PFO President ~ Anne McMahan Celebrates

In June of 2022, Anne McMahan is completing her sixteenth year as president.

Past Spotlight Entries

CoOPERAtive Comes to Princeton

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The wonderful concerts and masterclasses are about to descend on Princeton. .. read more

Opera Transforms

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Join us on May 6! Hosted by Judith K. Brodsky, Michael Curtis and the Princeton Friends of Opera Steering Committee. .. read more

PFO Plans for May 6

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Our group plans for another festive spring party: with great music, delicious food, eclectic silent auction, and superlative company. .. read more


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Dr. Timothy Urban and students of Westminster College of the Arts. February 4, 2017 at 3:00 PM. Hosted by Lew Maltby and the PFO Steering Committee. .. read more

Alexandra Venizelos Presents on Opera in Art

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Outstanding presenter, PFO member Alexandra Venizelos, will regale us with an extension of her Spring Party 2016 talk on Impressionist Artwork: “The 19th Century Opera World of Art, works by Edgar Degas and His Contemporaries" at our Annual Member Meeting and Reception on October 8 at Smith House in Princeton Landing, beginning promptly at 3:00 p.m.. Free for members with a suggested $10 donation for nonmembers. .. read more

CoOPERAtive 2016 is in Full Swing

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Many PFO folks were delighted to attend Laura Brooks Rice's Masterclass on July 11. .. read more

Grant Writing for the Arts Organization

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Westminster College of Rider University and Princeton Friends of Opera present a FREE workshop on the Rider University Main Campus: June 15 from 9:00-11:15 a.m. .. read more

Princeton Strikes Gold: The Golden Age of Opera, honoring Boheme Opera NJ

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Boheme Opera Artistic Director Joseph Pucciatti shares a smattering of music and stories from Rossini to Puccini featuring select brief recordings. Later joining pianist and Boheme Opera Managing Director Sandra Milstein-Pucciatti are four Boheme artists, our Golden Quartet, to sing from the golden zenith of legendary opera output. For additional information and directions to the party, please contact Anne McMahan: .. read more

PFO Makes News!

Saturday, January 30, 2016

U.S. 1 prints an article about Princeton Friends of Opera and President, Anne Williams McMahan .. read more

Grand Harmonie Comes to Princeton

Monday, October 05, 2015

The Wind Ensembler, Grand Harmonie, will present for PFO on January 17 and perform Beethoven's "Fidelio" at Princeton University's Richardson Auditorium on January 23, 2016 .. read more

Membership Program 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Program begins at 3:00PM with Marian Motley-Burleigh talk. Tom Carle, 2015 PFO CoOPERAtive Scholar later in the afternoon. .. read more

Garden Party!

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Garden Party is on rain or shine. We will move inside if necessary! .. read more

Figaro's Feast and Festivities

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Join the fun! Another party to welcome spring. .. read more

Paul Moravec

Monday, October 27, 2014

Prize winning composer, Paul Moravec, will present a lecture with accompanying music for Princeton Friends of Opera on January 10, 2015 at 3 PM. Featuring music from all several of his operas, this program at a private home in Princeton is open to the p .. read more

PFO Celebrates 10 Years!

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Plan to gather and celebrate our 10 Years of serving our members and the Princeton Community. .. read more

Melissa Simmons - PFO Scholarship Recipient

Friday, July 04, 2014

This year's PFO Scholarship Recipient from Trenton Children's Chorus is Melissa Simmons. She will attend Westminster Choir College's Summer Middle School Vocal Institute. .. read more