PFO Provides Three CoOPERAtive Scholarships In 2014

Friday, July 04, 2014
Category: Announcements

  ABIGAIL KEMPSON   Soprano, CoOPERAtive Fellow completed her undergraduate degree in 2013 at Sunderman Conservatory of Music of Gettysburg College. While there, she appeared in Die   Fledermaus (Rosalinde), Dido and Aeneas (First Witch) and Die Zauberflöte...

PFO Sponsors Festival Performer

Friday, July 04, 2014
Category: Announcements

Walker Jermaine Jackson was sponsored by PFO in The Princeton Festival's 2014 performance of Porgy and Bess.  Here is his letter to our group, describing his experiences with the company.To the Princeton Friends...

Winter Holiday Party

Friday, January 17, 2014
Category: Events

On Saturday, December seventh, thirty happy PFO souls gathered at the charming home of Sam Greco to celebrate the season.  As always, Sam was our most genial host, generously providing the most...

PFO Goes to The Met

Thursday, December 05, 2013
Category: Performances

On Thanksgiving weekend, fourteen PFO opera lovers traveled to the Metropolitan Opera to see and hear Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier.  Some of us traveled by very crowded train and subway, and the...

Sam Greco and Music in Princeton

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Category: General

For many years now, a quiet, gentle man has helped many arts organizations in the greater Princeton area.  Saverio Greco, born in Italy, was raised in Brooklyn, frequenting the Brooklyn Academy of Music...

Matthew Polenzani at Westminster

Sunday, July 28, 2013
Category: Performances

Princeton Friends of Opera members were treated to a lovely reception by Westminster Choir College on July 14, from 5-7 p.m. in Williamson Hall prior to a Master Class led by tenor Matthew Polenzani.  The evening was...

Mozart Camp 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Category: Performances

Mozart Camp 2013 This five-day program is put on by the Opera Theater of Pittsburg. This is an interesting company, founded 35 years ago by Mildred Miller, a Metropolitan Opera star in...

From Broadway to Opera

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Category: General

About 20 members of PFO and an equal number of others attended an event at Dvorit Samid’s Lake House, Sunday afternoon, March 26. The program, “From Broadway to Opera,” dealt with the...

Dr. Julia Tulovsky’s Presentation For PFO

Monday, January 24, 2011
Category: General

On January 11, 2011, dodging a major snowstorm, members of Princeton Friends of Opera trekked to New Brunswick.  Here at The  Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum we met Dr. Julia Tulovsky, Assistant Curator of...

Burhalter/Lockey Lectures on Opera Relating to Pre-Colombian Culture

Saturday, May 29, 2010
Category: General

On Sunday, May 16, John Burkhalter and Nicholas Lockey (Princeton University Doctoral candidate in Musicology) presented lectures on Pre-Colombian music and old world opera at Erdman Hall, Princeton Theological Seminary. Mr. Burkhalter...

Santa Fe Opera Season Report by Carol King

Monday, September 07, 2009
Category: General

The Santa Fe Opera house is in the mountains north of the city, and making the scenic drive up there a wonderful beginning of the evening.  The theater has  no curtain, no...