We are excited to announce the arrival of Muzika! The Grand Strand Music Festival with over 30 phenomenal performances in The Grand Strand!

Performances will include fully-staged operas, musical theater productions, choral-orchestral performances, Broadway selections, voice recitals, chamber performances, and a Master Artists Concert Series featuring internationally-recognized artists.

The performances will feature phenomenal singers and The Varna International Orchestra, which is led by internationally-renowned principal players from the Metropolitan Opera and top-level musicians from throughout the country, under the baton of Metropolitan Opera conductor: Maestro Gregory Buchalter.

Muzika! is expected to draw large audiences to the area & we invite you to join us on the Grand Strand as Together we Grow!




Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, Puccini (fully-staged orchestral performances)
July 20, 21 & 22, 2022

Conductor:
Maestro Gregory Buchalter, The Metropolitan Opera

Stage Director:
Dale Morehouse, University Missouri-Kansas City



Carmen, Bizet (fully-staged orchestral performances)
July 27, 28 & 29, 2022

Conductor:
Maestro Gregory Buchalter, The Metropolitan Opera

Stage Director:
Kathryn Frady, Marble City Opera



The Master Artists Concert Series
July 6, 2022

Metropolitan Opera Artist
Billy Hunter, Trumpet
Anna Stotcheva, Piano



The Master Artists Concert Series
July 10, 2022

Metropolitan Opera Singer
Amy Shoremount-Obra, Soprano
Christopher Dooley, Piano



The Master Artists Concert Series
July 25, 2022

Metropolitan Opera Artist
Pedro Diaz, Oboe and English Horn
Vanguel Tangarov, Clarinet
Ekaterina Tangarova, Piano