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Vote to win tickets and our Grammy-nominated CD; 2016 Dates/Auditions, Il Trovatore – July 11, 7PM – Bring Your Own Beverage, BYOB OPERA SERIES

“Magic is wielded in the hands of Meetze!” American Record Guide
“Jay Meetze attracts a new generation of music lovers.” CNN
“Undeniably impressive.” Metropolitan Opera’s Opera News
“Jay Meetze achieved impressive results” The New York Times
“Meetze’s Flute was a game, witty and endearing.” New York Post
“It was a reminder that opera is still a “pop” art.” New York Daily News




​Vote on your favorite artist/s and clip/s. 
Clips with the most votes are featured in OCB’s BEST-OF-THE-YEAR Clips. 
Luke Grooms, Almaviva; Margaret O’Connell, Rosina; Boris Mitchell, Figaro; Ivan Amaro, Bartolo; Nathan Bahny, Basilio; David Tapp, Fiorello; Fran Bjorneby Kraemer, Berta; N. Aita, Pianist; J. Meetze, Conductor
Email resume. First-time audition fee is $35. If you have auditioned for OCB, the fee is $30. If you have worked with Opera Company of Brooklyn and want to audition, the fee is $20. If you have performed as a lead or soloist with Level A opera houses or orchestras, the audition fee is $10.
2016 SEASON: 21 Spectacular Operas!
Madama Butterfly, 1/30
Die Fledermaus, 2/13
Carmen, 2/27
Rigoletto, 3/12
Manon, 4/2
Das Rheingold, 4/16
Tosca, 5/7
Die Walkure, 5/21
Samson et Dalila, 6/4
Siegfried, 6/18
Hansel and Gretel, 7/9
Cinderella (Rossini), 7/23
Die Entführung, 8/6
Threepenny opera, 8/27
Acis and Galatea, 9/10
L’Italiana in Algeri, 9/24
Capriccio, 10/8
Pelleas & Melisande, 10/29
Ernani, 11/12
Tristan und Isolde,12/3
La Boheme, 12/17 

Verdi’s Il Trovatore, July 11, 7PM 

FREE drink at the Indian Road Cafe following the show!

Opera Company of Brooklyn’s famous Bring Your Own Beverage (BYOB) Opera Series in upper Manhattan’s Inwood 

Click here to buy tickets for our intimate opera series. 

Stars of Il Trovatore, July 11, 7PM

Conductor, Jay Meetze
​Pianist, Ming Kwong
Count di Luna, Thomas Cannon
Leonora, Elizabeth Perryman
Azucena, Fran Bjorneby Kraemer
Manrico, Michael Smith
Ferrando, Ivan Amaro
Ines, Erica Mundy
Ruiz, Adam Margulies
Messenger, Jesus Rodriguez
Enjoy your drinks while you hear and mingle with top-flight artists. Following the show, get a free drink at the Indian Road CaféShows are located in upper Manhattan at W. 218th Street & Indian Road.  1 train to 215 or A train to 207. After tickets are purchased, address is given. Ticket specials are available until they are sold out. Adults = $35, 2 for $50. Students with ID = $25 or 2 for $40Click here for Il Trovatore Synopsis.

To buy tickets for Il Trovatore, click here________________________________________________

About OCB
OCB was founded in 2000 by Meetze when he was a teacher in Brooklyn to showcase talented artists. OCB was featured on the Jeopardy quiz show, Good Morning America with MythBustersCNNNational Public Radio, 1010 WINS, reviews and articles (some front-page and full-page) in the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, NY Post and NY Daily News, New York Magazine, American Record Guide, Opera News and Crain’s New York Business. The company’s Grammy-nominated CD, Divas, on Albany Records and featuring music by and with American composer, Thomas Pasatieri, was named “Critic’s Choice” and “Best of the year” by Metropolitan Opera’s Opera News magazine.

SUPPORT OCB – Join the OCB Board of Directors, volunteer or intern. Email your resume. Send tax-deductible gifts to: OCB, 33 Indian Road, 1G, New York, NY 10034. Thank you for your support!


2015 – Attila, Idomeneo, Don Pasquale, Der Schauspieldirektor, I Pagliacci, Liebeslieder Waltzes, Trouble in Tahiti, Falstaff, Faust, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Salome
2014 – Opera by Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Don Giovanni, Fidelio, The Telephone, Amelia Goes to the Ball, La fille du régiment
2013 – Così fan tutte, Werther
2012 – Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, Dido and Aeneas, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Roméo et Juliette, L’elisir d’amore, The Tales of Hoffmann , La traviata, Die Zauberflöte, Alcina, Mozart’s Der Messias
2011 – Pagliacci, Tosca, Rigoletto, Carmen, Barber of Seville
2010 – The Medium, L’elisir d’amore, Die Fledermaus, Suor Angelica, La Clemenza di Tito, The Magic Flute, The Barber of Seville, Le nozze di Figaro, La bohème
2009 – I Puritani, L’elisir d’amore, La traviata, Don Giovanni, Susannah, Così fan tutte, Madama Butterfly, Amahl and the Night Visitors
2008 – Così fan tutte, Die Fledermaus, The Barber of Seville, The Magic Flute, Korczak’s Orphans, Carmen, Le nozze di Figaro, Amahl and the Night Visitors
2007 – Così fan tutte, The Magic Flute, Roméo et Juliette, Korczak’s Orphans, Un ballo in maschera, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Die Fledermaus, Tosca
2006 – I Pagliacci, Suor Angelica, Giulio Cesare, The Impresario, The Medium, La Divina, Signor Deluso, La bohème, The Magic Flute, Marriage of Figaro, La Rondine, The Italian Girl in Algiers, Rigoletto, Carmen, The Barber of Seville, Eugene Onegin, La traviata, The Elixir of Love, The Magic Flute
2005 – Lucia di Lammermoor, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, Così fan tutte, La Divina, Signor Deluso
2004 – Marriage of Figaro
2003 – The Abduction from the Seraglio, La Rondine, Rigoletto, Romeo and Juliet, Magic Flute, Carmen, The Barber of Seville, Così fan tutte
2002 – Don Giovanni
2001 – Madama Butterfly, Amahl and the Night Visitors
2000 – The Impresario, The Medium
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