2024 Productions

Verismo Opera collaborates with Vallejo Symphony Orchestra in a semi-staged performance of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess 

8pm Saturday April 20th and 3pm Sunday April 21st

Voices of Verismo Summer Showcase

August 10-18th Alameda, Mare Island, Berkeley

Join Verismo Opera for an afternoon of beloved opera choruses! This performance features highlights from great works such as  La traviata, Norma, and Carmen, as well as pieces from less well known gems. From the drama of Dido and Aeneas to the wit of Pirates of Penzance, you will find joy, sorrow, and inspiration in this delightful program.  

Some pieces include: 

"Libiamo" from La traviata (Verdi); "Casta diva" from Norma (Bellini); "Va Pensiero" from Nabucco (Verdi); "Habanera" from Carmen (Bizet); "Anvil Chorus" from Il trovatore (Verdi)' Dido's Lament and "With Drooping Wings" from Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)

La Traviata

November 9th-24th

Contact us by April 15th to Volunteer in our season

2023 Productions

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Photos of Faust, Gounod

Verismo Opera makes opera accessible to the public at reasonable prices through a cooperative effort of professional singers, instrumentalists and artists. Supertitles in English are offered at each venue. Performances include costumes, sets, and chamber orchestra in intimate settings

We perform popular operas such as:  Carmen, La Boheme, Madame Butterfly, Il Trovatore, La Traviata and Tosca as a contribution to the performing arts.  Some of our favorite opera composers include:  Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Donizetti, Wagner and Mozart.