Editorial

Verdi's fiery drama of royal intrigue, un ballo in maschera, opens at Florida Grand Opera April 29, 2017

Sat 29 Apr, 2017 - Sat 13 May, 2017

A tortuous love triangle involving the King of Sweden. A mysterious fortune teller who predicts that the King will soon die. An assassination plot. Few of Giuseppe Verdi’s operas contain as many bewitching elements as his 1859 masterpiece Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), which opens at Florida Grand Opera on April 29, 2017, in the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing … +

Music

One of Verdi’s most passionate and dramatic operas

Sat 29 Apr - 13 May, 2017

THE STORY: King Gustavo is a leader loved by his people but surrounded by conspirators. He also harbors a secret shame: he adores Amelia, the wife of his closest friend and loyal minister, the Count. After questioning his wife’s loyalty involving the affection of the King, the Count decides to join a conspiratorial plot to assassinate his leader. A masked ball is … +