Happy New Year From Opera Orlando!
Happy New Year From Opera Orlando! What a year it has been! In 2022, Opera Orlando presented the first opera ever in Steinmetz Hall with Rigoletto, we had the largest audience ever for a single production with The Magic Flute, and we took All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914 on tour throughout Central Florida for the first time.
The best is yet to come in 2023
Happy New Year From Opera Orlando! Don’t miss all of these exciting, upcoming events:
Music and words of love: A Valentine Luncheon
Opera Orlando’s annual Valentine’s program at the home of Audrey & John Ruggieri features Metropolitan Opera tenor Won Whi Choi, internationally renowned soprano Emily Birsan, and pianist Nicolas Giusti along with Opera Orlando’s own Gabriel Preisser.
- Sunday | February 12, 2023 at 2 p.m.
- 5083 Isleworth Country Club Drive | Windermere, FL 34786
- Tickets are $150 each and include lunch and dessert. Tickets for Opera Orlando Ambassadors are $125. Valet parking provided.
This event is completely and graciously underwritten by Audrey and John Ruggieri. 100% of your ticket price goes to Opera Orlando and is fully tax-deductible.
Tuscan-inspired Bella Collina
Enjoy a taste of Italy right here in Central Florida as the Opera takes over Tuscan-inspired Bella Collina. Sung in English, this immersive, site-specific production of Rossini’s The Marriage Contract and Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi is a one night only event with appetizers, desserts, and wine-the perfect date night!
- Bus transportation available for $10. Self-parking included.
- FRIDAY | March 31, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
- 15920 County Road 455 | Montverde, FL 34756
- TICKETS: $150
The Daughter of the Regiment
Opera Orlando is in the army now with Donizetti’s hilarious The Daughter of the Regiment. Enjoy this family-friendly show of equal parts comedy, romance, and vocal fireworks led by stage director Andrew Nienaber and featuring the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Johsua Horsch.
Camille Ortiz makes her Opera Orlando debut
Internationally-acclaimed Puerto Rican soprano Camille Ortiz makes her Opera Orlando debut in the title role of Marie joined by Orlando native and Metropolitan Opera National Competition winner Carlos Enrique Santelli as Tonio with members of the Opera Orlando Chorus and dancers from Orlando Ballet rounding out the cast.
- FRIDAY | April 21, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
- SUNDAY | April 23, 2023 at 2 p.m.
- Steinmetz Hall | Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
A musical revue that weaves together the history of baseball with music from every corner of the American Songbook: opera, musical theater, and jazz, Baseball: A Musical Love Letter is an intimate, cabaret-style performance that traces baseball’s early years from the 1919 Black Sox Scandal to the Women’s Baseball League.
- FRIDAY | May 19, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
- SUNDAY | May 21, 2023 at 2 p.m.
- HARRIETT’S ORLANDO BALLET CENTRE
- 600 N Lake Formosa Drive | Orlando, FL 32803
- TICKETS: $50
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We are so grateful to everyone who donated during the Early Bird United Arts Collaborative Campaign. Because of your donations we’ve surpassed our Early Bird goal!
The campaign picks up again beginning February 1, 2023 through April 30, 2023. Any donation to Opera Orlando made through the Collaborative Campaign will be matched by 15%!
See YOU at the Opera!
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