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(New Rochelle, NY) – February 2, 2018 – New Rochelle Opera will present an OPERATIC LOVE FEST, on March 11th, 2018 at 3:00 pm. The fundraiser concert will be held at The Fountainhead in New Rochelle, NY. All proceeds will support the Company’s 2018 production of Giacomo Puccini’s La Boheme.

“We haven’t presented a Love Fest concert since 2014,” said NRO Artistic Director Camille Coppola. “It was an extremely popular event with our patrons, so we decided to bring it back this year.” 

The fundraiser concert will feature arias, duets and ensemble pieces that embrace the theme of love performed by the some of the Company’s most popular soloists: soprano Roseanne Ackerley, mezzo-soprano Sara Petrocelli, tenor Tom Mulder and baritone Chad Armstrong. NRO Artistic Director Camille Coppola will narrate the program.

The program will begin at 3:00 pm at The Fountainhead, located at 55 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY. All tickets are $40, and include a coffee and dessert reception following the concert. To purchase advance tickets, visit www.nropera.org, or call 1-800-838-3006, Ext. 1. All tickets will be held at the door. For further information, call (914) 576-1617.

New Rochelle Opera Company was formed for the purpose of presenting imaginative and appealing operatic productions to the Westchester community.  It serves to create a deeper understanding and appreciation of live opera, and make it accessible and affordable to a diverse audience.  The company presents the art form in various capacities–fully staged performances, concert, school programs, workshops and demonstrations–engaging aspiring young artists as well as experienced professionals.  www.nropera.org