Friday, August 14, 2015 at 12:00pm

Florentine Live @ Peck Pavilion

Live at Peck Pavilion is a series that brings action outside to the beautiful Peck Pavilion nestled between the Milwaukee River and a mature grove of chestnut trees on the Marcus Center grounds. The new River’s Edge Patio will be open for all performances with food and beverages available for purchase from Sazama’s Fine Catering. General […]

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Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:00pm

Florentine Live @ Peck Pavilion

Live at Peck Pavilion is a series that brings action outside to the beautiful Peck Pavilion nestled between the Milwaukee River and a mature grove of chestnut trees on the Marcus Center grounds. The new River’s Edge Patio will be open for all performances with food and beverages available for purchase from Sazama’s Fine Catering. General […]

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REVIEWS: THE ELIXIR OF LOVE on CD and DVD

Join us for our next Talk Opera (read the companion pieces below) Corliss Phillabaum, Professor of Theater at UW Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts, talks about each opera in-depth one hour before curtain prior to each mainstage performance for all ticket holders. Professor Phillabaum keeps Florentine audiences returning to the Magin Lounge, for his […]

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Donizetti, Elixir and Napa Valley

by: William Florescu, stage director for The Elixir of Love Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love is not alone in being subject to updating – indeed it may be one of the more updated operas in the repertory. As a student, I sang in the chorus of a nationally televised production by Cincinnati Opera that was […]

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A Note from the Maestro ~

Gaetano Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) © 2015, Joseph Rescigno Along with Lucia di Lammermoor, Gaetano Donizetti’s greatest hits include three bittersweet comedies: Don Pasquale, La Fille du régiment, and L’elisir d’amore. Several of his dozens of other operas are well-known and respected and count as part of the standard repertory. But these […]

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