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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Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11:00am and 1:30pm

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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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:30pm

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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Fan favorites return for the Florentine’s fall debut

Fan favorites return for the Florentine’s fall debut By Kelly Schlicht, Development Manager When the Florentine Opera hits the Marcus Center stage on October 20 and 22 with its production of The Merry Widow, there will be many familiar faces that local opera fans will recognize. Soprano Alyson Cambridge will make her role debut as […]

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A conversation with The Merry Widow’s leading lady, Soprano Alyson Cambridge

A conversation with The Merry Widow’s leading lady, Soprano Alyson Cambridge By Kelly Schlicht, Development Manager   KS: What’s it like to be coming back to the Florentine? AC: I’m thrilled to be coming back to Florentine! I had such amazing experiences with both La Boheme and Madama Butterfly. Bill Florescu has been a wonderful […]

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