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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), will hold its fall Open House on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The annual event will be held at 44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey at 2:00 p.m. Open House Program Artistic Director Lucine Amara, […]

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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 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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  • 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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  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera has been nominated for the first time in the JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Opera Company. The eighth annual awards program run by Discover Jersey Arts pays tribute to the work of New Jersey’s vital, vibrant and diverse arts organizations. Art enthusiasts are invited to vote for […]

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  • Volunteers, come down to the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera. The only grand opera company in Bergen County, New Jersey invites students, professionals, retirees, and people of all ages to get involved in the organization’s programs, projects, and productions. See the creation of a grand opera. Assist with the marketing of the company’s operas […]

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  • Artistic Director Lucine Amara announces supernumerary roles are being cast to appear in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s new production of Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Verismo Opera, the house opera company, will perform at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Supernumeraries, […]

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  • A tragic opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor.   A darkly romantic tale of family honor, betrayal and madness returns to Bergen PAC for the second time in a decade. As Lucia, Korean coloratura soprano Hea-Ran Kim is “a phenomenon that must be […]

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  • Happy Birthday Lucine Amara!  Opera diva Lucine Amara, Artistic Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, celebrates on March 1 her 90th birthday and over 70 years performing on the stage. Ms. Amara debuted with the Metropolitan Opera in 1950 and sang off stage the Celestial Voice in Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlo, and […]

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