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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THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Dress-Up Rehearsal

Be the first to witness The Flying Dutchman! You are invited to the first act of our dress rehearsal at The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on October 22nd at 7:00pm! Free for all to attend, so bring a friend! Join the Florentine Opera beforehand at The Rumpus Room for drink and complimentary appetizers. […]

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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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Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12:00PM

Milwaukee Art Museum Studio Artists Performance

The 2014–15 Florentine Opera Studio Artists Lindsay Metzger, Aaron Short, Pablo Siqueiros, and Julie Tabash will perform Italian operatic selections in Windhover Hall at the Milwaukee Art Museum during their  exhibition Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums.   ABOUT THE FLORENTINE OPERA STUDIO ARTISTS The Florentine Opera Studio provides […]

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