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Florentine to debut world-premiere children’s opera, A Busy Bee

By Kelly Schlicht, Development Manager Have you heard what’s buzzing around the Florentine lately? Its new children’s opera, A Busy Bee, will be flying into schools and community venues all over Southeast Wisconsin in 2018, serving more than 16,000 students. Florentine Staff Pianist Ruben Piirainen wrote the libretto and composed the original music. He and […]

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Holiday Concert at Colectivo Coffee (free!)

Seasons Greetings from the Florentine Opera! Join us for a festive afternoon of holiday songs at Colectivo Coffee, featuring our 2017-2018 Studio Artists – Rachel Blaustein (Soprano), Ashley Puenner (Mezzo-Soprano), Edward Graves (Tenor) and Nathaniel Hill (Baritone). The Studio Artists provide a prelude to the holidays with a concert of winter tunes and carols, reminding […]

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Celebrating the Season in Song at The University Club of Milwaukee

at the University Club of Milwaukee 924 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (complimentary covered parking)   Join the Florentine Opera for a special evening of cocktails, appetizers, and a fireside concert of winter tunes and carols, reminding us of the joys of this festive time of year.  featuring  The Florentine Opera Studio Artists Soprano Rachel Blaustein Mezzo-soprano […]

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Nathaniel Hill

Baritone Nathaniel Hill , from Ohio, is excited to be joining Florentine Opera for their 2017-2018 season, appearing in The Merry Widow, Venus & Adonis/Dido & Aeneas, The Prince of Players, and The Magic Flute. Nathaniel will spend the summer of 2017 at the Seagle Music Colony, premiering “Guildenstern” in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Herschel Garfein

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