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2018 Season

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Opera: Madama Butterfly

Yulia Lysenko

Cio-Cio-san: Yulia Lysenko

Janara Kellerman

Suzuki: Janara Kellerman (Photo: Alisabeth von Presley

Michael White

Pinkerton: Michael White

Paul La Rosa

Sharpless: Paul La Rosa (Photo by Nick Granito)

Anthony Webb

Goro: Anthony Webb

Chad Armstrong

Prince Yamadori: Chad Armstrong

 

Musical: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Coming soon….

 

YOUNG PIANISTS COMPETITION

Randy Brown of Jacobs Music Company presents Junior Artists Category Award to Elizabeth Yang of Belle Mead, New Jersey (2017)

LiYuan Byrne

Randy Brown of Jacobs Music Company presents Richard Tang Yuk Award for Outstanding Performance to LiYuan Byrne of Verona, NJ (2017)

 

Chamber Music: Concordia Chamber Players

Michelle Djokic, Artistic Director

Concordia Chamber Players

2015 Princeton Festival concert (photo by André Peele)

Concordia Chamber Players

2014 Princeton Festival concert

 

Jazz: Peter & Will Anderson Quintet

Photo by Lynn Redmile

Photo by Lynn Redmile

 

Baroque Orchestra

Baroque orchestra

2016 Festival Baroque Orchestra (photo by Jessi Franko)

Juan Carlos Zamudio, concertmaster

Juan Carlos Zamudio, concertmaster (photo by Jessi Franko)

(photo by Jessi Franko)

Sian Ricketts, oboe (photo by Jessi Franko)

 

 

Education & Community Engagement Programs

John Burkhalter III

John Burkhalter III

2016 Artists Round Table

2016 Artists Round Table

Marianne Grey

Andrew Lovett

Andrew Lovett

Timothy Urban

Timothy Urban

 

“Music That Tells a Story” Workshop (2016)

Assistant Stage Manager Tony Zanghi (photo by Pia Ruggles)

Assistant Stage Manager Tony Zanghi (photo by Pia Ruggles)

Set designer Jonathan Dahm Robertson (photo by Pia Ruggles)

Set designer Jonathan Dahm Robertson (photo by Pia Ruggles)

Wig & makeup for Kathryn Krasovec (photo by Pia Ruggles)

Wig & makeup for Kathryn Krasovec (photo by Pia Ruggles)

The orchestra up close and personal (photo by Pia Ruggles)

The orchestra up close and personal (photo by Pia Ruggles)

(photo by Pia Ruggles)

(photo by Pia Ruggles)

(photo by Pia Ruggles)

(photo by Pia Ruggles)


PRESS RELEASES

Local Fan Wins Season Pass to 2018 Princeton Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 20, 2018

Contact: Thomas V. Lento
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Mary Anne Walker Chosen in Marketing Survey Drawing

Princeton area resident, musician, and teacher Mary Anne Walker has won tickets to all eight of the Princeton Festival’s (www.princetonfestival.org) performing arts presentations during the 2018 season, which runs from June 9 to July 1.

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Tickets Go On Sale for Princeton Festival’s 2018 Season of Musical Comedy, Opera, Jazz, and Baroque Music

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 12, 2018

Contact: Thomas V. Lento
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2018 Season collage (right-click to download)

14th Annual June Festival Offers Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” Peter and Will Anderson Jazz Quintet, Chamber Music, Baroque Orchestral and Choir Concerts, Lectures, Previews, Special Events

Ticket sales for the 14th season of The Princeton Festival, which runs June 9 to July 1, start today on the Festival’s website (www.princetonfestival.org), by phone at 609-258-2787, or in person.

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“Kimonos Encouraged” at Princeton Festival Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2018

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Theme for April 21 Event Reflects “Madama Butterfly,” This Year’s Opera; Stars of “Butterfly” and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” Will Perform

Guests who attend the annual Princeton Festival pre-season Gala on April 21 at the Cobblestone Creek Country Club in Lawrenceville are encouraged to wear kimonos instead of conventional formal attire this year in recognition of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, the Festival’s featured opera for 2018.

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Governor Murphy Attends Princeton Festival Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 23, 2018

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy was an honored guest at the 14th annual fund-raising gala for The Princeton Festival at Cobblestone Creek Country Club on Saturday, April 21.

The event kicked off the Festival’s season of opera, Broadway musical, jazz, Baroque music, and piano competition. Performances start Saturday, June 9. More information at www.princetonfestival.org.

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The Princeton Festival Offers Two New Free Performing Arts Workshops for High School, College Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2, 2018

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Enrollment Limited for “The Making of a Musical” and “Bringing Opera
to the Stage”.

Registration is now open for The Princeton Festival’s
(www.princetonfestival.org) new interactive workshops on opera and musical theater.

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Princeton Festival “Music that Tells a Story” Program Offers Free Interactive Workshop, Attendance at a Professional Opera Performance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 9, 2018

Contact: Thomas V. Lento
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Registration is now open for The Princeton Festival’s popular Music That Tells a Story, a free introduction to opera that includes an interactive workshop led by professional singer and educator Dr. Rochelle Ellis plus admission to a fully-staged performance of the Puccini favorite Madama Butterfly.

More information and an online enrollment form is available at https://princetonfestival.org/event/2018-opera-workshop-music-tells-story/.

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Opera Stars, Production Staff to Share Stories, Experiences at 2018 Princeton Festival Guild Artists’ Round Table

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 14, 2018

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Free Annual Event Gives Audiences a Peek Behind the Scenes

PRINCETON, NJ (May 14, 2018) – Performers and production crew from Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, this year’s Princeton Festival opera, will share their personal experiences with the public during the annual Princeton Festival Guild Artists’ Round Table on Wednesday May 30 at 6:30 pm in the Cooper Conference Room of the Erdman Center for Continuing Education, Princeton Theological Seminary. 20 Library Place, Princeton NJ. Full information is available at https://princetonfestival.org/event/2018-artists-round-table/.

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The Princeton Festival receives grant from Northfield Bank Foundation for its Young Emerging Artists program.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 16, 2018

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Princeton, NJ – The Princeton Festival (www.princetonfestival.org) recently received a grant of $8,000 from Northfield Bank Foundation. The grant will help further the Festival’s mission of enriching the communities it serves through a multi-dimensional, world-class performing arts summer festival by supporting its Young Emerging Artists program.

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