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09.22.2014 | 86 days ago | Posted at 10:16 AM

Florentine Opera’s Season Sampler

By John Schneider
The second season of the Florentine Opera’s wonderful @ The Center series starts this Friday and Saturday evening, Sept. 26-27.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Florentine Opera brings young love and tragedy to the stage

 Within a 10-year span, Giacomo Puccini composed three of the most popular operas ever written, Madama Butterfly, Tosca and the even
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Florentine Opera brings magic to Verdi’s classic

The Florentine Opera’s beautiful production of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata was a crowd-pleasing success. It takes a certain magic to bring together all the elements of this subtle masterpiece, which requires exceptional acting skills to match the aesthetic demands of the score. Thanks to Director 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Florentine Opera’s Near-Perfect Finale

 The Florentine Opera’s season finale, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, was an unqualified delight. Not only was it a tribute to this gentlest of the great composers, but a reminder that the tendency to “reinvent” operatic
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
 Tune In: The fun first anniversary celebration of Riverwest Radio at the Polish Falcon Hall included music by Paul Cebar and Mike Fredrickson and delicious potluck, highlighted by a home-baked cake by the organization’s
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
 Bizet’s Carmen has such a surefire story and score that any performance is almost guaranteed to impact an audience. It was the composer’s music that carried an unexciting and sometimes dull rendition at Florentine
Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

Florentine Opera brings the masterpiece to the stage

 “Carmen is a woman meant only for love and death.” These were the ominous words that Prosper Merimee used to describe the coarse Gypsy character he authored in his grungy 1845 novella. Yet Carmen’s name would soon...
Monday, June 25, 2012
On the Boulevard: A delightful evening of words and wine —“Verse and Vino”—raised funds for the irrepressible Boulevard Theatre, celebrating its “first” 26 years. The expansively beautiful Zimmerman Architectural Studios in the Menomonee...

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