Auditions for Berkshire Opera Festival Chorus

BOF announces auditions for the Berkshire Opera Festival Chorus for BOF’s summer 2020 production of W.A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni and BOF’s Gala Fifth Anniversary Concert.  Auditions will be held for the following chorus sections: ​ SOPRANOS ALTOS TENORS BARITONES/BASSES ​ Successful applicants will be added to the Berkshire Opera Festival Chorus roster. ​ Auditions will be held Saturday,…

Berkshire Opera Festival to Present Fifth Anniversary Gala Concert and Celebration Fundraiser

Hosted by Legendary Mezzo-Soprano Stephanie Blythe Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) celebrates its fifth anniversary with a special one-night-only Gala Concert and Post-Show Celebration & Fundraiser on Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 7:30 PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA. The Gala Concert serves as the official kick-off to BOF’s 2020 season and will…

REVIEW: “Rigoletto” at the Berkshire Opera Festival

by Fred Baumgarten For nearly three hours last Saturday afternoon, you could hear a pin drop inside the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield at the Berkshire Opera Festival’s presentation of Verdi’s classic tragedy, Rigoletto. That, and the sounds of splendid music, which the audience drank in with rapt attention. So good was this performance that a five-minute…

Berkshire Opera Festival Presents Verdi’s “Rigoletto”

Great Barrington, MA –Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) is proud to present Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece, Rigoletto for its third season, with performances August 25, 28, and 31 at the historic Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. The production is conducted by Artistic DirectorBrian Garman and directed by General Director Jonathon Loy. As with the first and second seasons, there will also be accompanying…

Berkshire Opera Festival Schedules “Rigoletto” for 2018

Great Barrington, MA – Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) is proud to present Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece, Rigoletto for its third season, with performances August 25, 28, and 31 at the historic Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. The production is conducted by Artistic Director Brian Garman and directed by General Director Jonathon Loy. As with the first and second seasons, there will also be…