Press Released: 23 Aug 2013

New York Opera Alliance Announces Premiere Event

On Sunday, November 3 at 3:00 p.m., the New York Opera Alliance (NYOA) is hosting its premiere event in the intimate setting of (Le) Poisson Rouge. This is a chance to celebrate New York’s always vibrant and diverse opera scene on the last day of National Opera Week, and to meet some of the many NYOA participants. Tickets ($10) are available at lepoissonrouge.com or 212.505.FISH.

A wide cross-section of NYOA’s participating organizations will present a program of arias and excerpts in all of the different musical styles that make up the operatic art form. From Baroque to Classical to Romantic, through the 20th century to the present day, there will be something for everyone.

NYOA (NYOperaAlliance.org) is a consortium of alternative/independent opera companies and producers operating within the five boroughs of New York City. It was established to enhance and support the visibility and viability of each organization and of the consortium as a whole. Since NYOA’s official roll-out announcement in April 2013, the membership has expanded to 29 organizations.

The New York Opera Alliance works in partnership with OPERA America, which is NYOA’s fiscal sponsor. As of October 1, 2013, NYOA’s members are:

  • American Lyric Theater
  • American Opera Projects
  • Ardea Arts
  • Beth Morrison Projects
  • Bronx Opera Company
  • Center for Contemporary Opera
  • Chelsea Opera
  • Citywide Youth Opera
  • dell’Arte Opera Ensemble
  • Downtown Music Productions
  • Encompass New Opera Theatre
  • Experiments in Opera
  • Gotham Chamber Opera
  • Harlem Opera Theater
  • HERE Arts Center
  • Indie Opera Podcast
  • the little OPERA theatre of ny
  • Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater
  • Morningside Opera
  • On Site Opera
  • Opera Breve
  • Opera Ebony
  • Opera Moderne
  • Opera Omnia
  • Opera on Tap
  • operamission
  • Opera OGGI New York
  • Underworld Productions Opera
  • Vertical Player Repertory

(Le) Poisson Rouge is located at 158 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets), and is closest to the Bleecker Street station on the 6, the Broadway/Lafayette Station on the B/D/F/M and the Prince Street station on the N/R.

Sunday, November 3, 2013
All tickets $10
Doors open at 2:00 p.m. for a 3:00 p.m. performance.

For tickets and /or information, please go to (Le) Poisson Rouge’s website at lepoissonrouge.com or call 212.505.FISH.

Don’t miss this chance to see so much of what NYOA, and the thriving opera community of New York City has to offer. It’s an opera lover’s dream!

To learn more about the New York Opera Alliance, visit NYOperaAlliance.org.

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