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Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Young artists sing holiday favorites

The 2013-2014 Florentine Opera Studio Artists—Julie Tabash, soprano; Erin Gonzalez, mezzo-soprano; Aaron Short, tenor; and Pablo Siqueiros, baritone—celebrate the season in a concert of holiday favorites. These gifted, young singers will showcase their talents while giving opera lovers
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
 Movie Madness: Opening night of the fifth annual Milwaukee Film Festival brought out the usual cast of a thousand-plus. After the initial film, Break Up Man, cinema fans flooded Discovery World
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
 The Florentine Opera Company (930 E. Burleigh St.) invites audiences into their Riverwest studio to experience world-class opera free of fuss. The new @ The Center series offers affordable performances in an intimate, informal setting in the neighborhood in which the company resides. “We don’t want to just be
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Comedy, intrigue and sadness in ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

One way of viewing Mozart’s operatic masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro is as a landmark embodying the final glories of 18th-century classicism—a gleaming summation of “ancient regime” European aristocracy. Set on the
Monday, March 4, 2013

Florentine Opera brings ‘Albert Herring’ to the stage

 Always enterprising in its efforts to offer new and varied productions, the Florentine Opera, having won Grammy awards for its world premiere recording of Rio de Sangre and its brilliant CD of Elmer Gantry, offers another departure from standard operatic fare with Benjamin Britten’s
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
Idomeneo was Mozart's first truly great opera, its orchestration being one of its glories. The composer's frequent use of the chorus and extensive ballet displays a French style...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Lakefront Alterra - 7 p.m.

Here’s another sign that this summer is coming to a close faster than you think: Alterra Coffee Roasters and the Florentine Opera Company are wrapping up their popular “Florentine on the Lake” concert series tonight with one final performance of arias at Alterra’s lakefront location at 7 p.m. It’s a stark reminder that you’d . . .
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Alterra at the Lake - 7 p.m.

In addition to Jazz in the Park, another summer tradition also kicks off its season today, as the Alterra coffee shop near the lake again hosts performances from the Florentine Opera for its “Florentine at the Lake” series, which starts a 7 p.m. Let the company’s chorus members serenade you with stunning arias as . . .

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