NEW YORK OPERA CONSERVATORY: FREE 2022 Summer Concert Series – Croton Free Library

Monday, Oct 3, 2022at 7:00pm to Friday, Oct 7, 2022 at 8:30pm


The Taconic Opera summer program for emerging opera singers, New York Opera Conservatory (NYOC), offers you an opportunity to hear the upcoming generation of professional singers as they gain valuable experience perfecting their craft. Established in 2018, the NYOC helps to fill an unmet need among trained singers to gain valuable hands-on experience through actual performance.


Each event in the series listed below will have a different cast, making every performance completely unique from all the others - an all-opera version of America’s Got Talent!  Each performance includes the complete opera and is semi-staged (costumes, props).  Casting information:


July Opera:  Suor Angelica & Il Tabarro (2 Puccini one-act masterpieces)

Suor Angelica is about a nun’s sad secret.  Il Tabarro depicts the lives of impoverished river boat workers and the tragic consequences of jealousy. 


Dates:  Tuesday, July 5

            Thursday, July 7

             Friday, July 8

             Saturday, July 9


August Opera:  Norma – Bellini

Norma is about a Druid priestess who allows jealousy and revenge to cloud her humanity.  It is one of the most magnificent pieces in the soprano repertoire and contains the famous aria Casta diva.


Dates:  Tuesday, August 9

            Thursday, August 11

            Friday, August 12

            Saturday, August 13


Location:  Croton Free Library

       171 Cleveland Drive

       Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Time:  7:00 pm


Fee:  Free


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