Arturo Chacon-Cruz and Ailyn Perez Lead Florida Grand Opera's LA BOHEME, 11/17-12/8
Florida Grand Opera
To reserve tables or individual tickets for the full gala evening as well as sponsorship or underwriting information, please contact Denise Courshon at 305-854-1643 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about La bohème performances, contact the Box Office by phone at 800-741-1010 or online at www.FGO.org.
A 60-second preview is available at www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOjDTTOyLvw.
Performances will be sung in Italian with English and Spanish projected translations
MIAMI - Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County / Ziff Ballet Opera House
November 17, 2012, at 7 p.m. – Opening Night
November 21, 24, 27, & 30, 2012, at 8 p.m.
December 2, 2012, matinee at 2 p.m.
FORT LAUDERDALE - Broward Center for the Performing Arts / Au-Rene Theater
December 6, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.
December 8, 2012, at 8 p.m.
The cast features Ailyn Pérez as Mimì, Arturo Chacón-Cruz as Rodolfo, Brittany Ann Reneé Robinson as Musetta, Mark Walters as Marcello, Adam Lau as Colline, Ryan Milstead as Schaunard, Craig Colcough as Benoit and Alcindoro.
Ramon Tebar conducts with direction by David Gately, set design by R. Keith Brumley, costume design by Malabar, Ltd. and lighting design by Mark Stanley.
Subscriptions for the 2012-2013 season start at only $36 and single tickets are as low as $11. FGO's Box Office is located at the Doral Center on 8390 NW 25 St., Doral, FL 33122, and is open to the public from 10am to 4pm, Monday through Friday during the season. Offices are closed on Fridays in the summer. Tickets may also be purchased by phone at 800-741-1010 or online at www.FGO.org.
Florida Grand Opera (FGO), the oldest performing arts organizations in Florida, celebrates its 72nd year of continuously producing grand opera during the 2012-2013 season, which features: Puccini's La bohème, Nov. 17 through Dec. 8; Mozart's The Magic Flute, Jan. 29 through Feb. 23; Bellini's La sonnambula, Feb. 9 through Feb. 17; and Verdi's La traviata, Apr. 20 through May 5.
Founded in 1941 as Greater Miami Opera and later merging with The Opera Guild Inc. in 1994, FGO presents a mixture of standard repertoire and contemporary works as well as commissions new productions – all featuring projected translations in English and Spanish. FGO, recognized for funding by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding is also provided, in part, by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council. Program support is provided by the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council. Florida Grand Opera is a Resident Company of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and a member company of OPERA America. American Airlines is the Official Airline, Intercontinental Miami is the Official Hotel and Steinway & Sons is the Official Piano of Florida Grand Opera.