Celebrating Two Decades

Join us for a delightful afternoon of operatic areas and a sumptuous High Tea. Sponsored by the Princeton Friends of Opera Steering Committee and hosted at a private residence in Princeton.

Past Spotlight Entries

Soirée à la Place Bibliothèque

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Another wonderful party is in the works, featuring our 2018 Westminster CoOPERAtive Scholars, including soprano, Elissa Phaender, and tenor, Timothy Lupia. .. read more

Annual Meeting and Membership Tea

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Dr. Marshall Onofrio, Dean of Westminster College of the Arts, joins us for the "Inside Scoop" during this transitional time for Westminster. His talk, with questions and answers, will be followed by a performance by this summer's PFO CoOPERAtive Scholars. Delicious reception culminates the afternoon. Join us! .. read more

CoOPERAtive Sings

Sunday, June 10, 2018

CoOPERAtive for summer 2018 with wonderful concerts and enlightening masterclasses is about to begin: July 1 - July 20. Check back for more details, including our own 2018 PFO Scholars. .. read more

Trenton Children's Chorus Entertains PFO

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Our 2017-2018 Honoree is Trenton Children's Chorus. Join us for our Annual Member's Reception and Program, featuring choristers from TCC on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Smith House in Princeton Landing, Princeton, NJ. .. read more

Fête des Vendanges

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Join us for a festive French Harvest Celebration in a beautiful Princeton garden. .. read more

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: amcmahan.pfo@gmail.com. .. 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