FLORENTINE OPERA CELEBRATES A SUCCESSFUL MILESTONE YEAR


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014 Photos available upon request CONTACT: Richard Clark Director of Marketing and Communications 414-291-5700 ext. 213 rclark@florentineopera.org At the conclusion of the 80th Anniversary Season, the Florentine continues to flourish with a balanced budget, while making new strides in audience development and community engagement. MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin—September 17, 2014— The Florentine […]

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Rolando Sanz Wins The Maryland State Arts Council Star-Spangled Sing-Off


FO News Brief: Rolando Sanz, a Bethesda-based opera singer who has twice performed the Anthem at Camden Yards’ Opening Day Ceremony received the most votes in the online contest and wins the top prize of $1,814 and the opportunity to perform at a public event of Star-Spangled Spectacular, September 10-16 in Baltimore. Sanz, who has […]

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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:30PM

The Flying Dutchman (matinee)

Bass-baritone Wayne Tigges (Olin Blitch in Susannah, 2012) returns as the tormented Dutchman, opposite British soprano Alwyn Mellor making her Florentine debut as Senta. Florentine favorite bass Peter Volpe (Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni, 2006; Timur in Turandot, 2011; and Zuniga in Carmen, 2012) returns as Senta’s father, Daland. Danish tenor David Danholt makes his […]

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FLORENTINE OPERA GENERAL DIRECTOR NOMINATED to OPERA AMERICA BOARD POSITIONS for the 2014-15 SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2014 Photos available upon request CONTACT: Richard Clark Director of Marketing & Communications 414-291-5700 ext. 213 rclark@florentineopera.org FLORENTINE OPERA GENERAL DIRECTOR NOMINATED to OPERA AMERICA BOARD POSITIONS for the 2014-15 SEASON “The National Service Organization for Opera nominates William Florescu to multiple board positions. Florescu and the Florentine Opera Company […]

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Opera America Magazine Announces Florentine/Floyd Recording Project

From OPERA America Magazine Summer 2014 – FLORENTINE TO RECORD FLOYD Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera will initiate a series of concert productions and recordings of the works of Carlisle Floyd beginning in the 2014-2015 season. The project launches with Floyd’s Wuthering Heights, sponsored by local donors John Shannon and Jan Serr. Florentine’s general director, William Florescu, will […]

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