Verismo Opera in Concert

Sunday, August 19th at 2 PM at the Fort Lee Public Library Verismo Opera returns to Fort Lee, New Jersey! Hear the company’s finest singers perform in concert at the Fort Lee Public Library, located at 320 Main Street in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Open to the public. Free. Photo Credit: Marilyn Monsanto

Bergen County Resident Performs in Verismo Opera’s ‘Turandot’

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announces tenor Giovanni Simone of Bergen County, New Jersey will perform the Emperor in the company's grand production of Giacomo Puccini's last opera, Turandot.  The opera will be performed on April 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, located at 30 North Van Brunt… Continue reading Bergen County Resident Performs in Verismo Opera’s ‘Turandot’

Verismo Opera Opens 2018 Bring the Family to the Opera in March

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), resumes in March the Bring the Family to the Opera initiative.  This well-received program introduces children and the extended family to live, fully staged performances of grand opera, as the composer intended. On March 8, 9, and… Continue reading Verismo Opera Opens 2018 Bring the Family to the Opera in March

Bring the Family to the Opera

From Italy to China, the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's 2017-2018 season spans the globe with performances of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca and Turandot. On Sunday, October 15, 2017, Verismo Opera brings to the stage again Puccini's Tosca set in Italy with Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa’s libretto in four acts based upon Victorien Sardou’s… Continue reading Bring the Family to the Opera

Singers, Learn Your Craft

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), invites singers to audition for the Verismo Opera Chorus.  Artistic Director Lucine Amara announces professional, amateur, and retired male and female singers may audition for the Verismo Opera Chorus. Auditions take place on Wednesdays, August 23 and… Continue reading Singers, Learn Your Craft

Tosca Auditions

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's Artistic Director Lucine Amara invites soloists in all vocal categories to audition for solo roles in the professional opera company’s 2017 production of Tosca.  New Jersey residents are encouraged to apply. Open auditions will be held on Tuesday, June 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 pm and Thursday, June… Continue reading Tosca Auditions

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s Bring the Family to the Opera Begins in March

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), resumes in March the Bring the Family to the Opera initiative. This well-received program introduces children and the extended family to live, fully staged performances of grand opera as the composer intended. On March 9, 10, and… Continue reading New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s Bring the Family to the Opera Begins in March

Winners Announced

Winners Named in New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's 28th Annual International Vocal Competition The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announced the winners and the finalists selected in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's 28th Annual International Vocal Competition.  Soprano Zhanna Alkhazova received first place and a $2,000 award.  Baritone SeokJong Baek was… Continue reading Winners Announced

Open House: An Afternoon of Aida

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), will hold its annual winter Open House on Saturday, January 14, 2017.  The annual event will be held at 44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey at 2:00 p.m.  In the event of inclement weather,… Continue reading Open House: An Afternoon of Aida