New York City Opera to Present ‘Romance in Opera’

By Francisco Salazar

The New York City Opera is set to present Romance in Opera on Sept. 12, 2022 at the Wollman Rink in Central Park.

The concert, which marks the third of the Wollman Rink concerts, will feature stars of the New York City Opera in arias and ensembles from “La Bohème,” “Tosca,” “La Traviata,” “Roméo et Juliette,” “L’elisir d’amore,” “The Pearl Fishers,” “Pagliacci,” and “Eugene Onegin.”

The concert will feature such stars baritone Gustavo Feulien, soprano Kristin Sampson, tenor Victor Starsky, soprano Elizaveta Ulakhovich, and tenor WooYoung Yoon. New York City Opera General Director Michael Capasso will emcee the evening with music direction and piano accompaniment by Kathryn Olander.

This summer the New York City Opera has presented works in Bryant Park as well as the Phoenicia Festival.