Boheme Opera NJ Guild Presents Program at Vineyard
On Sunday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m., the Boheme Opera NJ Guild presents “Some Enchanted Evening — Special Gems from Opera & Broadway” at Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington.
Baritone Charles Schneider and soprano Samantha Blossey, with Sandra Milstein Pucciatti at the piano, will offer works from opera and Broadway. Joseph Pucciatti, artistic director of Boheme Opera NJ, will give a special introduction. Appetizers and pizza will be provided. Hopewell Valley Vineyards wines will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle, along with non-alcoholic beverages.
Schneider has performed over 30 roles throughout the country, including The Bonze in Boheme Opera NJ’s 2023 production of Madama Butterfly. He is on the voice faculties of Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University and The Lawrenceville School, and he conducts the Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church Choir.
Blossey has performed roles from opera and musical theater throughout North America and Europe. She was recently the featured soloist with the Society of Musical Arts and will be the soprano soloist in the Dvorak Stabat Mater with the Steeple Concert Series. Several nights a year, she is an anthem singer for the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center.
Milstein Pucciatti studied piano with the Curtis Institute teachers and German master teacher Karl Ulrich Schnabel. Her career as a concert performer and professional accompanist has spanned a repertoire of instrumental and vocal genres. In 1989, she co-founded Boheme Opera NJ, for which she has been managing director since 1997. She is also the principal pianist for Boheme Opera’s active outreach programming.
Tickets are $75. Reservations and advanced payment are required by June 2. Visit bohemeopera.org/boheme-opera-guild for more information.