A Note from the Stage Director of THE FLYING DUTCHMAN

by: Paula Suozzi Despite the title of the opera, I first came to this piece by way of Senta’s character. In initial discussions with Leslie (Costume Designer) and Noele (Scenery and Lighting Designer) and my own reading on the opera, I felt that I needed to understand her world before I could get a sense […]

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Notes from the Maestro of THE FLYING DUTCHMAN

By Joseph Rescigno At its premiere, Richard Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer was performed in a single act. Later, the composer adapted it to be performed in three acts with changes in the orchestration. I have studied the original and have happily used the final version in each of the productions I have conducted, as I […]

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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 1:00PM

Pre-Opera Lunch at THE FLYING DUTCHMAN


  Please Join Us For Lunch before the performance of Richard Wagner’s THE FLYING DUTCHMAN SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014 in the Bradley Pavilion Marcus Center for the Performing Arts 12:30 pm CASH BAR 1:00 pm LUNCH Followed By Remarks from Maestro Joseph Rescigno Please RSVP to Jillian Bruss by October 20th, 2014 at 414-291-5700 x212 […]

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Friday, October 24, 2014 at 6:00PM

Pre-Opera Dinner at THE FLYING DUTCHMAN


  Please Join Us For Dinner before the performance of Richard Wagner’s THE FLYING DUTCHMAN FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 in the Bradley Pavilion Marcus Center for the Performing Arts 5:15 pm CASH BAR 6:00 pm DINNER Followed By Remarks from General Manager William Florescu Please RSVP to Jillian Bruss by October 20th, 2014 at 414-291-5700 […]

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Florentine Opera featured in The Fun Blog - WTMJ

The 2014-15 Florentine Opera main-stage season is ready to go! Another great year of world-class performances await.  Bill Florescu, General Director of the Florentine Opera, joined Fun Blogger J. Pat Miller to talk about the company and this upcoming season!   Read the full article

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