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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announces the company has received a grant award from the Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Freeholders awarded more than $86,000 in grants for local arts groups in Bergen County, New Jersey. New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s Treasurer, […]

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  • New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera launches the 2016 summer concert series featuring principal artists performing romantic arias from the world’s most famous operas and Broadway tunes.  The concerts are free and open to the public. Concert Schedule Thursday, July 7. 7:00 p.m. Tenafly Davis-Johnson Park. 137 Engle Street. Tenafly, New Jersey. In the event […]

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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s Artistic Director, Lucine Amara, invites singers in all vocal categories to audition for roles in the professional opera company’s traditional productions of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto and Aida. New Jersey residents are encouraged to apply. Solo roles are available in the company’s productions of Rigoletto and Aida. Open auditions […]

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  • Artistic Director Lucine Amara invites vocalists of all ages worldwide to apply now to the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s 28th Annual International Vocal Competition. The early bird registration deadline is July 31, 2016. Preliminary auditions will take place in 2016 on November 7, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., November 9 from 6:00 p.m. […]

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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera presented Rita Tonitto with its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, at the company’s production of La Gioconda at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Tonitto was recognized for 25 years of volunteer service and contributions to the organization and opera. During that time, she […]

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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera debuts Amilcare Ponchielli’s magnificent work, La Gioconda, replete with complex plots and intrigue, on Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), located at 30 North Van Brunt Street, in Englewood, New Jersey. “Verismo Opera’s La Gioconda is overflowing with human passions–real life protagonists […]

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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announces three winners and five finalists were selected in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s 27th Annual International Vocal Competition. Baritone Sol Jin from Fort Lee, New Jersey received first place and a $2,000 award. Baritone Emmett O’Hanlon from Manhasset, New York, was awarded second place and […]

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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s 27th season is replete with the grandeur of traditional opera. On March 10, the company’s Bring the Family to the Opera initiative resumes its special ticket rates to see and enjoy the new productions of Amilcare Ponchelli’s rarely seen La Gioconda on April 17 and Giuseppe Verdi’s timeless […]

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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), is holding open casting calls for supernumerary roles. Supernumeraries will appear in the company’s spring production of Amilcare Ponchielli’s La Gioconda on Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m. in Englewood, New Jersey.  Also known as supers, supernumeraries […]

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  • Love, seduction, jealousy, vengeance, and death all come together in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s 2016 season presentations of grand, traditional opera at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC). During 2016, Verismo Opera, the house opera company of bergenPAC, will present Amilcare Ponchielli’s La Gioconda and Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto. Verismo Opera begins the […]

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