Parks Series

Picnic with Puccini

September 27, 2016 6:00 PM

New York City Opera presents an evening of soaring love duets from the unrivaled master of romance, Giacomo Puccini. Taken from his three most beloved operas La bohème, Madama Butterfly, and Tosca, these passionate masterworks are performed in costume by stars of City Opera’s upcoming season.

Mimì: Brandie Sutton
Rodolfo: Richard Troxell
Cio-Cio San: Inna Dukach
B. F. Pinkerton: Jason Karn
Floria Tosca: Kristin Sampson
Mario Cavaradossi: Jack Li Vigni

Bryant Park

Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues,
40th and 42nd Streets,
New York, New York 10018


Florencia in Bryant Park

June 17, 2016


Carmen in Bryant Park

July 29, 2016 6:30 PM

The innkeeper Lillas Pastia narrates the tempestuous story of the irresistible seductress Carmen and her hapless lover Don José in this hour-long presentation of highlights from Bizet’s beloved opera. Offered to the New York public free-of-charge, this presentation is a perfect introduction to opera for newcomers of any age.

Carmen: Elise Quagliata
Don José: Michael Morrow
Escamillo: Gustavo Feulien
Micaëla: Daria Somers
Frasquita: Stacy Dove
Mercédès: Kristee Haney
Lillas Pastia: Jacob Russo

Bryant Park

Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues,
40th and 42nd Streets,
New York, New York 10018


Pagliacci in Bryant Park

August 18, 2016 12:30 PM

Bryant Park

Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues,
40th and 42nd Streets,
New York, New York 10018