Artistic Director and Met Opera luminary Lucine Amara invites singers, actors, prospective volunteers, and the public to attend the annual open house and learn more about Verismo Opera on Saturday, September 7, 2013, 1:00 p.m., at 44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey. The event is free.
The Verismo Opera Chorus will perform Giuseppe Verdi's Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from the opera Nabucco. General Manager/Stage Director Evelyn La Quaif and Oswaldo Iraheta will perform Libiamo ne' lieti calici from Verdi’s La Traviata. Edgar Jaramillo, a new member of Verismo Opera, will perform Addio alla madre from Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana.