"Here is a company providing a valuable service to both artists and audience, and to be sincerely commended."
"dell’Arte serves as a training ground for rising young singers,
and the vocal performances here spoke well for its efforts."
James Oestreich, NYTimes
helping singers bridge the gap
The gap between academic training and a flourishing career is wide, and few singers can bridge it without the kind of assistance that dell’Arte Opera Ensemble has been providing in New York City at no cost to singers for the past twelve years.
Watch a video montage of past seasons by clicking HERE.
nuRturing singers and attracting new opera lovers
The company’s dual mission is to nurture emerging opera artists through rehearsal and performance opportunities, seminars and master classes, and to attract new audiences by offering them high-quality opera presentations featuring exciting young artists at little- or no-cost. Our emphasis is on ‘learning by doing,’ backed by the philosophy that only superior craft creates great art.
BUILDING A FOUNDATION OF musical essentials
dell’Arte is committed to the essential building blocks of opera: great singing, great music, and great drama. Singers working with dell’Arte range from those who have just exited school to those pursuing regional careers and even covering major roles at the Metropolitan Opera.
PROVIDING world-class enrichment
TO SINGERS AND AUDIENCE ALIKE
Young singers receive first-rate, completely free private coaching, the support of enthusiastic and talented colleagues, and collaboration with professional instrumentalists, culminating in a highly enriching performance experience. Audiences enjoy the fresh excitement of experiencing role debuts and witnessing important landmarks in each singer’s artistic process.
dell'Arte Opera Ensemble
is a proud member of the
New York Opera Alliance
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from