CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF BRINGING YOU THE BEAUTY AND EXCITEMENT OF OPERA

Boheme Opera NJ is in the midst of its 30th consecutive season with a sparkling mid-week opera dinner soiree at Diamond’s of Hamilton, 661 Route 33, Hamilton, NJ 08619. The event will take place on Thursday, March 14 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm and features a trio of Boheme Opera artists to perform exciting hits from opera and Broadway. They will be accompanied by Boheme Managing Director Sandra Milstein-Pucciatti. Boheme’s fifth annual collaboration with Diamond’s will be held in its Crosswicks Ballroom.

Three sets of vocal fireworks will be interspersed throughout a sumptuous four-course dinner. Entrées include Filet Mignon Tips Gorgonzola, Eggplant Parmigiana with Mozzarella & Ricotta, and Broiled Salmon Florentine with Mushrooms.

A 45-minute cocktail segment will open the evening. Cash bar and special gift basket raffle will be available.

The cost of 3 BY 3 AT 30 is $85 per person all inclusive.  $45 is tax deductible.  A table of 8 is discounted at $600.  Reservations can be made on Boheme Opera’s secure PayPal site OR by calling the Boheme Opera Office at (609) 581-9551 for mail-in details.  Deadline to reserve is March 8.

Proceeds from 3 BY 3 AT 30 will go toward its upcoming milestone production of Verdi’s Aida.

3 By 3 at 30 Performers

Eve Edwards- Soprano   A much-sought-after soloist in the region, Eve has performed over 40 leading roles in the operatic repertory including Mimi ( La Boheme ), Cio-Cio San ( Madama Butterfly ), Violetta ( La Traviata ), Nedda ( Pagliacci ), Marguerite ( Faust ), Micaela ( Carmen ) and many others. Ms. Edwards was the featured soprano in Boheme Opera NJ’s concert, The Jewish Experience in Opera. She has appeared with The Amato Opera of New York, Pennsylvania Lyric Opera Theater, Delaware Valley Opera, Buck Hill/Skytop Music Festival and many other regional venues.

Eve Edwards- Soprano

A much-sought-after soloist in the region, Eve has performed over 40 leading roles in the operatic repertory including Mimi (La Boheme), Cio-Cio San (Madama Butterfly), Violetta (La Traviata), Nedda (Pagliacci), Marguerite (Faust), Micaela (Carmen) and many others. Ms. Edwards was the featured soprano in Boheme Opera NJ’s concert, The Jewish Experience in Opera. She has appeared with The Amato Opera of New York, Pennsylvania Lyric Opera Theater, Delaware Valley Opera, Buck Hill/Skytop Music Festival and many other regional venues.

Joseph Lodato- Baritone   Mr. Lodato trained under the auspices of the Lindemann Young Artist Program at The Metropolitan Opera, as well as apprenticeships at Sarasota Opera and Aspen Music Festival. He has performed many baritone roles in the standard opera repertoire, awarded prizes by the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Los Angeles Opera and Florida Grand Opera. Equally adept at musical theater and jazz, Mr. Lodato has been presented in concert and recital with such renowned artists as Tony award winner Betty Buckley, jazz icon Lea DeLaria, and awarding winning composers and pianists Ricky Ian Gordon, Jake Heggie and John Musto.

Joseph Lodato- Baritone

Mr. Lodato trained under the auspices of the Lindemann Young Artist Program at The Metropolitan Opera, as well as apprenticeships at Sarasota Opera and Aspen Music Festival. He has performed many baritone roles in the standard opera repertoire, awarded prizes by the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Los Angeles Opera and Florida Grand Opera. Equally adept at musical theater and jazz, Mr. Lodato has been presented in concert and recital with such renowned artists as Tony award winner Betty Buckley, jazz icon Lea DeLaria, and awarding winning composers and pianists Ricky Ian Gordon, Jake Heggie and John Musto.

Lucas Levy- Tenor   Mr. Levy is gaining recognition for his “suave and dark” voice (La Scena Musicale), and for being “a joy to watch” (Broadway World). His 2018-2019 season includes performances of Haydn’s  Creation  with the Susquehanna Valley Chorale, Mozart’s  Requiem  with the Park Slope Singers, Rinuccio in  Gianni Schicchi  in a return to St. Petersburg Opera, and a return to Opera Maine for their 25th anniversary season as Monostatos in  Die Zauberflöte . An alumnus of the young artist programs of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Sarasota Opera, and PORTopera, he received his Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory, and his Master of Music degree from Westminster College.

Lucas Levy- Tenor

Mr. Levy is gaining recognition for his “suave and dark” voice (La Scena Musicale), and for being “a joy to watch” (Broadway World). His 2018-2019 season includes performances of Haydn’s Creation with the Susquehanna Valley Chorale, Mozart’s Requiem with the Park Slope Singers, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi in a return to St. Petersburg Opera, and a return to Opera Maine for their 25th anniversary season as Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte. An alumnus of the young artist programs of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Sarasota Opera, and PORTopera, he received his Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory, and his Master of Music degree from Westminster College.

Pianist Sandra Milstein-Pucciatti

Mrs. Milstein-Pucciatti is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Boheme Opera NJ. The Philadelphia-born pianist has appeared as soloist, duo-pianist and featured performer with orchestra, in chamber music and in master class in the United States and Canada, highlights of which include New York’s American Landmark Festival, the Torrance Performing Arts Center in California and the Ignatieff Theatre in Toronto. In her role as Managing Director, she has established collaborations with several of New York’s well-known artist management agencies – seeking out, discovering and offering opportunities to emerging artists of great potential to perform with Boheme Opera NJ.


Mark Your Calendar

Celebrate with Boheme as it enters its milestone year with fabulous voices, visuals and vitality!

Click HERE for tickets and more infomation about our 30th Anniversary Season.

GIUSEPPE VERDI’S

AIDA

Friday, April 5, 2019 – 8pm

Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 3pm

Exciting young cast. Fully-staged with orchestra and digital sets. Sung in Italian with projected English supertitles. Pre-curtain talks one hour prior.

Kendall Main Stage Theatre at The College of New Jersey

 
 

NEW JERSEY'S CURRENT LONGEST RUNNING

FULLY STAGED OPERA COMPANY

 

 

Kudos to the following for their valuable support of Boheme Opera New Jersey:

The Mark David and Anne Kupferberg Pepper Family Foundation

Roma Bank Community Foundation

Investors Bank Community Foundation

Dorothea Van Dyke McLane Association

Italian American National Hall of Fame

Mercer County Italian-American Festival Association

Robert and Barbara Sanna

Frank Campo, MD

Senator Troy Singleton

Jim & Lynne Faridy

George & Diane Goeke

 
 
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