27th Anniversary Season

Welcome to Central Jersey’s opera family!  We love the music, the voices, the stories, the characters, the spectacle and the world behind the stages of opera theater.  Let Boheme Opera NJ transport you to somewhere exotic, mystical, magical, provocative, passionate, poignant or just plain fun – discover regional opera at its best!

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Make your 2016 tax deductible contribution today. Join our Spring 2016 Appeal – it’s easy and so greatly appreciated!  Just click on the PayPal link below, and in minutes, you will help support our important programming – thank you!

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Celebrate the completion of Boheme’s 27th Season with Dinner & an Evening of Light Opera & Broadway at Diamonds of Pennington!

Wednesday, June 22 at 6:00pm                                   Diamonds of Pennington                                                     25 Route 31 South                                              Pennington, NJ  08534

Starring:

Soprano Michele Sexton, Former Miss New Jersey, Just back from Hawaii Opera Tenor Luke Grooms, Met artist and Piangi on tour in Phantom of the Opera               Baritone Darik Knutsen, Recent Carnegie Hall debut, Just released first solo album

Gather in the Diamonds Sapphire Room for a wonderful mid-week break with a sumptuous dinner and comfortable ambience. Dinner includes:
Italian House Salad, Penne Pasta with Diamond’s Marinara Sauce with imported Romano Cheese, Choice of entree — Broiled Tilapia in lemon wine sauce, Chicken cutlet sauteed with marsala wine and fresh mushrooms or Eggplant Parmigiana, followed by special homemade dessert, Lavazza Coffee, Shangri La Tea, Iced Tea and Soda

$75 per person ($37.50 tax deductible)              Cash Bar

Please send reservation checks payable to Boheme Opera NJ, PO Box 4157, Trenton, NJ 08610 in order to claim your seats!  Additionally, provide us with your choice of entree(s). There will be an email confirmation of your reservation(s).  Thank you for your support!

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BOHEME OPERA COMPLETES 27TH SEASON

Fall 2015 featured new semi-staging of Strauss’s Die Fledermaus.

Die Fledermaus Out In Jersey Review

Audience comments about Die Fledermaus

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Spring 2016 brought a sizzling fully-staged production of Bizet’s fiery Carmen to the main stage.

Carmen.TownTopics.Review

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Stay informed about Boheme Opera’s free community programming on its Public Outreach page. There’s something for everyone.  More events to be announced.

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If you were there…

Our Annual Gala on October 24, 2015 at the beautiful Mercer Oaks Golf Course and Catering in Princeton Junction, NJ was a wonderful success.   It was a very special evening to kick off our Spanish-themed season with our FANTASIA DE ESPAÑA, celebrating our new fiery production of Georges Bizet’s CARMEN!

Our gala honoree was WWFM The Classical Network, 2014 Recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Radio Broadcast Award.

The highlight of the event was a memorable Flamenco Trio performance, featuring nationally-known guitarist Cristian Puig, dancer Marilia Quevedo from Argentina and dancer Elisabet Torras Aguilera from Spain.

We applaud our 27th Season Gala Sponsors and Donors, who helped to make our October 24, 2015 event so unique and memorable!

GRANADA SPONSOR:  Haldeman Lexus

SEVILLE SPONSORS:

  • Church Brick
  • Jim & Lynne Faridy
  • Dominick & Marianne Mazzagetti
  • Pisauro, Levy & Palumbo
  • David & Helen Steinberg
  • Joseph & Mary Zalescik
  • Italian American National Hall of Fame – Cav. Carl H. Carabelli, President

TOREADOR DONORS:

  • Dr. Frank Campo & Vivien Pepe
  • Susan Gleeksman
  • Jeffrey B. Hill
  • Samuel & Jacqueline Lenox
  • Mercadien
  • Mary Kay and Charles Metcalf
  • Howard & Tina Zogott

______________________________________________________________________  More outreach events than ever.  Visit our “Public Outreach” page to find out what free events will attract you and your friends to our 28th Anniversary Season.  Discover the amazing world of opera and meet the next generation of opera artists and professionals!

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A Proud Look Back at our Milestone 25th!

Our 25th Anniversary Season was quite exciting, with our largest audiences since 2009, expanded outreach activity that took us to several new venues in Central New Jersey and Bucks County, and continued exploration into virtual design and animation on our main stage.

We brought a celebration of Verdi’s 200th Birthday to Princeton’s Richardson Auditorium.

Our Reunion Operathon, featuring 13 main stage artists from Boheme Opera’s history with live-broadcast and commentary by WWFM The Classical Network, was one of the most unique events to be seen and heard in the region in years.

Our LA TRAVIATA attracted the largest audiences since we moved our productions to Kendall Main Stage Theatre on the campus of The College of New Jersey. Here were some highlights:

  • Spectacular Principal Cast
  • Exciting performances by Boheme Opera Orchestra and Chorus
  • Cinematic Digital Set Design and Animation
  • State-of-the-Art Lighting
  • Original Costumes, Makeup and Choreography
  • Updating of characterization to give a new “fashionista” look at the legendary Violetta Valery and her world

We succeeded in our first Kickstarter fundraising effort last season, entitled Virtual Stages: Boheme Opera NJ’s New Vision, reaching and surpassing our goal on July 6, 2014.  We thank the Kickstarter community and our backers for their support and belief in the project.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2087185999/virtual-stages-boheme-opera-njs-new-vision?ref=email

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  SILVER SEASON SPONSORS:

   www.myinvestorsbank.com

www.stark-stark.com

STARK & STARK

ATTORNEYS AT LAW

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Funding for Boheme Opera NJ programs is made possible in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.

 

                                

Boheme Opera NJ is a proud member of ArtPride New Jersey, MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce and Northern Burlington Regional Chamber of Commerce.

 

                                    

  

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