ON TOUR IN THE REGION
Boheme is now bringing its opera magic to libraries and adult communities throughout the region. Dates are being planned in 2014 to learn more about the music and history of an art form that is attracting more young artists and professionals than ever. Most presentations feature live performances.
Here is where Boheme has toured so far this season:
Monday, September 23, 2013 – 7pm: World’s Greatest Arias, Lawrence Library, Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 (609) 882-9246
Monday, October 7, 2013 – 1pm: World’s Greatest Arias, Monroe Township Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ 08831 (732) 521-5000
Saturday, October 19, 2013 – 2pm: World’s Greatest Arias, Yardley-Makefield Free Library, 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA (215) 493-9020
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 – 10am: Verdi Program, Ann’s Choice, Warminster, PA, 30000 Ann’s Choice Way, Warminster, PA 18974 (800) 431-0605
Monday, November 4, 2013 – 1pm: Puccini Program, Monroe Township Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ 08831 (732) 521-5000
Monday, December 9, 2013 – 1pm: Verdi Program, Monroe Township Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ 08831 (732) 521-5000
Boheme Outreach Artists:
Soprano Eve Edwards has performed over 35 leading roles in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, including Mimi, Violetta, Desdemona, Pamina, Butterfly, Donnas Anna and Elvira and Suor Angelica, with the Amato Opera, Delphi Opera, Amici Opera, Delaware Valley Opera Company, Concert Operetta Theater, Center Stage Opera, Blue Planet Opera, Pennsylvania Lyric Opera Theater and more.
Bass-Baritone Edward Bogusz
Edward’s career began in Italy for two years of study and performance, where he was a coaching and opera student of the incomparable basso Italo Tajo. Returning to this country, he began singing as guest artist with many of the prestigious orchestras and opera companies in the USA. He has appeared with San Francisco Opera, Virginia Opera, Mississippi Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Opera Delaware, Pennsylvania Opera Theater, Buffalo Opera, and, for twelve seasons, with Des Moines Metro Opera, where he sang over 25 roles in well over 150 performances. One of the popular singers to appear with Boheme Opera, he has sung in 14 productions with that company including a record four portrayals of “Sacristan ” (Tosca) in 4 different venues. This year, he returns to the title role Don Pasquale, which he first sang in 1991 with Boheme. Mr. Bogusz’s repertoire encompasses well over 100 operatic as well as nearly 80 oratorio-concert roles. In addition to his continued singing career, he is a producer (Philadelphia’s Ed Bogusz and Friends), coach, teacher and adjudicator within the opera field.