Don't miss: the 2nd annual New York Opera Fest

Interview between Schmopera & Peter Szep, Festival Chair

Starting with a kickoff party on April 27th, and ending with a new works concert on June 23, the 2017 New York Opera Fest is a dizzying collection of opera, presented by the City's most creative and iconic companies. The 20+ events offer something for everyone, from operatic classics like Falstaff to exciting new works like Tom Cipullo's Glory Denied and Robert Paterson's Three Way.

We spoke with NYOF head Peter Szep, about the rapidly growing New York Opera Alliance, the community focus on this year's Festival, and the events he's personally excited about. Click here for full details and to book tickets.