Meet Stephen Hobe, 2018 Summer Residency Artist

In high school, baritone Stephen Hobe loved performing in musicals. He liked it so much that he decided to continue studying musical theater in college. Stephen also had another field that he was very passionate about. “I loved dinosaurs as a kid and never grew out of it,” Stephen says. “I used to sit in […]

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Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 2:10 pm

POPera Florentine at Summerfest - July 1

Opera in MKE is more than you may think. Be a part of opera’s world premiere at Summerfest on July 1st with POPera Florentine. The Summer Concert Residency Quartet will perform a fusion of well-known and beloved traditional opera pieces alongside pop opera favorites. Our performance begins at 2:10 pm on the Johnson Controls World Sound […]

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Meet Nicole Heinen, 2018 Summer Residency Artist

In fourth grade, soprano Nicole Heinen really wanted to learn how to sing. So, she started taking voice lessons. “I was interested in learning how the voice worked and how to sing in different styles,” Nicole says. “I didn’t know what genre I’d be good at, but I knew voice lessons would help me figure […]

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Meet Nicholas Huff, 2018 Summer Residency Artist

Tenor Nicholas Huff began taking voice lessons as a young student because his mother believed that art and music were important elements in his liberal-arts focused education. And as the years went by, singing seemed to stick with him. In college, Nicholas performed in his first operas, Le Nozze di Figaro and L’Elisir d’Amore. From […]

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Friday, July 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm

The Tastes and Sounds of Italy - July 20

Join the Florentine Opera Company at the Milwaukee Public Market for an exploration of the tastes and sounds of Italy. Enjoy food stations prepared by Milwaukee Public Market chefs and Italian wines from Thief Wine, both paired with live performances by the Florentine Opera Company. You won’t want to miss this buona notte! Tickets are […]

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