Festival Napa Valley Volti Chorale is a 36-member chorus made up primarily of singers from Volti, one of the leading professional vocal ensembles in the United States. Under the direction of Robert Geary since its founding in 1979, Volti has a primary purpose of performing contemporary American music, and has commissioned and premiered over 100 new works.
Maestro Constantine Orbelian leads Festival Orchestra Napa and a stellar lineup of soloists in Seasons of Hope, an evening of works featuring stories of courage, sacrifice, and hope. Cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper and vocal ensemble Volti perform Lera Auerbach’s Symphony No. 6, Vessels of Light, a piece dedicated to the extraordinary heroism of Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jewish refugees during World War II.