A WORLD PREMIERE CHILDREN’S OPERA TOUR BEGINS WITH THE FLORENTINE OPERA 2014-2015 STUDIO ARTISTS

A News Brief: The Florentine’s Artist-in-Residence program returns for a seventh season with newly commissioned children’s opera by John Davies MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin— January 3, 2015—The 2014-2015 Florentine Opera Studio Artists: Julie Tabash (soprano) of St. Louis, MO; Lindsay Metzger (mezzo-soprano) of Mundelein, IL; Aaron Short (tenor) of Kansas City, MO; and Pablo Siqueiros (baritone) of […]

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2:00PM

ELMER GANTRY Film Screening @ The Opera Center

In preparation for the two-time Grammy winning production of Elmer Gantry, the Florentine Opera is partnering with Woodland Pattern Book Center and the Milwaukee LGBT Film Festival for a FREE screening of the 1960’s film ELMER GANTRY  on Sunday, February 8th at 2:00PM in the Florentine Opera Center. The Academy Award winning film, starring Burt […]

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Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:00PM

An Evening With Carlisle Floyd

Join us at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music for an evening with a living legend, Carlisle Floyd, composer of the opera Wuthering Heights. The evening’s discussion will circle around on the life and compositions of Carlisle Floyd with a panel of speakers including Joseph Mechavich, Bill Florescu, and Carlisle Floyd himself. Questions will focus around […]

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 12:30PM

Opera Insights: THE ELIXIR OF LOVE @ Wauwatosa Library

Opera Insights are FREE presentations given by Corliss Phillabaum, Professor of Theater at UW Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts at the Wauwatosa Public Library (7635 West North Ave. Wauwatosa, WI 53213). Opera Insights take a closer look at the upcoming opera performance. Each 45-minute program contains a detailed synopsis, background on the opera and live musical […]

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Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 12:30PM

Opera Insights: ELMER GANTRY @ Wauwatosa Library


Opera Insights are FREE presentations given by Corliss Phillabaum, Professor of Theater at UW Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts at two Milwaukee area locations – the Wauwatosa Public Library (7635 West North Ave. Wauwatosa, WI 53213) and the Wayne & Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center (926 E. Burleigh Street Milwaukee, WI 53212). Opera Insights take a closer […]

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