Broward’s Newest Opera Company to Perform Inaugural Concert
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Broward County’s newest opera company, Fort Lauderdale Opera Works (Opera FLOW), is pleased to announce its inaugural concert, “New Visions, New Voices.” This one-night-only performance will take place at 8pm on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the JM Family Studio Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
A concert celebrating contemporary American art song, “New Visions, New Voices” will feature the vocal talents of Miami-based soprano Jennifer Zamorano and Hollywood-based mezzo-soprano Shanna Nolan Gundry. They will be accompanied by Davie-based pianist Justin Landers.
These local artists will perform a variety of song cycles from composers Ben Moore, Lee Hoiby, and Ned Rorem’s “Two Poems of Edith Sitwell” and “Poems of Love and the Rain.” In addition Opera FLOW is thrilled to mount the premiere performance of Opera FLOW’s Artistic Director Jack Gardner’s song cycle “You Are the Music,” and the second performance of Andy Vores’ song cycle, “Six Songs on Poems by Margaret Atwood.”
Tickets for this highly-anticipated performance are $30 and are on sale at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office. You can purchase tickets by visiting BrowardCenter.org or calling Ticketmaster (954) 462-0222. Group ticket purchases can be made by calling. (954) 660-6307.
About Fort Lauderdale Opera Works
The mission of Fort Lauderdale Opera Works is to allow the Broward County audience to experience the beauty and grandeur of opera without the cost or pretentiousness frequently associated with “Grand Opera.” Through the balance of re-imagined classics with forgotten gems, innovative use of technology, fostering of local talent, and thoughtful use of translations, the organization strives to adapt to the ever-changing art form and the ever-changing South Florida audience, thus establishing itself as part of the local artistic consciousness.
Fort Lauderdale Opera Works at JM Family Studio Theater
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
506 NE 23rd St
Ft Lauderdale, Fl 33305