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Upcoming Events/Productions

Amanda Crider sings at the Opera Orlando Gala

Amanda Crider sings at the Opera Orlando Gala

Opera in the Park

  • August 21st at 2pm: Mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider
  • August 28th at 2pm: THE THREE BARITONES - Nathan Stark, Brian Myer, Gabriel Preisser
  • September 4th at 2pm: Tenor Marco Panuccio
  • All concerts at the University Club of Winter Park (841 N. Park Ave, 32789) with Robin Stamper on piano

Our ever-popular Summer Recital Series treats music lovers to a precious portal into the essence of the art of singing.  Celebrated opera singers from across the country will transform the Winter Park University Club into a space for "must hear music."  The experience will be made all the more special by the inclusion of Opera Orlando favorite Robin Stamper on the piano for all three performances.

 


Donizetti's Don Pasquale

  • Friday November 18th at 7:30pm and Sunday November 20th at 2:00pm
  • Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

To realize the most luscious of comedies to emerge from the first half of the 19th Century, Opera Orlando is proud to present one of the kings of Opera Buffa - Metropolitan Opera singer Peter Strummer - in the title role of Donizetti's Don Pasquale. Matched with a stunning trio of emerging artists of the top rank, be prepared for the belly to ache from laughter while the heart will be bathed in the beauty of "Bel Canto" - opera's Golden Age.

Opera Orlando's General Director Vincent Connor will serve as stage director.  The production will feature Opera Orlando Chorus and players from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.

Click HERE for more details. 

 

 


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Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors

  • Various Venues from Dec. 11 - 20th

A perfect holiday treat for the entire family, Amahl and the Night Visitors tells the story of a young and precocious crippled shepherd boy whose life changes forever when he sees an amazing star “as big as a window.” Three kings from afar - who are following the star in search of a wondrous child - encounter Amahl and his mother and the result is both humorous and inspiring delivering a message of how unselfish love can work miracles.  This touring production will bring Menotti's moving score to venues such as Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Robin Jensen serves as music director, Eric Pinder as stage director, and Mezzo-Soprano Ola Rafalo stars as the Mother.

More details HERE.


    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    • Friday March 24th at 7:30pm, Saturday March 25th at 7:30pm and Sunday March 26th at 2:00pm
    • Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
    • Address: 445 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

    Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” is for many the finest opera of all time. It’s brilliant tapestry of comedy and tragedy woven into the composer’s sublime score set it apart from all works of art. The story, based upon the Don Juan legend, focuses on a brutal and sexually insatiable aristocrat from old world Europe. But what happens when this ancient “monster” comes back to fully-fleshed-out-life in today’s world? Exactly what Opera Orlando has in store for us on March 24-26 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. “Don Juan Goes to College” in this production which offers relevant reflections of contemporary issues that are making headlines in 2017. Opera Orlando’s Gabriel Preisser will assume the title role joined by a roster of nationally-renowned principals along with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orlando Ballet.

    More info HERE.