English Opera Icon Rosalind Plowright, OBE Joins PSN18 Faculty!
Rosalind Plowright as Marfa in Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina
with Welsh National Opera, 2007
Classical Movements is pleased to announce that internationally celebrated soprano Rosalind Plowright , OBE will join the faculty of our 2018 Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival . Miss Plowright is a 40-year veteran of the world's leading opera houses, having mastered many high-profile roles: Medée , Alceste , Norma , etc. Apropos, this summer, the spinto soprano will work with participants on dramatic interpretation and audition techniques.
Mark Your Calendars: PSN18 Live Audition Tour
PSN17 : The troubled Countess ( Laura Basse , soprano) reflects, while Susanna
( Ahyoung Jeong , soprano) and The Count ( Taeeun Moon , baritone) look on
Interested in joining us in both Prague and Tábor this summer? This January and February , Prague Summer Nights Artistic Director John Nardolillo and Festival Director Chris Shiley will be in nine cities and college towns across America, auditioning skilled vocalists , instrumentalists , conductors , coaching apprentices , stage directors and arts administrators .
Chicago : Sat, Jan. 20 | Northwestern University
Ann Arbor : Sun, Jan. 21 | University of Michigan
New York : Sat, Feb. 3 | New York University
Bloomington : Wed, Feb. 7 | Indiana University
Phoenix : Fri, Feb. 9 | Arizona State University
College Park : Fri, Feb. 9 | University of Maryland
Tucson : Sat, Feb. 10 | University of Arizona
Los Angeles : Sun, Feb. 11 | University of Southern California
Lexington : Sun, Feb. 18 | University of Kentucky
Apply by Friday , December 15 for a reduced fee of $35 .
Meet Your PSN18 Vocal Coaches:
Scott Rednour serves on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music. Collaborating with leading recital artists in New York, he's taught and coached at Juilliard, Chautauqua, Spokane Opera, Skyline Opera and American Opera Projects. 
Justina Lee serves on the faculty at the University of Maryland. Principal coach of Maryland Opera Studio, she's coached for the Met, Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera, as well as Glimmerglass, Wolf Trap and Castleton.
Professor at the University of Michigan, Dr. Timothy Cheek is Music Director of UM's Opera Workshop. A Czech specialist, he's authored books on Dvořák’s  Rusalka , Smetana’s  Bartered Bride , Janáček’s libretti, as well as lyric diction and vocal repertoire.
Professor at the Prague State Conservatory and Academy of Music, Dr. Jelena Nosková has been lead coach at the Czech National Theater for the past 25 years. She returns to PSN for her third summer, working with students as a vocal clinician in Prague and Tábor.
Even More Praise for PSN17:
" Without a doubt, this third edition shows that PSN is a well-established program, generating proven results
with a very clear future ahead. "
—Alejandro Martínez, Platea Magazine

"The Prague Summer Nights

program was founded as a way

to develop young artists from

all over in one of the

musical centers on the planet—


—Francisco Salazar , Operawire

"...the pleasure of discovering future

great performers and Prague,

for so many reasons."

—Maurice Salles , Forum Opera
See for Yourself...
Watch singer and pedagogue Rosalind Plowright perform "Casta Diva" from Bellini 's Norma with English National Opera at a special concert for the Earle of Harewood .
For full details, visit PragueSummerNights.com .
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