THE  GARDEN STATE OPERA

The Garden State Opera,  was founded  in 1999  with the purpose of offering quality opera productions at low ticket prices  in  New Jersey.   GSO offers fully staged opera  productions with orchestra and  projected titles and has performed in Passaic,  Essex and Bergen counties with singers and musicians from the NYC metro area.   The Garden State Opera has been performing in the Caldwell University Concert Series in collaboration with the College's Music Department since 2005. For its programs presented in Passaic County, the Garden State Opera has received grants from the Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council since 2003. The Garden State Opera is a 501 (c) (3)  non profit organization.  
   SPONSORS   

THE ACHELIS AND BODMAN FOUNDATIONS
CALDWELL  UNIVERSITY  MUSIC DEPARTMENT
PNC BANK 
PASSAIC COUNTY CULTURAL  AND HERITAGE COUNCIL
PUZO RESTAURANT
NEW JERSEY MUSIC AND ARTS, INC. 


                         PRODUCTION TEAM 

Francesco Santelli, Artistic and Music Director
Dan Yates,  Stage Director
Dr. Laura Greenwald, Chorus Master
Caldwell University Chorale 
Master Chorus Camerata
Art of Motion Dance Theatre  
Shawn Chang and Julia Chou, Accompanists 
Dan Yates,    Sets Designer  
Mary Krous, Marketing  

                           GARDEN STATE OPERA                                The New Jersey Opera Company - 2017 Season