2024 Productions

Voices of Verismo Summer Showcase

August 10, Saturday, 7:00pm, Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda  tickets
August 11, Sunday, 3:00pm, St. Peter's Chapel, 1191 Walnut Ave., Vallejo  tickets
August 18, Sunday, 2:00pm, Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley  tickets
Tickets:  verismo.opera.ca@gmail.com

Join Verismo Opera for a concert version 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

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2023 Productions

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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.