Verismo Opera Announces 2017-18 Season

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera has announced its 2017-2018 season.

The season will include two beloved operatic works by Puccini. “Tosca” will be represented on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, followed by “Turandot,” on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Principal Conductor and Music Director Lucy Arner, will conduct “Tosca”  with General Manager/Stage Director Evelyn La Quaif directing the fully staged opera

The company is known for realistic portrayals of everyday life in its productions. “These traditional operas present realism and remain true to the original with the music, grand sets, and beautiful costumes.  Both operas introduce another generation to the magnificent splendor of complete, professional productions,” said legendary soprano Lucine Amara, Artistic Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera.

Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) in Englewood, New Jersey, presents these productions at the theatre at 3:00 p.m.



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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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