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Elmer Gantry–What a Subject for an Opera!

by: Corliss Phillabaum corliss@uwm.edu Note: One of the sad realities of opera production today is that when we see a successful new opera, we hardly ever get a chance to see it again—and in many cases it is rarely staged again. Elmer Gantry has already broken the repeat staging barrier with some seven productions so […]

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2015-2016 Season Reveal Event

Find out what’s in-store for Milwaukee audiences at this event hosted by the Florentine Opera Company! Join us for an exciting 82nd Season Reveal featuring musical selections from 2015-16 season productions performed by the Florentine Opera Studio Artists. Cocktail Hour with passable hors d’oeuvres: 6pm Comments from the General Director: 6:30pm

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The Young Singing Actor Intensive

The Young Singing Actor Intensive will take place Monday, July 27, 2015 through Friday, July 31, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Wayne & Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center. It will include workshops and training designed for students interested in pursuing advanced vocal studies. All students entering grades 7-12 are invited to apply. General […]

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Craig Verm

Craig Verm is rapidly gaining recognition for his “resonant, expressive baritone voice” (Denver Post) and riveting dramatic portrayals. In the 2012-13 season, he makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut as Albert in Werther. He also returns to the Teatro Municipal de Santiago for the title role of Billy Budd,

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