Georges Bizet’ CARMEN by Miami Lyric Opera
Sat Aug 25, 2018 - Sun Aug 26, 2018

In Seville by a cigarette factory, soldiers comment on the townspeople. Among them is Micaëla, a peasant girl, who asks for a corporal named Don José. Moralès, another corporal, tells her he will return with the changing of the guard. The relief guard, headed by Lieutenant Zuniga, soon arrives, and José learns from Moralès that Micaëla has been looking for him. When … +


Carmen by Miami Lyric Opera at SMDCAC
Aug 25-26, 2018

Bizet’s Carmen has everything you want from an opera: high drama, passionate characters, a love story. And what’s more, it’s absolutely packed with great melodies – even if you don’t know the opera, you’ll definitely know the tunes. Main Stage South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center 10950 SW 211 Street Miami FL 33189 786.573.5316


SMDCAC hosts Miami Lyric Opera Gala 2017
Sat 28 Oct, 2017 - Sun 29 Oct, 2017

The most loved arias, duets and ensembles with the inclusion of famous overtures and “intermezzi” from the most celebrated Italian operas such as La Forza del Destino, Lucia di Lammermoor, L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) and La Bohème will be included in Miami Lyric Opera Gala. Highlights with Chorus’ and Orchestra solos from the greatest Opera composers, such as Giuseppe Verdi, … +


The Barber of Seville at SMDCAC
Sat 5 Aug, 2017

The Barber of Seville, performed by Miami Lyric Opera, remains one of Rossini’s most frequently performed comic operas in the repertoire. The barber of the title is Figaro, whose impressive entrance aria (“”Largo al factotum””)—with its repeated proclamations of his own name—is one of the best-known of all opera arias. The Barber of Seville will be conducted by Beverly Coulter, with Raffaele … +


MLO’s “Butterfly” offers ardent singing alongside wooden theatrics

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of opera’s timeless perennials and for good reason. This tale of love, betrayal and clash of cultures wedded to Puccini’s passionate score never fails to  provide its audience with a moving experience. The enthusiastic response to Miami Lyric Opera’s production Saturday night at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center attested to this masterpiece’s continuing immediacy but … +


Miami Lyric Opera presents Madama Butterfly at SMDCAC
Apr Sat 8 - Sun 9, 2017

Orchestra and Chorus of MIAMI LYRIC OPERA Pablo Hernandez  Chorusmaster Jeffrey Eckstein  Conductor Raffaele Cardone  Artistic and General Director Lieutenant Pinkerton, an American Navy officer, opportunistically engages a marriage broker to find him a house and a wife. A 15-year-old young Geisha, named Butterfly is introduced to him. She falls immediately in love with Pinkerton, converts to Christianity and banishes her relatives … +