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Florida Grand Opera presents Il matrimonio segreto

Apr 18 - Apr 26, 2020

A father attempts to marry off his daughter with dramatic results and surprising complications in one of the most successful comic operas from the late eighteenth century. Cimarosa’s Il matrimono segreto (The Secret Marriage) is the perfect opera for anyone who loves the music of Rossini (The Barber of Seville) and the comedy of Mozart (The Marriage of Figaro). Discover this charming … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Rigoletto by GIUSEPPE VERDI

Mar 28 - May 2, 2020

The grand master of opera, Giuseppe Verdi, ramps up his musical and dramatic intensity in this masterpiece. A jester makes cruel sport of courtiers whose wives and daughters are seduced by the Duke until his own young daughter falls victim. The dishonored jester plots a savage revenge, but he loses everything when he is double-crossed, and his plan goes fatally awry. One … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Broward Center

Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2020

A love affair goes horribly wrong in a fateful collision of East and West. Set in 1890’s Japan, Puccini’s exotic opera is a heartbreaking story of betrayal, abandonment, and sacrifice. Starring internationally acclaimed soprano Sandra Lopez as Cio-Cio-San who has toured with Andrea Bocelli, and proclaimed “gifted young tenor” by the New York Times, Grammy Award-winner Joshua Guerrero as Lt. Pinkerton. This devastating saga is one of … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Madama Butterfly by GIACOMO PUCCINI

Jan 18- Feb 1, 2020

A love affair goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. Set in 1890’s Japan, Puccini’s heartbreaking story of betrayal portrays an American naval officer as he marries a young Japanese girl only to abandon her and force her to make the ultimate sacrifice. A devastating saga of devotion, tradition, and sacrifice—and one of the most beloved operas of … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Don Giovanni by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

Nov 16 - Dec 7, 2019

Don Giovanni is the story of the world’s greatest lover, Don Juan, a young, arrogant, and charismatic aristocrat, who will stop at nothing to fulfill his ravenous lust. But when a midnight seduction ends in murder, Don Giovanni soon finds himself pursued on all sides by those he has wronged in the past. This masterwork is a brilliant combination of an engrossing … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents FRIDA

Sat Mar 16, 2019 - Sun Mar 24, 2019

Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s colorful score is a perfect match for the passionate art of the legendary painter Frida Kahlo. Although the artist was wracked by agonizing physical pain and caught up in a stormy marriage to Diego Rivera, the flame that fueled Kahlo’s art just kept burning and never turned to ash. She created fifty-five self-portraits. But no portrait of her is … +

Events

Florida Grand Opera’s 78th Season Anniversary Gala “Delight In Love”

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Florida Grand Opera’s Broward affiliate, The Opera Society, will host the company’s 78th Season Anniversary Gala on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The gala will support The Opera Society’s mission to foster community interest in opera, promote friendship and provide charitable, education and cultural projects throughout Broward County. In addition, proceeds will benefit FGO’s future … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents The Marriage of Figaro

Fri Jan 26, 2018 - Sat Feb 9, 2019

The servants turn the tables on the masters in Mozart’s biting and sexually charged comedy about the established social order being tossed on its head. Today, The Marriage of Figaro rocks with the same revolutionary spirit that made it such a popular success at its 1786 premiere. Experience an intoxicating take on one of the great ensemble comedies in all of opera, … +

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Florida Grand Opera’s Community Conversations: The Color of Music

Through Mon Mar 18, 2019

Pinecrest Gardens hosts “Community Conversations: The Color of Music.” Community conversations are an adult lecture series that uses Florida Grand Opera’s main stage as a taking-off point for provocative and stimulating discussions and performances. 8 p.m. Tickets are free with reservation. Please call (800) 741-1010 or e-mail sales@fgo.org for more information. Click here for Tickets The Color of Music: Performances by the … +

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Florida Grand Opera Announces its 78th Season

Sat Nov 3, 2018 - Sat May 11, 2019

The Florida Grand Opera has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring four productions. The 78th Season includes eight Miami debuts featuring the US debut of tenor Alessandro Scotto di Luzio and the US regional premiere of “Frida” based on the legendary Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. La bohème by GIACOMO PUCCINI Experience Giacomo Puccini’s lyrical romantic tragedy of young lovers in the Latin Quarter … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents La bohème

Sat Nov 3, 2018 - Sat Nov 17, 2018

Giacomo Puccini’s lyrical romantic tragedy of young lovers in the Latin Quarter of nineteenth century Paris. Will Mimì and Rodolfo find a way to make their love survive terrible poverty, the freezing winter, and Mimì’s life-threatening illness? Puccini’s magical melodies, including “Si, mi chiamano Mimì” and Musetta’s famous waltz, transform this tale of lovers living on borrowed time into a timeless classic. … +

News

CEO Susan T. Danis leaves Florida grand Opera

Florida grand Opera announces Susan T. Danis departure as General Director and CEO, effective October 12, 2018. Susan will take a position as the President and CEO of the La Jolla Music Society and The Conrad Presbys Performing Arts Center. During this transition period, FGO’s 25 year veteran Justin Moss, will serve as interim General Director and CEO. “We will miss Susan’s … +

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Magic can happen anywhere… even in the Amazon!

Apr 28, 29, May 1,4,5, 2018

Inspired by the writings of the great Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude), and Mexican composer Daniel Catán, Florida Grand Opera will premiere Florencia en el Amazonas (Florence in the Amazon), which is considered one of the most lyrical and melodious new operas of the past 30 years, embraced by critics and audiences everywhere it has played. This story of … +

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ARSHT presents Florencia en el Amazonas by FGO

Sat 28 Apr, 2018 - Sat 5 May, 2018

Inspired by the writings of the great Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude), Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas is one of the most lyrical and melodious new operas of the past 30 years, embraced by critics and audiences everywhere it has played. This story of a Brazilian soprano’s emotionally fraught journey back to her homeland offers a brilliant display … +

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FGO: Orfeo ed Euridice at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu Mar 29, 2018 - Sat Mar 31, 2018

Gluck’s masterpiece is most famous for its immortal aria, “Che farò senza Euridice.” But it’s also a compelling and deeply personal story of how far one man will go to prove his devotion to his wife. The grief-stricken musician and poet Orfeo risks the terrifying depths of the Underworld to bring back his beloved Euridice alive. For years, the role of Orfeo … +

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How far would you go for the one you loved? Orfeo ed Euridice Opera Tickets On Sale Now!

March 17 – 31, 2018

Orfeo ed Euridice is an opera composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck based on the myth of Orpheus. It’s a compelling and deeply personal story of how far one man will go to prove his devotion to his wife. The grief-stricken musician and poet Orfeo risks the terrifying depths of the Underworld to bring back his beloved Euridice alive. Featuring Anthony Roth Constanzo, … +

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Florida Grand Opera: Salome at ARSHT

Sat 27 Jan, 2018 - Sat 3 Feb, 2018

With its bizarre brew of eroticism and religion, Richard Strauss’s Salome was so disturbing when it first appeared that it was banned in Vienna and London. Today, it’s lost none of its power to send shivers through the audience, and this production eerily captures all the depravity of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the princess whose sexually charged dance … +

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Florida Grand Opera: Salome at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu 8 Feb, 2018 - Sat 10 Feb, 2018

With its bizarre brew of eroticism and religion, Richard Strauss’s Salome was so disturbing when it first appeared that it was banned in Vienna and London. Today, it’s lost none of its power to send shivers through the audience, and this production eerily captures all the depravity of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the princess whose sexually charged dance leads straight … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Salome by Richard Strauss

Now through February 10, 2018

Audiences and critics are raving about Salome! When Salome premiered, it was so disturbing that it was banned in Vienna and London, and later in New York. Salome’s combination of eroticism and religion, spirituality and lewdness, and devotion and obsession, were appealing and appalling to early audiences. Today’s audiences are less easily shocked, but Salome has lost none of its power to … +

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Lucia di Lammermoor opens at Broward Center

Only TWO performances in Fort Lauderdale. Nov 30 - Dec 2nd

This is your last chance to see Florida Grand Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor that critics are raving about. “What a gem we have in the Florida Grand Opera. How lucky we are that we don’t have to travel to see great operatic theater” – Michelle Solomon’s review of FGO’s Lucia di Lammermoor in MiamiArtZine Anna Christy earned “ecstatic cheers … +

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“Singers shine brightly” – The South Florida Classical Review

Sat 11 Nov, 2017 - Sat 2 Dec, 2017

There’s a reason the critics are fawning over Lucia. There’s a reason the audience is cheering with thunderous applause. It’s the same reason that you need to see this production of Donizetti’s Italian operatic masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor. Lucia is the unlucky Scottish girl who becomes a pawn in her family’s plot to revive its fortunes, is forced into a marriage against … +

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Lucia di Lammermoor: A masterpiece of Italian opera

Sat 11 Nov, 2017 - Sat 2 Dec, 2017

The unforgettable classic, Lucia di Lammermoor, combines all the components of great opera—timeless music, a compelling story, unique sets, period costumes, and a live orchestra. Lucia is the unlucky Scottish girl who becomes a pawn in her family’s plot to revive its fortunes, is forced into a marriage against her will, and succumbs to insanity on her wedding night. Experience this haunting, … +

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Florida Grand Opera announces its 77th Season

Through Sat 5 May, 2018

Company’s 77th Season includes Lucia Di Lammermoor, Salome, Orfeo ed Euridice, and Florencia en el Amazonas The 2017-18 season—the company’s 77th—opens on Saturday, November 11, with Donizetti’s bel-canto classic Lucia di Lammermoor. Soprano Anna Christy, whose résumé includes the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, puts her individual stamp on the demanding title role of the … +

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Announcing the 77th Opera Season in South Florida

Sat 11 Nov, 2017 - Mon 30 Apr, 2018

The 77th Florida Grand Opera season promises to give you something to rave about, cast with some of the most sought-after singers in the opera world today. Our 2017-18 season will include four operas that deal with women who undergo experiences so powerful that they are never the same afterward. On November 11 we’ll take you to the 18th century with one … +