THE SILK CITY 
Libretto and Music by Francesco Santelli

A story of passion and drama in the turbulent times 
of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913

`The Silk City Opera is a masterpiece`
Susan Balik, Director of Cultural Affairs of the Passaic County 
Cultural and Heritage Commission 






































































The Garden State Opera 
181 Long Hill Road Unit 2-15 Little Falls, NJ 07424 
 Email: [email protected] / (973) 986-4600 ​
                           GARDEN STATE OPERA 
                                          Francesco Santelli, Artistic Director    
                        The New Jersey Opera Company - 2021-22 Season

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   and Heritage Council 
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The Garden State Opera will be holding auditions in New York City for the second performance of the opera `The Silk City`. 
 Rehearsals will be in Manhattan, the final Dress Rehearsals and the two performances will be in northern New Jersey, on April 2 and April 10, 2022. The production will be fully staged, with orchestra. Singers interested in attending the auditions can email resume, headshot, contact information and media to                 
                       [email protected]
The audition dates are January 6 and 7, 2022, 4–7 PM 
 in Midtown Manhattan, NYC. All roles are available.
   (http://gardenstateopera.homestead.comThe-Silk-City.html)  
We will contact you with information on the Audition `s location and 
the audition time. Applications are accepted even after the audition date.  The Garden State Opera COVID policy is that Singers, Staff and Orchestra Musicians will be fully vaccinated, rehearsals and performances will be without masks.  

GSO AUDITIONS  ANNOUNCEMENT