1. Opera on Tap
July 27 at Barbès
A group of self-described beer-swilling vocalists and musicians from top ensembles (City Opera, Berlin Staatsoper, New York Philharmonic) perform opera’s greatest hits while you guzzle along.
2. New York Grand Opera
August 1 at Central Park, Naumburg Band Shell
Bring a picnic for Puccini’s Tosca, led by New York institution Vincent La Selva, who kicks off his 33rd year of free opera in the park.