New Jersey State Opera
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The New Jersey State Opera Guild held a gala concert and reception, featuring renowned pianist and NJ State Opera Artistic Diretor Albert Stanziano, accompanied by acclaimed New Jersey State Opera singers, at Van Vleck House & Gardens in Montclair, NJ on April 25, 2015.

The New Jersey State Opera Company Welcomes Albert Stanziano As New Artistic Director

The New Jersey State Opera Company is proud to introduce its new Artistic Director, Mr. Albert Stanziano.

Mr. Stanziano is a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory where has also served as an Assistant Professor. He received his Master Degree in piano performance from The Julliard School. A founding member of the Ariadne Piano Trio, he has done numerous recital programs with eminent violinists and cellists, and also toured extensively in Europe as a soloist. In addition to his duties with the New Jersey State Opera Company, he is a faculty member at the Military Academy at West Point.

Come Celebrate Spring! The New Jersey State Opera Guild invites you to join us for a Gala Concert and Reception, featuring renowned Pianist Albert Stanziano who will accompany acclaimed New Jersey State Opera singers.

New Jersey State Opera is proud to announce the 2015 Alfredo Silipigni Vocal Competition. Prizes ranging from $200 to $3,000 will be awarded to eight performers ages 18-35, who will also be asked to perform at two gala concerts for the NJSO later this year. Audition locations are available in Philadelphia, New York City, and Clifton, NJ, and the finals will be held June 6 at the Aprea Theatre.
The New Jersey State Opera's Third Annual Golf Classic will take place May 28, 2015 at the Rock Spring Country Club in West Orange, NJ. The tournament will includes contests and prizes, along with a continental breakfast, cocktail hour and luncheon. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Sign-up today to enjoy a fun day of golf while supporting the NJSO and the production of gala opera here in New Jersey.


Full Golf Tickets ($210 per person)
Lunch Reception Only Tickets ($55 per person)


Cocktail Hour Sponsor ($1,600)
Beverage Cart Sponsor ($450)
Event Sponsor/Donation ($200)
Tee/Green Sponsor (*) ($150 per sign)
(*) For Tee/Green Sponsorships, please email the name on each sign to or call 973-484-3200.
To order/register by mail, please download and complete this order form and make checks payable to "NJ State Opera".
2015 Operlogue Series

2015 Operalogue Dates:

March 19: Gianni Schicchi and Turandot
April 16: Comparison of Gounod's FAUST & Boito's MEFISTOFELE
May 21: Continuation of FAUST and MEFISTOFELE Comparison
June 18: TBA

All operalogues are from 7pm-9pm.

More details coming soon!

Meet Our Executives
Al Lembo, Jr., President, Board of Directors

Al Lembo, Jr.

President, Board of Directors
Edward Perretti, Executive Director

Edward Perretti

Executive Director
Albert Stanziano, Artistic Director

Albert Stanziano

Artistic Director
Our History
E. Mario Bertolino
Franco Corelli
Fiorenza Cossotto
Mignon Dunn
Virginia Zeani
James McCracken
Birgit Nilsson
Eugenio Fernandi
Saturday | December 5
Van Vleck House & Gardens