Share this project

Done

Share this project

Done
dell'Arte offers two gripping French operas in August 2012 - our ninth season of supporting emerging opera singers in debut roles!
dell'Arte offers two gripping French operas in August 2012 - our ninth season of supporting emerging opera singers in debut roles!
71 backers pledged $3,226 to help bring this project to life.

About this project

Fund "Carmen" & "Carmelites": Sizzling Summer Operas in NYC! project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

$3,226

71

Two sizzling French operas - Bizet's "Carmen" and Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmelites" will be presented this August in Manhattan's East Village with your help!  Your donations will help prepare 60 young singers for their debut roles, give them private coaching and masterclasses with great coaches and conductors (like Pierre Vallet of the Metropolitan Opera) and provide the best instrumentalists to make the music soar.  Help a young singer to cultivate their craft, then come see them put it all on stage!

Directors:  Carmen:  Knud Adams;  Carmelites:  Victoria Crutchfield

Featured artists to include: Jennifer Moore, Maryann Stewart, Leanne Gonzalez-Singer, Raphael Treiner, Laura Federici, Nicholas Connolly, Georgios Argeratos, Maria Alu, Elisabeth Shoup, Adam Juran, Anna Yelizarova, Kian Freitas, Shawn Thuris, Brian Long, Mary  Alice Korth, Lauren Onsrud, Elias Notus, Gennadiy Visotsky, Yungee Rhie, Jocelyn O'Toole, Clayton Okaly, Camille Ortiz-Lafont, Allison Waggener, Mary Starkey, Jonathan Morales, John Torres and many more!

FAQ

Support this project

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge $15 or more About $15

    Your name in our 2012 season programs.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    21 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    The above, plus 1 full-color 2012 Carmen and Carmelites Production poster.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 12 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    The above, plus 1 ticket for admission to either show ( 1 ticket total).

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 8 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    All of the above offers, plus Free Admission to one dress rehearsal.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 0 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    All of the above, plus one Preferred Seating ticket to each performance on the date of your choosing, or two tickets to one show (2 tickets total).

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 6 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    All of the above, plus 2 Preferred Seating Tickets to one performance of each show (4 tickets total).

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 2 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Your company logo in our program (or an 1/4 page ad containing a message of your choosing), plus 2 Preferred Seating Tickets to "Carmen" and 2 to "Carmelites"; a 2012 "Carmen and Carmelites" production poster signed by principal cast members. Also, invitations to private concert events hosted by dell'Arte Opera Ensemble during the 2012-2013 season.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 1 backer
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Dinner in September 2012 at the home of Maestro Christopher Fecteau, prepared by the Maestro himself - menu to be selected by the winner of this gift. 2 Preferred Seating Tickets to "Carmen" and 2 tickets to "Carmelites"; 2012 "Carmen and Carmelites" production poster signed by principal cast members. Also, invitations to all private concert events hosted by dell'Arte Opera Ensemble during the 2012-2013 season.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 0 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    2 Preferred Seating Tickets to each performance, your 1/4 page ad in our program plus invitations to all concert events in 2012 and 2013 and a private concert in your home by dell'Arte artists and Maestro Fecteau in the fall or winter of 2012.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    0 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (29 days)