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Palm Beach Opera Opens Season With Puccini's TOSCA Palm Beach Opera Opens Season With Puccini's TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2018

Palm Beach Opera will present Giacomo Puccini's Tosca for one weekend only, Jan. 26-28, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach.... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Presents SALOME in Miami and Fort Lauderdale Beginning 1/27 Florida Grand Opera Presents SALOME in Miami and Fort Lauderdale Beginning 1/27
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2018

Very few works of art retain the power to shock and disturb that they showed on their opening night decades earlier. One of those is Richard Strauss's 1905 operaSalome. When it first appeared, this steamy brew of eroticism and religion so unnerved audiences that it was banned in Vienna and London. T... (more...)
Palm Beach Opera Cancels OPERA @ THE WATERFRONT Due to Inclement Weather Palm Beach Opera Cancels OPERA @ THE WATERFRONT Due to Inclement Weather
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2017

Palm Beach Opera is cancelling its free annual Opera @ The Waterfront concert due to the forecasted inclement weather this weekend.... (more...)
Palm Beach Opera to Present OPERA @ THE WATERFRONT This December Palm Beach Opera to Present OPERA @ THE WATERFRONT This December
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2017

Palm Beach Opera will present Opera @ The Waterfront, its free, annual open-air concert, at the Meyer Amphitheatre in downtown West Palm Beach on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 pm.... (more...)
University of Central Florida Opera to present OPERA SCENES 2017: AMERICAN OPERA University of Central Florida Opera to present OPERA SCENES 2017: AMERICAN OPERA
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2017

The University of Central Florida (UCF) Opera will present its Fall Semester Workshop Scenes Program on Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m., where a variety of scenes from different operas will be performed in English, accompanied by supertitles.... (more...)
Andrew Surrena Steps in for David Guzman in LA TRAVIATA at Sarasota Opera Andrew Surrena Steps in for David Guzman in LA TRAVIATA at Sarasota Opera
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2017

Executive Director Richard Russell and Artistic Director Victor DeRenzi have announced that tenor Andrew Surrena will return to Sarasota Opera this season to sing the role of Alfredo in Sarasota Opera's fall production of Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata, opening Friday, November 3rd. David Guzman, who ... (more...)
BWW Review: The St. Petersburg Opera Company Presents Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS at the Palladium BWW Review: The St. Petersburg Opera Company Presents Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS at the Palladium
by Peter Nason - July 05, 2017

Some performances and strong (perhaps too strong) orchestration aren't enough to save this odd production of a classic musical.... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Plans Its Most Ambitious Season Yet Florida Grand Opera Plans Its Most Ambitious Season Yet
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Under the leadership of General Director and CEO Susan T. Danis, Florida Grand Opera's 2017-18 season continues the upward trajectory of the past few seasons. The company will offer an exciting mix of works, from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries, in compelling productions cast with som... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's A MASKED BALL, 4/29 Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's A MASKED BALL, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Excitement is building as Florida Grand Opera (FGO) prepares to open its production of one of Verdi's greatest works, Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), a searing drama of royal intrigue and the conflict between duty and following one's heart. Long considered one of the ultimate challenges for th... (more...)
Met Opera Star Sondra Radvanovsky to Perform in Annual Gala at Palm Beach Opera, 2/15 Met Opera Star Sondra Radvanovsky to Perform in Annual Gala at Palm Beach Opera, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Palm Beach Opera is proud to announce that Metropolitan Opera star Sondra Radvanovsky will be performing at its annual Gala on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach.... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Announces Second YALA Summer Vocal Institute Florida Grand Opera Announces Second YALA Summer Vocal Institute
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is accepting applications for its second annual Youth Artist Learning Academy (YALA) Summer Vocal Institute. Specifically designed for students in grades 7-12, YALA gears its program toward young aspiring opera singers, those who want to learn about backstage craft, as well... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Presents 'Family Day' Celebration for Mother's Day, 5/14 Florida Grand Opera Presents 'Family Day' Celebration for Mother's Day, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

As a special Mother's Day gift to its community, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) presents a special 'Family Day' celebration on May 14, 2017 at Pompano Beach Cultural Arts Center. The free event runs from 1 pm to 4 pm.... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera and PAMM Present OUT OF SIGHT Florida Grand Opera and PAMM Present OUT OF SIGHT
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Two of Miami's leading cultural institutions, the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and Florida Grand Opera (FGO), are collaborating on a special event, pairing music and art, on April 27, 2017 at 7 pm.... (more...)
Opera Tampa Announces 2017-18 Season Opera Tampa Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

The 2017-2018 Opera Tampa season engages the senses with powerhouse operas designed to thrill opera lovers and our growing fanbase of newcomers to the form. The glorious series, featuring the work of Rossini, Mozart and Verdi, promises big plans, bold choices and bloody consequences.... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Announces 2017 HD AT THE OPERA HOUSE Series Sarasota Opera Announces 2017 HD AT THE OPERA HOUSE Series
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2017 season of 'HD at the Opera House'.  This weekly Sunday afternoon series of filmed performances, which debuted in 2014, has allowed Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to year-around.... (more...)
Lenore Rosenberg of the Met Opera to Present Masterclass, 5/9 Lenore Rosenberg of the Met Opera to Present Masterclass, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

Lenore Rosenberg, the highly regarded associate artistic administrator of the Metropolitan Opera, will appear in a public masterclass on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:30 pm, at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Coral Gables, Florida. Rosenberg's masterclass, presented by Florida Grand Opera and Steinway Pia... (more...)
Opera Orlando Presents 2nd Annual Gala, THE GUILDED AGE ON THE GUILDED STAGE Opera Orlando Presents 2nd Annual Gala, THE GUILDED AGE ON THE GUILDED STAGE
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2017

Throw on your flapper dress or grab your Charlie Chaplin hat and cane and enjoy the revelry of a party not soon to be forgotten. Opera Orlando is pulling out all the stops to make sure that this year's Gala will be one of, if not the single most enjoyable and spectacular event happening this year in... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, 4/29 Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

A tortuous love triangle involving the King of Sweden. A mysterious fortune teller who predicts that the King will soon die. An assassination plot. Few of Giuseppe Verdi's operas contain as many bewitching elements as his 1859 masterpiece Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), which opens at Florida ... (more...)
Sarasota Opera Unveils New Artist Housing Sarasota Opera Unveils New Artist Housing
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

On Tuesday, March 21st, Sarasota Opera officially dedicated the newly built Steinwachs Artist Residences for Sarasota Opera located at 1444 Boulevard of the Arts in Sarasota, FL.... (more...)
BWW Review: L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI at Sarasota Opera House BWW Review: L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI at Sarasota Opera House
by Carolan Trbovich - March 28, 2017

Sarasota Opera House Brings Humor to the stage in Italian Girl in Algiers... (more...)
BWW Review: DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES at Sarasota Opera House BWW Review: DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES at Sarasota Opera House
by Carolan Trbovich - March 23, 2017

Last Chance to see Dialogues des Carmelites at the Sarasota Opera House... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LOVE OF THREE KINGS at Sarasota Opera BWW Review: THE LOVE OF THREE KINGS at Sarasota Opera
by Carolan Trbovich - March 16, 2017

Sarasota Opera The Love of Three Kings... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season Florida Grand Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2017

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) General Director and CEO Susan T. Danis today unveiled plans for the company's 2017-18 season. Anchored by the theme 'Divas to Die For,' FGO's seventy-seventh season will boast a diverse range of works about women on dangerous emotional journeys.... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Begins Casting For 2016-2017 Season Florida Grand Opera Begins Casting For 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2016

Florida Grand Opera (FGO), with its new artistic vision, is proud to announce the casting choices for the four productions of its 2016-17 Season, which include Georges Bizet's Carmen, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Jorge Martin's Before Night Falls, and Giuseppe Verdi's A Masked Ball (Un ... (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Celebrates a Successful First Year of the New Youth Artist Learning Academy Florida Grand Opera Celebrates a Successful First Year of the New Youth Artist Learning Academy
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2016

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is proud to announce the success of its inaugural year of the Youth Artist Learning Academy (YALA) Summer Vocal Institute. This two-week intensive program led fifteen (15) aspiring opera singers and enthusiasts aged 14 to 19 through courses and coaching with industry profes... (more...)