Opera America Magazine Announces Florentine/Floyd Recording Project

From OPERA America Magazine Summer 2014 – FLORENTINE TO RECORD FLOYD Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera will initiate a series of concert productions and recordings of the works of Carlisle Floyd beginning in the 2014-2015 season. The project launches with Floyd’s Wuthering Heights, sponsored by local donors John Shannon and Jan Serr. Florentine’s general director, William Florescu, will […]

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Notes on the new opera workshop of SISTER CARRIE: by Herschel Garfein

From the Librettist Notes on Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie (1900) is the great American novel about social status – how it is bestowed, how it must be maintained, and how it can be withdrawn. In its protagonist, Caroline Meeber, Dreiser captured a powerful American archetype, the young person turning her back on where […]

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