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The Lenya Competition @ 25

A series of events celebrating 25 years of the one-of-a-kind, theatrical singing contest.

29-30 April 2023, Rochester, NY USA

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  • Saturday 29 April - 10:30 am

    In Conversation: Past Competition Winners

    LLC alumni share their insights and experiences as contestants in a moderated discussion and Q&A with the audience.

    Kilbourn Hall

  • Saturday 29 April - 11:30 am

    Other Perspectives: Past and Present Judges

    Hear from a collection of final and semifinal adjudicators and coaches about the challenges, rewards, and impact of judging the competition.

    Kilbourn Hall

  • Saturday 29 April - 1:00 - 4:30 pm

    Final Round of the 2023 Competition

    Finalists each present their four-song, 15-minute program for a panel of starry judges.

    Kilbourn Hall

  • Saturday 29 April - 8:00 pm

    25th Anniversary Gala Alumni Concert and Awards Presentation for 2023 Finals

    Winners spanning the competition's 25 years return to Kilbourn Hall for a special concert of musical theater and operatic favorites, performers TBA.

    The 2023 Competition awards presentation immediately follows the concert. Come see who will take home the top prize of $25,000!

    Kilbourn Hall

  • Sunday 30 April - 2:00 pm

    Wholly Weill: Scenes from his European and American Stage Works

    Enjoy highlights from throughout Weill's career performed by Eastman School of Music students.

    Eastman School of Music

  • Throughout April

    Exhibits of LLC Highlights and Kurt Weill Manuscripts

    The Competition's legacy will be on display at the Eastman School of Music. Come see a collection of programs, photos, and other memorabilia spanning the past 25 years.

    The Sibley Music Library will present an exhibition of Kurt Weill's original manuscripts to coincide with the Lenya Competition celebrations.

All events free and open to the public.
Keep an eye on this page for further details and additional events.

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