EVENTS

  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera presents Vincenzo Bellini’s opera, Norma, on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Note, this opera features verismo styled passion, both in lyric and music. Stage Director Evelyn La Quaif directs the complex opera.  Also, Maestra Lucy Arner […]

  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera premieres one of Giacomo Puccini’s most intense dramas, Turandot, on Sunday, April 22, 2018.  With direction by Evelyn La Quaif, a live orchestra accompanies the principal singers and the chorus.  Under Principal Conductor Lucy Arner, the Verismo Opera Orchestra performs Giacomo Puccini’s most famous arias and duets. Chorus […]

  • Bring your acting expertise to the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s stage. The company is casting supernumerary roles for non-singing, non-speaking supplementary parts. Roles are being cast for ghosts and people to appear in a crowd in the grand production of Turandot on Sunday, April 22 at the Bergen Performing Arts Center. Men, ages […]

  •   Lucy Arner, Principal Conductor/Music Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, presents the operalogue, Opera for Everyone. Afterward, enjoy a concert of artists singing arias in the styles of the greatest music the world has ever heard. Location:  Institute of New Dimensions (IND), 156 Forest Avenue Paramus, New Jersey (in the Central […]

  • Singers, submit an application to audition with the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Chorus.  Auditions are open to professional, amateur, and retired male and female singers.  Download an application here. Audition Dates: January 17, 24, & 31, 2018 Location:  44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey Audition Requirements Male singers, representing all vocal ranges […]

  • New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s 29th Annual International Vocal Competition Application Deadline: October 31, 2017 Vocal Competition.  Early Bird Application Fee: $55 through July 31, 2017 Application Fee: $75 beginning August 1, 2017 Preliminary & Final Auditions The preliminary and final auditions take place at Nola Studios, located at 250 West 54th Street, 11th Floor, […]

  • The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), presents Giacomo Puccini’s TOSCA on October 15, 2017.  Verismo Opera returns to bergenPAC to present this dramatic love story of longing, lust, murder, and suicide  No wonder Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca tops the popularity charts! With direction by […]

  • Singers, submit an application to audition with the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Chorus.  Auditions are open to professional, amateur, and retired male and female singers. Audition Date: September 13, 2017 Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Location:  44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey Audition Requirements Male singers, representing all vocal ranges and […]

  • Singers, submit an application to perform with the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Chorus.  Auditions are open to professional, amateur, and retired male and female singers. Dates: Auditions take place on Wednesdays, August 23 and 30 and September 13, 2017. Audition Location:  44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey Audition Requirements Male singers, representing […]

  • August 21, 2017

    Event: New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Concert Location: Atrium Post Acute Care Park Ridge Address: 120 Noyes Drive, Park Ridge, NJ Enjoy a concert performed by Verismo Opera’s finest singers.  Hear arias, songs from Broadway shows, and zarzuelas. Open to the public. Cost: Free

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