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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Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Pasta & Puccini

Join the Florentine Opera Company & La Lune Collection for a remarkable event evoking the tastes and sounds of the Italian countryside! Begin the evening with cocktails accompanied by traditional Italian Folk music. Then, relax alfresco in the open air of the courtyard and enjoy a delicious rustic Italian meal created for you by Chef […]

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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is the great American novel about social status – how it is bestowed, how it must be maintained, and how it can be withdrawn.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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