The 2018-19 Season

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opera potluck salon

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 6pm
Areté Gallery
67 West St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

The return of Rhymes With Opera's popular Salon series featured performances from NYC area ensembles. In addition, this Salon included a special preview performance of The Impossible She (music by Daniel Thomas Davis), slated for its world premiere in May 2019.


New York Opera Fest Opening Event

Spring 2019 (stay tuned for date information!)
National Opera Center (New York, NY)

Rhymes With Opera is excited to again be part of the New York Opera Fest, a monthlong celebration of local opera in New York City, supported and organized by the New York Opera Alliance.

 Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok.

Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok.

the impossible she

Opera in One Act
World Premiere
Music by Daniel Thomas Davis

Also featuring the world premiere of On Loneliness and Solitude by Colin Read

Friday, May 10, 2019, 8pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8pm
Friday, May 17, 2019, 8pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 8pm

World Premiere
124 Bank Street Theatre
124 Bank St, New York, NY

  • $50 VIP tickets for May 10 and May 17 (includes pre-show reception with the artists and preferred seating)

  • $20 General Admission for all performances

Rhymes With Opera presents the world premiere of Daniel Thomas Davis’s new opera The Impossible She. This new opera focuses on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt, juxtaposing aspects of the first lady’s personal relationships with her political persona as experienced by a fictitious radio-listener.

In addition to this one-act opera, Rhymes With Opera will also present the world premiere of Colin Read’s On Loneliness and Solitude. Both Read’s and Davis’s works were commissioned by Rhymes With Opera.

Previous events

Robert / Salon

Season preview

Saturday, September 29, 2018
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W. 37th Street, New York, NY

Our annual preview of the upcoming season, including performances by composers Colin Read and Daniel Thomas Davis, including brand-new music that will be premiered in our May 2019 mainstage.