Vital Opera

Vital Opera is a social impact arts organization dedicated to cultivating human connection through the medium of operatic expression. In addition to creating socially relevant projects with the highest artistic standards, Vital Opera is committed to community engagement, audience education, and artist development.

 

Photo courtesy of Joshua South Photography

NEW: Queens Voice Lab Panel Series

Check out our upcoming livestreamed QVL Panels–

  • Mental and Emotional Self-Care for Professional Singers
    Wednesday, November 9, 2022 4:30pm EST
     
  • Pathways to Professional Success as a Singer
    Thursday, November 10, 2022 4:30pm EST
     
  • On-Stage Representation vs. Tokenism in Opera and other Vocal Arts
    Thursday, December 1, 2022 4:30pm EST
     

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Current Projects
Queens Voice Lab

Queens Voice Lab

Launched in July 2020, Queens Voice Lab is a diverse and inclusive, artist-led community for professional singer-actors. Originally intended as a workspace for artists to center their creative process, QVL has evolved to meet the needs of its artists and now serves primarily as a paid opportunity for participants to regularly engage and cultivate a supportive community of peers.

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Halcyon

Halcyon

Halcyon (formerly Unfinished ) is a new documentary-style opera that explores the question: “What happens to us when a place that matters to us comes to ruin?”

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Past Projects

Four Hands of Bridge

Four Hands of Bridge

In April 2015 we premiered Four Hands of Bridge, an experimental evening featuring four consecutive performances of Samuel Barber’s A Hand of Bridge. This brief, yet intense opera explores themes of consumerism, marital infidelity, the loss of a loved one, and isolation in modern society.

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Artist Development Workshop on Le Nozze Di Figaro

Artist Development Workshop on Le Nozze Di Figaro

Our artist development workshop on Le Nozze di Figaro in November of 2013 was an opportunity for a group of nine singer-actors to delve deeply into the music, text, plot, and characters of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro).

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Vital Opera is an Associate Member of Opera America and a Member of the New York Opera Alliance and the New York Council of Nonprofits