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REGINA OPERA’S 2014-15 SEASON

Tosca 2010 - Photo by George Schowerer 

Quick, what do Boston and Seville have in common?
Find out at Regina Opera this season!

Operas Sunday Concerts Free Performances


OPERAS

All operas are performed at OLPH School Auditorium, 5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn,
in Italian with English supertitles.

Giuseppe Verdi Verdi: Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball)

A Royal Governor in colonial Boston finds himself with more murderous enemies than he bargained for.

Performances: November 22, 23, 29, and 30, 2014, at 3 PM
Conducted by Gregory Ortega; staged by Linda Lehr

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FREE PERFORMANCE with covers (understudies) and piano - November 18, 2014, at 7:30 PM

Gioachino Rossini Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)

A clever barber must outwit a pompous doctor in order to bring two young lovers together.

Performances: March 7, 8, 14, and 15, 2015, at 3 PM
Conducted by Dmitry Glivinskiy; staged by Linda Lehr

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FREE PERFORMANCE with covers (understudies) and piano - March 3, 2015, at 7:30 PM

Georges Bizet Bizet: Carmen

A sultry gypsy drives a young soldier to extremes of passion.

Performances: May 16, 17, 23, and 24, 2015, at 3 PM
Conducted by José Alejandro Guzmán; staged by Linda Lehr

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FREE PERFORMANCE with covers (understudies) and piano - May 12, 2015, at 7:30 PM

SUNDAY CONCERTS

Only $12 for an afternoon of great music!

All Sunday Concerts are performed at OLPH School Auditorium, 5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn.

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Online ticketing available soon!

Regina Pops - October 5, 2014, at 3 PM

Gotta Sing! - November 2, 2014, at 3 PM

Salute to Broadway - February 1, 2015, at 3 PM

45th Anniversary Gala Concert - April 12, 2015, at 3 PM

Swing-Along Broadway - May 3, 2015, at 3 PM


FREE PERFORMANCES

Keep watching this space for performances you can enjoy for FREE!
Locations vary as noted below.


September 14, 2014, at Noon
Free Concert of opera and popular songs
Bandstand at 5323 5th Ave. (at 54th St.), Brooklyn
Sunset Park BID Fifth Avenue Street Festival

A one-hour Free Concert, at the Fifth Avenue Street Festival, hosted by the Sunset Park Business Improvement District.
This concert will feature opera and Broadway selections, and Italian songs, performed by Regina Opera soloists
Lisa Bryce - soprano; Gina Razón - mezzo-soprano; Ricardo Rosa - baritone; and Rocky Sellers - basso.
Flutist Richard Paratley and pianist Maxine Feldman will accompany the singers.


October 7, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.
Free Concert of opera and popular songs
Dyker Library
8202 13th Avenue, Brooklyn


November 18, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE PERFORMANCE: Un ballo in maschera
OLPH School Auditorium, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Get a free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged and performed by our covers (understudies) with piano accompaniment.


March 3, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE PERFORMANCE: Il barbiere di Siviglia
OLPH School Auditorium, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Get a free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged and performed by our covers (understudies) with piano accompaniment.


May 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE PERFORMANCE: Carmen
OLPH School Auditorium, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Get a free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged and performed by our covers (understudies) with piano accompaniment.


Previous free performances in the 2013-14 season:

Sunday, September 15, 2013, at 12 Noon
FREE CONCERT at the Sunset Park 5th Avenue Street Festival
5323 5th Avenue, Brooklyn

Regina Opera will present a 45-minute concert, on a bandstand in front of Chase Bank,
featuring mezzo-sopranos Elizabeth Mondragon and Danielle Horta, tenor Paolo Buffagni,
flutist Richard Paratley, and pianist Maxine Feldman, who will entertain you with Spanish and
English-language songs as well as operatic selections in several languages.

This concert is sponsored by grants from Councilmembers Sara Gonzalez and Vincent Gentile,
the Brooklyn Arts Council, and NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.



Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 4 PM
Sunset Park Tree Lighting
In front of OLPH Basilica, 5th Ave. and 60th St., Brooklyn

Regina Opera soloists sing holiday songs at the
annual community tree lighting and entertainment.
Free admission - more details here.


February 8, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.
Free “Embrace Winter” Concert
Vesuvio Restaurant, 7305 Third Avenue, Brooklyn

A free concert of opera and popular songs, featuring soprano Patricia Vital,
tenor Jorge Novoa, bass Jacopo Buora, pianist Maxine Feldman, and flutist Richard Paratley.
Sponsored by the Bay Ridge Arts and Cultural Alliance as part of its “Embrace Winter” Festival.


February 25, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE PERFORMANCE: I Pagliacci
OLPH School Auditorium, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Get a free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged and performed by our covers (understudies) with piano accompaniment.

May 13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE OPERA PERFORMANCE: Rigoletto
OLPH School Auditorium, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Get a free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged and performed by our covers (understudies) with piano accompaniment.

June 10, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
FREE CONCERT
New Utrecht Library
1743 86th Street (at Bay 17th St.), Brooklyn
(718) 236-4086

A free one-hour concert of operatic selections and popular songs,
performed by Regina Opera soloists.


June 12, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.
FREE CONCERT
Bay Ridge Library
7223 Ridge Blvd. (at 73rd St.), Brooklyn
(718) 748-5709

A free one-hour concert of operatic selections and popular songs,
performed by Regina Opera soloists, with pianist Maxine Feldman.


June 21, 2014, at 2 p.m.
MakeMusicNewYork Festival
Bandstand, 5th Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets, Brooklyn

A free outdoor concert of operatic selections, performed by Regina Opera soloists
Mizuho Takeshita (soprano), Hannah Kramer (mezzo-soprano), and Thomas Geib (baritone).
Sponsored by the Sunset Park BID.


Regina Opera programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. These programs are also made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts. In Kings County, the Decentralization Program is administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc. (BAC). Regina Opera thanks all our sponsors for their generosity.

Regina Opera is a proud member of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.