certain kinds of artists.”

Louis Otey, Artistic Director, Founder

The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice
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