Archive for 'Opera'

Timely Content, Timeless Music – Montclair State University Opera Workshop: Crime—and Punishment?

Timely Content, Timeless Music – Montclair State University Opera Workshop: Crime—and Punishment?

December 05, 2017—On December 9, Montclair State University presents “Crime—and Punishment?” a workshop performance by students featuring opera excerpts from four seemingly very different operas. [...]

Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with Opera at Rutgers

Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with Opera at Rutgers

November 15, 2017—Did you know that Beethoven wrote an opera? Just one opera in his 56-year life, despite composing a slew of other works. And this weekend, Opera at Rutgers presents [...]

“Quixote” at Peak Performances

“Quixote” at Peak Performances

March 16, 2017—The New York Times has called Amy Beth Kirsten “wondrously eclectic.” The New Haven-based composer and librettist has a new work, “Quixote,” created with director Mark DeChiazza and the [...]

“The Barber of Seville” at Boheme Opera: Cue Famous Music, Hilarity and Happily-Ever-After

“The Barber of Seville” at Boheme Opera: Cue Famous Music, Hilarity and Happily-Ever-After

January 24, 2017—BONJ presents Rossini’s hilarious "The Barber of Seville" in a semi-staging sung in English, featuring a rising-star cast, members of the Boheme Opera Orchestra and Men’s Chorus. [...]

A New Irish Opera, “Hunger”

A New Irish Opera, “Hunger”

November 16, 2016—“Hunger” is a new work based on old Irish songs and first-hand accounts of Ireland’s Great Famine of 1845-1852. It’s an opera in the sense that it tells a [...]

The Ultimate Whodunit — Light Opera of New Jersey Presents “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

The Ultimate Whodunit — Light Opera of New Jersey Presents “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

July 05, 2016—Complete the tale that Charles Dickens never finished. It's up to you to decide who's the murderer! There'll be plenty of audience participation and a surprise ending every [...]

“Peter Grimes” from the Princeton Festival

“Peter Grimes” from the Princeton Festival

June 14, 2016—The Princeton Festival presents Benjamin Britten’s "Peter Grimes" on June 18 and June 23, in conjunction with multiple free lectures on the subject material. [...]

The Princeton Festival 2015

The Princeton Festival 2015

June 04, 2015—The month of June means The Princeton Festival, with an eclectic range of performances ranging from a cappella jazz ensembles (West Side 5 and The Tribunes) to opera (“The [...]

Boheme Opera NJ Brings Enduring “La Bohème” to TCNJ’s Kendall Theater

Boheme Opera NJ Brings Enduring “La Bohème” to TCNJ’s Kendall Theater

April 23, 2015—Set in modern day, featuring digital sets and projected English supertitles, this production of Puccini's timeless love story proves that opera doesn’t have to be stuffy. [...]

Westminster Opera Theatre – Boldly Going Where Few Have Gone Before

Westminster Opera Theatre – Boldly Going Where Few Have Gone Before

December 02, 2014—On Friday and Saturday Dec. 5 and 6, Westminster Opera Theatre will present Haydn’s science-fiction comic opera “Il Mondo della Luna” at Princeton High School. [...]