Black & White Gala
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Black & White Gala

Join New Camerata Opera for their annual Black & White Gala on Tuesday, September 24th at 6pm. Dress in your favorite black and/or white ensemble, and enjoy an evening of operatic performances, NYC-inspired hors d'oeuvres and drinks, and a fabulous silent auction - all overlooking the bright lights of Times Square!

Open Jar Studios, 1601 Broadway 11th Floor, New York, NY 10019

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El barbero de Sevilla
Oct
16
7:30 PM19:30

El barbero de Sevilla

This new production will feature a chamber orchestra arrangement by Music Director Pablo Zinger. Zinger, heralded as the “King of Zarzuela” by Opera News, has collaborated in concert with renowned performers including Placido Domingo, and has established himself in New York and around the world in his 40-year career as an authority on and advocate for zarzuela. Award-winning director, Rod Gomez, (National Opera Association Prize, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Bronx Opera) will direct.

Director Rod Gomez I Music Director Pablo Zinger

Libretto by Guillermo Perrín and Vico and Miguel de Palacios , and music by Gerónimo Giménez and Manuel Nieto

Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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El barbero de Sevilla
Oct
18
7:30 PM19:30

El barbero de Sevilla

This new production will feature a chamber orchestra arrangement by Music Director Pablo Zinger. Zinger, heralded as the “King of Zarzuela” by Opera News, has collaborated in concert with renowned performers including Placido Domingo, and has established himself in New York and around the world in his 40-year career as an authority on and advocate for zarzuela. Award-winning director, Rod Gomez, (National Opera Association Prize, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Bronx Opera) will direct.

Director Rod Gomez I Music Director Pablo Zinger

Libretto by Guillermo Perrín and Vico and Miguel de Palacios , and music by Gerónimo Giménez and Manuel Nieto

Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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El barbero de Sevilla
Oct
19
7:30 PM19:30

El barbero de Sevilla

This new production will feature a chamber orchestra arrangement by Music Director Pablo Zinger. Zinger, heralded as the “King of Zarzuela” by Opera News, has collaborated in concert with renowned performers including Placido Domingo, and has established himself in New York and around the world in his 40-year career as an authority on and advocate for zarzuela. Award-winning director, Rod Gomez, (National Opera Association Prize, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Bronx Opera) will direct.

Director Rod Gomez I Music Director Pablo Zinger

Libretto by Guillermo Perrín and Vico and Miguel de Palacios , and music by Gerónimo Giménez and Manuel Nieto

Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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Flamenco Fiesta
Oct
19
9:30 PM21:30

Flamenco Fiesta

One Night Only! Following El barbero de Sevilla, take in a flamenco fiesta that explores traditional elements in the form through a contemporary lens. Al Margen Flamenco Company, co-founded in 2016 by Maria de los Angeles and Ryan Rockmore, seeks to challenge the stereotypical ideas of flamenco and strip the style down to its most basic elements as it attempts to discover - what is flamenco?

Since 2017, Al Margen has been a company-in-residence at Teatro Círculo, a Pan-Latino and Spanish theater company based in New York City’s East Village.

Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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El barbero de Sevilla
Oct
20
3:00 PM15:00

El barbero de Sevilla

This new production will feature a chamber orchestra arrangement by Music Director Pablo Zinger. Zinger, heralded as the “King of Zarzuela” by Opera News, has collaborated in concert with renowned performers including Placido Domingo, and has established himself in New York and around the world in his 40-year career as an authority on and advocate for zarzuela. Award-winning director, Rod Gomez, (National Opera Association Prize, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Bronx Opera) will direct.

Director Rod Gomez I Music Director Pablo Zinger

Libretto by Guillermo Perrín and Vico and Miguel de Palacios , and music by Gerónimo Giménez and Manuel Nieto

Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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POP-UP opera!
Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30

POP-UP opera!

A free, live performance of favorite opera excerpts by NYC’s most exciting young company. New Camerata Opera’s principal soloists will offer serenades of some of the greatest musical masterpieces ever written, including works by Verdi, Puccini and Mozart.

Anita’s Way, 135 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

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POP-UP opera!
Sep
11
1:00 PM13:00

POP-UP opera!

A free, live performance of favorite opera excerpts by NYC’s most exciting young company. New Camerata Opera’s principal soloists will offer serenades of some of the greatest musical masterpieces ever written, including works by Verdi, Puccini and Mozart.

Anita’s Way, 135 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

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POP-UP opera!
Aug
7
1:00 PM13:00

POP-UP opera!

A live performance of favorite opera excerpts by NYC’s most exciting young company. New Camerata Opera’s principal soloists will offer serenades of some of the greatest musical masterpieces ever written, including works by Verdi, Puccini and Mozart. The singers will be accompanied by live piano, as pedestrians and fans of opera alike enjoy a glorious Manhattan May evening!

Anita’s Way, 135 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

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POP-UP opera!
Jul
17
6:30 PM18:30

POP-UP opera!

A live performance of favorite opera excerpts by NYC’s most exciting young company. New Camerata Opera’s principal soloists will offer serenades of some of the greatest musical masterpieces ever written, including works by Verdi, Puccini and Mozart. The singers will be accompanied by live piano, as pedestrians and fans of opera alike enjoy a glorious Manhattan May evening!

Anita’s Way, 1 Bryant Park, New York, NY 10036

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POP-UP opera!
Jul
17
12:30 PM12:30

POP-UP opera!

A live performance of favorite opera excerpts by NYC’s most exciting young company. New Camerata Opera’s principal soloists will offer serenades of some of the greatest musical masterpieces ever written, including works by Verdi, Puccini and Mozart. The singers will be accompanied by live piano, as pedestrians and fans of opera alike enjoy a glorious Manhattan May evening!

Anita’s Way, 1 Bryant Park, New York, NY 10036

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POP-UP opera!
May
8
6:30 PM18:30

POP-UP opera!

A live performance of favorite opera excerpts by NYC’s most exciting young company. New Camerata Opera’s principal soloists will offer serenades of some of the greatest musical masterpieces ever written, including works by Verdi, Puccini and Mozart. The singers will be accompanied by live piano, as pedestrians and fans of opera alike enjoy a glorious Manhattan May evening!

Anita’s Way, 1 Bryant Park, New York, NY 10036

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POP-UP opera!
May
8
4:00 PM16:00

POP-UP opera!

A live performance of favorite opera excerpts by NYC’s most exciting young company. New Camerata Opera’s principal soloists will offer serenades of some of the greatest musical masterpieces ever written, including works by Verdi, Puccini and Mozart. The singers will be accompanied by live piano, as pedestrians and fans of opera alike enjoy a glorious Manhattan May evening!

Anita’s Way, 1 Bryant Park, New York, NY 10036

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The Rape of Lucretia
May
5
3:00 PM15:00

The Rape of Lucretia

This rendering of the tragic story will confront the harsh reality of a woman’s experience with rape, suppression, and being silenced by men and religious culture. Deaf actors will be employed to give voice to the victim. 

Director Brittany Goodwin I Music Director Justin Bischof I Modus Opera Ensemble

Composed by Benjamin Britten

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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The Rape of Lucretia
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

The Rape of Lucretia

This rendering of the tragic story will confront the harsh reality of a woman’s experience with rape, suppression, and being silenced by men and religious culture. Deaf actors will be employed to give voice to the victim. 

Director Brittany Goodwin I Music Director Justin Bischof I Modus Opera Ensemble

Composed by Benjamin Britten

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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Leading Ladies Liberated
May
3
7:00 PM19:00

Leading Ladies Liberated

Leading Ladies Liberated: presenting the lives and works of three iconic divas in song and story: Isabella Colbran, Maria Malibran & Pauline Viardot-García

New Camerata Opera celebrates the drama and passion of their multifaceted artistic lives by singing the arias they were famous for and the songs they composed in collaboration with A Modern Reveal, an online resource that promotes the songs & stories of women composers that you need to hear & know.

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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The Rape of Lucretia
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

The Rape of Lucretia

This rendering of the tragic story will confront the harsh reality of a woman’s experience with rape, suppression, and being silenced by men and religious culture. Deaf actors will be employed to give voice to the victim. 

Director Brittany Goodwin I Music Director Justin Bischof I Modus Opera Ensemble

Composed by Benjamin Britten

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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Heroines of Opera
Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Heroines of Opera

Join us for an intimate evening at The Flea Theater that will feature a preview of The Rape of Lucretia with a presentation by director, Bea Goodwin, who will discuss her vision for the upcoming production.

The evening will also include works representing the strongest female characters in the operatic world. It will also feature a preview of our upcoming May 3rd concert, Leading Ladies Liberated, which will present the lives and works of three iconic opera divas who influenced the genre as we know it today. This concert will be produced in collaboration with A Modern Reveal, an initiative promoting the songs and stories of overlooked women composers.

The showcase will feature performances from Erik Bagger, Allison Gish, Stan Lacy, Nicole Leone, Barbara Porto, Alexa Smith, Mithuna Sivaraman and Eva Parr. Brian Holman will accompany the singers.

Join us for a delightful open bar, hors d'oeuvres, a meet & greet with the artists and a special raffle which will be announced at the event.

Hosted by Trustee & Event Chair, Alexa Smith

Cocktail hour - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Performance - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Each purchase is 100% tax-deductible and will support New Camerata Opera’s performances

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United We Sing
Feb
10
3:00 PM15:00

United We Sing

  • Congregational Church of Manhasset (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NCO is pleased to partner with the Congregationalist Church of Manhasset to offer United We Sing as a part of their ongoing series, Concerts for a Cause which continues to raise money for worthy causes and offers entertainment and fellowship for the Manhasset community. This year, 100% of all donations received will go to benefit Sandy Hook Promise, a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities.

The program will feature the co-founders of New Camerata Opera and guest artists from New York City and the Manhasset area. Beautiful selections from beloved operas and Broadway shows will make up the afternoon’s entertainment, offered with touches of immersive theater for which New Camerata Opera is so well known. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Congregational Church of Manhasset, 1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY, 11030

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Peter Rabbit
Jan
13
3:00 PM15:00

Peter Rabbit

The Montclair Orchestra’s incredibly popular Children’s Concert returns as part of the full orchestra season! The Montclair Orchestra is excited to present New Camerata Opera’s “Peter Rabbit,” based on the Beatrix Potter classic and set to the music of Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore. Also on the program are a mix of classical family favorites, and a percussion petting zoo!

  • Selections From Classical Favorites

  • Percussion Petting Zoo

Central Presbyterian Church 46 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

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Venus and Adonis/Savitri
Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

Venus and Adonis/Savitri

John Blow's Venus and Adonis was originally a masque for the entertainment of King Charles II. The work was the first to have been written by a female librettist, Anne Finch, and tells the tale of Venus and the demise of her lover, Adonis.

Based on an episode in the Mahabharata, Gustav Holst's Savitri was innovative in its day and still mesmerizes. This production will honor the Indian culture which gave us this story and feature singers of South Asian heritage. 

 Directed by Jennifer Williams I  Music director Stephan Fillare

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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Venus and Adonis/Savitri
Dec
1
7:30 PM19:30

Venus and Adonis/Savitri

John Blow's Venus and Adonis was originally a masque for the entertainment of King Charles II. The work was the first to have been written by a female librettist, Anne Finch, and tells the tale of Venus and the demise of her lover, Adonis.

Based on an episode in the Mahabharata, Gustav Holst's Savitri was innovative in its day and still mesmerizes. This production will honor the Indian culture which gave us this story and feature singers of South Asian heritage. 


 Directed by Jennifer Williams I  Music director Stephan Fillare

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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Enchantress/Bombay Rickey Meets the Psychology of Desire
Nov
30
8:00 PM20:00

Enchantress/Bombay Rickey Meets the Psychology of Desire

Opera-Cabaret Presentation

Called “the future of music” (New York Music Daily), Bombay Rickey is a five-piece, Brooklyn-based band with a unique sound evocative of 1960s movie soundscapes. The group plays both covers and original music that borrow equally from the worlds of surf rock, cumbia, spaghetti Western, and Bollywood, balanced out with a "little" coloratura soprano. Bombay Rickey has become a fixture at the world-famous Brooklyn club Barbés, performed live on WFMU radio, and their music has been featured in a television commercial for Citibank. Their debut album, Cinefonia has been described as “brazen, cheeky and just downright spunky” (World Music Central).

Kamala Sankaram’s ENCHANTRESS is a 20 minute opera about Ada Lovelace, the inventor of the first computer, originally written under the auspices of American Lyric Theater’s Composer/Librettist Development Program.

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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Venus and Adonis/Savitri
Nov
29
7:30 PM19:30

Venus and Adonis/Savitri

John Blow's Venus and Adonis was originally a masque for the entertainment of King Charles II. The work was the first to have been written by a female librettist, Anne Finch, and tells the tale of Venus and the demise of her lover, Adonis.

Based on an episode in the Mahabharata, Gustav Holst's Savitri was innovative in its day and still mesmerizes. This production will honor the Indian culture which gave us this story and feature singers of South Asian heritage. 

 Directed by Jennifer Williams I  Music director Stephan Fillare

The Flea Theatre, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007

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Peter Rabbit and Rumpelstskin
Nov
14
10:00 AM10:00

Peter Rabbit and Rumpelstskin

On Wednesday, November 14th Camerata Piccola will be presenting its first children’s opera double bill. The performance will take place at St. Paul School, 114 East 118th Street in East Harlem beginning with Peter Rabbit at 10am followed by the premiere of Rumpelstitskin at 11am. Please contact us at info@newcamerataopera.org for information regarding tickets for this event.

St. Paul School, 114 East 118th Street, New York, NY 10035

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Haunted Cabaret
Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Haunted Cabaret

  • Cornelia Street Cafe (Underground) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join New Camerata Opera for an evening of the scariest, most spine-tingling, and chilling repertoire ever written. No genre can dive into the depths of humanity better than opera and art song can. Kick off your Halloween at Cornelia Street Cafe (underground), and then join us at the West Village Halloween Parade! Tickets are $10.00 at the door, with a one-drink minimum. Click here for more info.

29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY 10014

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Affordable Art Fair
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Affordable Art Fair

The Affordable Art Fair NYC returns to the Big Apple in September, with an array of thoughtfully curated exhibitors and a broad selection of original contemporary artwork for visitors to enjoy! In addition to that, NCO will bring immersive opera to the event. Our troupe will be strolling through the gallery as you peruse the artwork. Purchase your tickets to this event today!

125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

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Black & White Gala
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Black & White Gala

New Camerata Opera invites you to the 2018 Black & White Gala, benefitting our third season of performances and outreach in New York City! Join us for an evening of opera, cocktails, hors d’ouerves and dessert, a silent auction, and the chance to mix and mingle with the co-founders of the company.  

Please join us in donning black and/or white attire to celebrate the occasion. 

184 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002

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Party at the Opera!
Aug
22
1:00 PM13:00

Party at the Opera!

NCO presents a FREE PERFORMANCE of Party at the Opera! An immersive, musical and theatrical experience for children ages 18 months to 4 years. Excerpts from seven classic operas with original English texts teach children the fundamentals of classical music: Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Range, and Dynamics. Approachable, funny characters lead the audience on an exciting musical adventure! Children try their hands at conducting, playing a musical instrument, and find their own operatic voice in this welcoming first invitation into the world of opera. 

Aguilar Branch of the NYPL, 174 East 110th Street, New York, NY, 10029

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Peter Rabbit
Jun
28
1:00 PM13:00

Peter Rabbit

NCO presents a FREE PERFORMANCE of Peter Rabbit! Peter Rabbit is a rollicking, action-packed introduction to the world of classical music, featuring the timeless melodies of Gaetano Donizetti. About thirty minutes long, with a brief question and answer session, children learn and laugh at the same time!

Beatrix Potter’s beloved mischievous hero runs afoul of the gardener MacGregor. He escapes by the skin of his teeth, as Donizetti’s score (borrowed from L'elisir d'amore) accompanies a dramatic chase. Beautiful arias set the tone for anxious handwringing by Momma Rabbit and the helpless narrator as the adventure plays out. Favorite teachers, costumed with ears and fluffy tails, round out the cast in the non-singing roles of Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail.

Allerton Library, 2740 Barnes Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10467

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Peter Rabbit
Jun
13
11:00 AM11:00

Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit is a rollicking, action-packed introduction to the world of classical music, featuring the timeless melodies of Gaetano Donizetti. About thirty minutes long, with a brief question and answer session, children learn and laugh at the same time!

Beatrix Potter’s beloved mischievous hero runs afoul of the gardener MacGregor. He escapes by the skin of his teeth, as Donizetti’s score (borrowed from L'elisir d'amore) accompanies a dramatic chase. Beautiful arias set the tone for anxious handwringing by Momma Rabbit and the helpless narrator as the adventure plays out. Favorite teachers, costumed with ears and fluffy tails, round out the cast in the non-singing roles of Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail.

Dyker Heights Library (BPL), 8202 13th Avenue, Brooklyn, 11228

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Peter Rabbit
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Peter Rabbit

NCO presents a FREE PERFORMANCE of Peter Rabbit! Peter Rabbit is a rollicking, action-packed introduction to the world of classical music, featuring the timeless melodies of Gaetano Donizetti. About thirty minutes long, with a brief question and answer session, children learn and laugh at the same time!

Beatrix Potter’s beloved mischievous hero runs afoul of the gardener MacGregor. He escapes by the skin of his teeth, as Donizetti’s score (borrowed from L'elisir d'amore) accompanies a dramatic chase. Beautiful arias set the tone for anxious handwringing by Momma Rabbit and the helpless narrator as the adventure plays out. Favorite teachers, costumed with ears and fluffy tails, round out the cast in the non-singing roles of Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail.

Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY, 10458

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Divide Light
Apr
29
3:00 PM15:00

Divide Light

Lesley Dill, one of the most prominent American artists working at the intersection of language and fine art, has paired with composer Richard Marriott, Artistic Director and Founder of the acclaimed Clubfoot Orchestra, to create DIVIDE LIGHT - a new opera based on the text of Emily Dickinson. Click here for tickets.

161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002

Tickets sales begin March 26, 2018

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Divide Light
Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

Divide Light

Lesley Dill, one of the most prominent American artists working at the intersection of language, performance and fine art, has paired with composer Richard Marriott, Artistic Director and Founder of the acclaimed Clubfoot Orchestra, to create DIVIDE LIGHT - a new opera based on the text of Emily Dickinson. 

Language, or as Dickinson said “this Loved Philology”, is the core of our music, projections, and costumes in DIVIDE LIGHT. While much is made of Dickinson herself - her quiet life, her white dress - this brevity does not extend to her world of words. Her linguistic world is huge and wide-ranging; it is hungry and honest. From “some too fragile for winter winds” to “to be alive is Power”; from “I like a look of agony because I know it’s true” to “I think to live may be a bliss.”

161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002

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The Sacred Feminine
Apr
27
8:00 PM20:00

The Sacred Feminine

Join us for an evening of poetry and song, celebrating the indelible Emily Dickinson.  Featuring an all-female cast of New York City-based artists, immerse yourself in Dickinson’s web of words through the music of Heggie, Harbach, Copland, Walker, Barber, Hall, Carter and more.  With Curiosity Cabinet’s Nora Bartosik at the piano, take a journey through Dickinson’s body of work as we unleash the strength that comes when women are fully free to express themselves.

161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002

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