Archive for 'Opera'

MidAtlantic Opera Performs Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas”

MidAtlantic Opera Performs Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas”

April 29, 2014—MidAtlantic Opera's fully-staged production of Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" hits SOPAC this weekend for four performances. [...]

Boheme Opera NJ Comes Full Circle in 25th Anniversary Season with Verdi’s “La traviata”

Boheme Opera NJ Comes Full Circle in 25th Anniversary Season with Verdi’s “La traviata”

March 25, 2014—Verdi's “La traviata” was the first fully-staged work that Boheme Opera NJ mounted in its first season in 1989. CV writer Patricia Kiernan Johnson explores this popular opera and [...]

A Double Bill From Verismo Opera

A Double Bill From Verismo Opera

October 15, 2013—The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera presents two one-act operas on Sunday, October 20. The performance, taking place at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, will include Puccini's “Suor [...]

Boheme Opera Presents Gounod’s “Faust” at TCNJ:  A Faustian Bargain You’re Sure to Love

Boheme Opera Presents Gounod’s “Faust” at TCNJ: A Faustian Bargain You’re Sure to Love

April 16, 2013—Boheme Opera NJ presents Gounod’s “Faust” at TCNJ's Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21. This production of the opera, which is based on [...]

Montclair’s Peak Performances is fertile ground for Robert Wilson’s “Zinnias”

Montclair’s Peak Performances is fertile ground for Robert Wilson’s “Zinnias”

January 22, 2013—Visionary director Robert Wilson brings the one act opera “Zinnias: The Life of Clementine Hunter” to Montclair’s Peak Performances. [...]

Opera New Jersey’s 2011 Summer Season

Opera New Jersey’s 2011 Summer Season

June 21, 2011—Producer Eric Schultz chats with Richard Russell, General Director of Opera New Jersey, about the company’s 2011 summer season at McCarter Theatre in Princeton. [...]

American Masterpieces: Porgy and Bess at State Theatre.

American Masterpieces: Porgy and Bess at State Theatre.

March 29, 2010—Happy birthday, Porgy and Bess! 2010 marks the 75th anniversary of this landmark work and there are plenty of opportunities to catch it this year. And so you should! [...]

NJ State Opera’s Verdi Requiem

NJ State Opera’s Verdi Requiem

September 18, 2009—“I don’t really know anything about this piece,” Jonathan said, before we entered the Great Auditorium. “Just wait,” I replied. “If nothing else, I guarantee that you’ve heard the [...]

Opera's Appeal

Opera's Appeal

September 10, 2009—It’s funny. When I tell people I work in opera, or that I’m going to an opera performance, they do a double take and say, “Wait, sorry…did you just [...]

Opera Director John Hoomes

Opera Director John Hoomes

July 13, 2009—John Hoomes travels throughout the world directing opera. He has staged more than 75 productions. Producer Eric Schultz chatted with the veteran director in Princeton after the dress rehearsal [...]