Opera Orlando 2020-21 Season ONLINE Offerings

Opera Orlando is monitoring and assessing the risks of COVID-19 on the community. The Opera Orlando 2020-21 Season will be spectacular. While they are reopening, Opera Orlando’s top priority is the safety and comfort of its guests. For those who are social distancing, Opera Orlando is launching several virtual and online offerings for its audience to enjoy.

“It has been a challenging time, waiting out the current pandemic, but challenge yields opportunity,” says artistic director Grant Preisser. “With the success of our live-streamed talk-show style series, The High Note, we will be transitioning our Opera on Park Summer Concert Series completely online and free for this season, as well as hosting a virtual Fifth Anniversary Party highlighting the exciting growth and achievement of Opera Orlando.”

No worries though. The Opera on Park Summer Concert Series will be featuring world-class signers up close and personal. Opera Orlando will be broadcasting each concert on Facebook for this season. This broadcast will be hosted by Executive Director Gabriel Preisser. From the comfort of your own home, enjoy a wonderful selection of song, arias, duets, and interviews with the artists before seeing them on the MainStage in the 2020-21 season.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

The Metroploitian Opera National Counsel winner and founding member of the Sony Masterworks group The American Tenor, Nathan Granner and recording artist Jamie Chamberlain will start off the series from their home in California.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Metropolitan Opera singer and Broadway veteran bass-baritone Gregg Baker takes to the screen with a fantastic program that showcases his versatility and artistry as a performer, accompanied by Opera Orlando favorite Robin Stamper.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

The series will close out with the 2018 Metropolitan Opera National Council winners, husband and wife tenor Carlos Enrique Santelli and mezzo-soprano Ashley Dixon, singing from their home in Atlanta, joined by pianist Clinton Smith.

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Live streamed via Opera Orlando’s Facebook Page
FREE to the public | Donations appreciated

Nathan Granner, tenor, & Jamie Chamberlain, soprano
Sunday | August 23, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Gregg Baker, bass-baritone, & Robin Stamper, piano
Sunday | August 30, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Carlos Enrique Santelli, tenor, & Ashley Dixon, mezzo-soprano,
with Clinton Smith, piano
Sunday | September 6, 2020 at 2 p.m.


Sunday, September 13, 2020

The executive director and acclaimed baritone Gabriel Preisser presents an exclusive concert of his personal opera and musical theater favorites in celebration of his recent Grammy win. He was awarded the Grammy for Best Opera Recording with conductor Gil Rose, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and the entire cast of Tobias Picker’s Fantastic Mr. Fox this past January.

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Live streamed via Opera Orlando’s Facebook Page
FREE to the public | Donations appreciated

Executive Director & Grammy Award winner Gabriel Priesser, baritone
with Robin Stamper, piano
Sunday | September 13, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Celebrate the virtual Fifth Anniversary Party celebration with Opera Orlando. Toast five years of Opera in the City Beautiful. Metropolitan Opera singer and internationally acclaimed bass-baritone Gregg Baker returns as part of a spectacular quartet of singers that include soprano Laura León, mezzo-soprano Robyn Rocklein, and tenor David MargulisOpera Orlando brings the party to you via an exclusive private live stream performance broadcast from Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum.

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Live-streamed accessible by a private link via Opera Orlando’s YouTube Channel
Minimum donation of $75 required to receive the link

Sunday | September 20, 2020 at 2 p.m.


Online Broadcasts from Opera Orlando are open to the public excluding the Fifth Anniversary Party. Opera Orlando is also excepting donations in support of the Fifth Anniversary Party. The suggested donation for a single concert is $30 and $75 for the entire series. $75 donations grant you access to Opera Orlando’s virtual Fifth Anniversary Party.

[su_box title=”Hansel & Gretel at the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater” box_color=”#f3100f”]Stay up to date with Opera Orlando’s celebratory season online at www.operaorlando.org, and get your season ticket subscriptions now for Opera Orlando’s Opera on the MainStage series:

Die Fledermaus: The Revenge of the Bat at Walt Disney Theater
Friday | October 30 at 7:30 p.m. & Sunday | November 1 at 2 p.m.

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Hansel & Gretel at the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater
Friday | December 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday | December 19 at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday | December 20 at 2 p.m.
Carmen at Steinmetz Hall
Friday | March 26 at 7:30 p.m. & Sunday | March 28 at 2 p.m.

Dr. Phillips Center’s Bill & Mary Darden Box Office
445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando
online at www.drphillipcscenter.org
or calling (407) 839-0119, ext. 0

Opera Orlando still has more in store for audiences in 2020-21. The Opera on the Town series includes workshops of Opera Orlando’s first commissioned piece, The Secret River, based on the book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, a special site-specific show to be announced, and the Central Florida premiere of the contemporary chamber opera, As One, presented at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre, sponsored by 26 Health. Opera Orlando looks forward to 2020-21 and seeing YOU online and in person at the Opera!

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