Bryant Park presents New York City Opera in the park in spring and summer 2018.
New York City Opera
New York City Opera was founded at New York City Center in 1943 to make opera accessible to all New Yorkers at a reasonable price. It helped launch the careers of many now famous opera singers.
New York City Opera moved to Lincoln Center from 1966 to 2010. The Company ran into financial problems and closed in 2013, but was revived in 2016.
Today New York City Opera is back with its traditional emphasis on American opera.
New York City Opera in the Park
New York City Opera presents one hour performances of opera highlights.
Georges Bizet’s French comic opera set in Spain
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 6 pm. FREE
Giacomo Puccini’s Italian tragic opera
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6 pm. FREE
Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata (The Fallen Woman, 1853)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 6 – 7 pm. FREE
Barber of Seville
Giochino Rossini’s Italian comic opera set in Spain
Monday, September 17, 2018 at 6 pm. FREE
Visiting Bryant Park
Bryant Park is behind the New York Public Library
Sixth Avenue between 40th and 42nd St
Daily 7 am – 11 pm
- (7) to Fifth Ave – Bryant Park
- (E) to 42nd St – Bryant Park
- (B) (D) (F) (M) to 42nd St – Bryant Park
- (N) (Q) (R) (W) to Times Square – 42nd St
- (4) (5) (6) to Grand Central – 42nd St