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Selected Shorts with Frost Symphony Orchestra-Frost Opera Theater

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM - English

Frost Opera Theater students perform complete operas at a clip! Clocking in at less than five minutes, composer Thomas Sleeper’s short operas are each a universe unto itself.The program also include Barber's Hand of Bridge, Foss's Introductions and Goodbyes, and Hindemith's Hin und Zurück.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

Kimberly

305-284-2400

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Young Artist Season Debut

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - English

Join us for the traditional first concert of the season hosted by celebrated international soprano Diana Soviero.

This is your opportunity to hear the new class of Young Artists as they begin the year at FGO - and then watch them grow throughout the year!

Admission is free. RSVP is required.

Location

Balfe Studio at Florida Grand Opera's Doral Center
8390 NW 25 Strett, Miami, FL 33122 (Map)

Contact Information

Florida Grand Opera

1-800-741-1010

Songfest Broward Recital Series #1

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM - English

FGO presents Bel Canto Masters: Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini... and beyond. Featuring FGO Young Artists William Lee Bryan, Jessica E. Jones, and Mariya Kaganskaya.

At SongFest, context is the key: both treasured classics and little-known masterpieces are combined to provide a deeper understanding of the season’s operas. All recitals are performed by the dynamic members of FGO’s Young Artist Program, giving our audiences a chance to discover some rare and extraordinary talent.

Tickets are $10, FREE for Full Series Subscribers. RSVP is required.

Location

ArtServe, Inc.
1350 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Map)

Contact Information

Florida Grand Opera

1-800-741-1010

www.FGO.org

www.artserve.org

Miami Lyric Opera Gala

Oct 28, 2017 & Oct 29, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

The most loved arias, duets and ensembles with the inclusion of famous overtures and “intermezzi” from the most celebrated Italian operas such as La Forza del Destino, Lucia di Lammermoor, L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) and La Boheme.

Subscription Series!

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Songfest Miami Recital Series #1

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - English

FGO presents Bel Canto Masters: Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini... and beyond. Featuring FGO Young Artists William Lee Bryan, Jessica E. Jones, and Mariya Kaganskaya.

At SongFest, context is the key: both treasured classics and little-known masterpieces are combined to provide a deeper understanding of the season’s operas. All recitals are performed by the dynamic members of FGO’s Young Artist Program, giving our audiences a chance to discover some rare and extraordinary talent.

Tickets are $10, FREE for Full Series Subscribers. RSVP is required.

Location

Steinway Piano Gallery
4104 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

Florida Grand Opera

1-800-741-1010

www.FGO.org

Florida Grand Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor By Gaetano Donizetti

Nov 11, 2017 to Nov 18, 2017 - various times - English

A young bride loses it on her wedding night.

Lucia di Lammermoor is an acting and musical tour de force one of the acid tests of what a great soprano is all about. Lucia is the unlucky Scottish girl who becomes a pawn in her family’s plot to revive its fortunes, is forced into a marriage against her will and butchers her bridegroom on their wedding night. The role has been sung by some of the great sopranos of our time. Now, Anna Christy, acclaimed star at the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Lyric Opera of Chicago, brings her brilliant interpretation to South Florida audiences. Experience this haunting, atmospheric opera, complete with crumbling castles and ghostly apparitions, plus a breathtaking mad scene that will have you pinned to your seat. Come see why audiences continue to flock to this timeless and bloody romantic classic.

Sung in Italian with English and Spanish projected surtitles.

Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Announcing the 77th Opera Season in South Florida

Next date: Nov 13, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

The 77th Florida Grand Opera season promises to give you something to rave about, cast with some of the most sought-after singers in the opera world today. Our 2017-18 season will include four operas that deal with women who undergo experiences so powerful that they are never the same afterward.

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On November 11 we’ll take you to the 18th century with one of the most dramatic and best-loved works in the bell canto repertoire, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, with the extraordinary soprano Anna Christy, star of the Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera House.

In January 2018 we’ll travel to ancient Jerusalem with Richard Strauss’s Salome starring soprano Melody Moore, who has stunned audiences with performances at New York City Opera and Glimmerglass Festival.

In March 2018 we move from a Biblical setting to a mythological one with Christoph Willibald Gluck’s magnificent retelling of the Orpheus legend, Orfeo ed Euridice. Starring in one of the greatest vocal masterpieces is countertenor Anthony Roth Constanzo, who won the first prize in Placido Domingo’s 2012 Operalia Competition.

We then conclude the 77th season with our “Made for Miami” contemporary work that forges a strong connection with Miami’s rich and diverse communities, Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas. Starring in one of the most widely successful opera of the past two decades will be soprano Ana María Martínez, acclaimed for her performances at the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera.

4-Opera Subscriptions starts at $40, use promocode FGOMAG. Take a moment and subscribe now, either online.

Location

Florida Grand Opera
8390 NW 25th Street, Miami, FL 33122 (Map)

Florida Grand Opera Family Day

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM - English

Family Series Presented by Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay

Florida Grand Opera Family Day is a FREE fun-filled day where opera fans young and old - new to the genre or seasoned opera aficionados - can come and explore the world of opera through hands on activities, performances, interactive experiences, and the thrill of live theater.

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Florida Grand Opera: Rising Stars Cabaret

Feb 23, 2018 & Feb 24, 2018 - at 8:30 PM - English

Florida Grand Opera Rising Stars Concert features members of the 2017-18 Young Artists Program in a special Opera Cabaret celebrating more than 400 years of opera and musical theater. Experience some of the world’s most beloved arias and songs from Milan to Broadway!

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

The Color Purple

Feb 27, 2018 to Mar 4, 2018 - various times - English

THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new "ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times) directed by Tony winner John Doyle.

With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.

Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South in the musical sensation that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.” Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph!

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Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

The Bodyguard

Apr 3, 2018 to Apr 8, 2018 - various times - English

Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical will star Grammy®Award-nominee and R&B superstar DEBORAH COX!

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don’t expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, THE BODYGUARD features a host of irresistible classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and one of the biggest selling songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.

Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s Oscar-nominated Warner Bros. film and adapted by Academy Award-winner (Birdman) Alexander Dinelaris, The Bodyguard had its world premiere in London’s West End where it was nominated for four Laurence Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and won Best New Musical at the Whatsonstage Awards.

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Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

786-468-2000

www.arshtcenter.org

La Boheme

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 8:00 PM - English

La Bohème, the passionate and timeless story of love among young artists in Paris, can stake its claim as the world’s most popular opera. Performed to the music of Giacomo Puccini.

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

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