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The Florentine Opera announces new concert, Viva Opera! A celebration of opera’s greatest hits
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The Florentine Opera announces new concert, Viva Opera! A celebration of opera’s greatest hits

Postpones previous announced production of Prince of Players

Opera and Ballet unite on one stage with the brightest stars in THE MERRY WIDOW
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Opera and Ballet unite on one stage with the brightest stars in THE MERRY WIDOW

October 20 (7:30 PM) & 22 (2:30PM), 2017 | Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Wisconsin Governor declares Maestro Joseph Rescigno Day across the state
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Wisconsin Governor declares Maestro Joseph Rescigno Day across the state

This spring, Joseph Rescigno is celebrating his 35th anniversary with the Florentine Opera.

Rossini’s <em>The Barber of Seville</em> Returns to Milwaukee with a World Class Cast from Across the Globe
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Rossini’s The Barber of Seville Returns to Milwaukee with a World Class Cast from Across the Globe

May 5 and 7, 2017 at the Uihlein Hall in the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Florentine Opera’s Wuthering Heights recording makes Opera News’Top 10, along with a Grammy® Nomination for Wuthering Heights producerBlanton Alspaugh
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Florentine Opera’s Wuthering Heights recording makes Opera News’Top 10, along with a Grammy® Nomination for Wuthering Heights producerBlanton Alspaugh

Florentine Opera recording makes Opera News' Top Recordings of the Year with a quote from Carlisle Floyd

The Florentine Opera Celebrates The Artistic Milestones of its 82nd Season
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The Florentine Opera Celebrates The Artistic Milestones of its 82nd Season

The Florentine celebrated the triumphs of the 2015-2016 Season – a great classic and new works, the first year of Adam Wiensch, Esq.’s board presidential term, and the honoring of Community Partners including Colectivo Coffee Roasters.

Board Extends General Director Contract for William Florescu
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Board Extends General Director Contract for William Florescu

Florentine Opera Company Board of Directors extends contract for existing General Director by five years.

Florentine Opera Brings Milwaukee Premiere of ‘Three Decembers’ in March 2016
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Florentine Opera Brings Milwaukee Premiere of ‘Three Decembers’ in March 2016

Tickets start at just $30 and can be purchased online or by calling the Florentine’s Box Office at (414) 291-5700 ext. 224.

NEA-Art Works awards $35,000 to The Florentine Opera to support the world premiere and professional recording of Sister Carrie by composer Robert Aldridge and librettist Herschel Garfein for the fall of 2016
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NEA-Art Works awards $35,000 to The Florentine Opera to support the world premiere and professional recording of Sister Carrie by composer Robert Aldridge and librettist Herschel Garfein for the fall of 2016

In its first 50 years, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded more than $5 billion in grants to recipients in every state and U.S. jurisdiction.

Florentine Opera Company receives $50,000 Bader Philanthropies Grant to promote new program, Opera for All!
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Florentine Opera Company receives $50,000 Bader Philanthropies Grant to promote new program, Opera for All!

“Opera for All! will expand the Florentine’s reach in the community,” said General Director William Florescu.

The 82nd Season of World Class Opera From the Florentine Begins With Giacomo Puccini’s MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Florentine Opera Announces the 2015-2016 Studio Artists and the Next@ The Center SERIES’ SEASON
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Florentine Opera Announces the 2015-2016 Studio Artists and the Next@ The Center SERIES’ SEASON

The 2015-2016 Season will welcome a new quartet and the next season of this popular concert series at the Wayne and Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center.

Florentine Opera’s 2015-16 Season
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Florentine Opera’s 2015-16 Season

“The next season of opera by the Florentine and a romantic concert revue comprise 2015-2016–This is the story behind the 82nd Season!”

National Endowment for the Arts Supports the Concert Recording of <i>WUTHERING HEIGHTS</i>
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National Endowment for the Arts Supports the Concert Recording of WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Carlisle Floyd’s iconic American opera will be recorded for the first time in a live concert performance through support from the NEA.

The Florentine Opera Company Summons Guests to a One-Of-A-Kind Gala Event in a True Milwaukee Landmark
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The Florentine Opera Company Summons Guests to a One-Of-A-Kind Gala Event in a True Milwaukee Landmark

On the evening of Saturday, November 22, 2014 the Florentine Opera Company will present Trial By Jury – A Whimsical & Operatic Gala in Milwaukee’s magnificent Federal Courthouse.

Florentine Opera’s @ The Center SERIES’ SECOND SEASON
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Florentine Opera’s @ The Center SERIES’ SECOND SEASON

The 2014-2015 Season will welcome this popular concert series at the Wayne and Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center for a second season

Florentine Opera General Director Nominated to Opera America Board Positions for the 2014-15 Season
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Florentine Opera General Director Nominated to Opera America Board Positions for the 2014-15 Season

“The National Service Organization for Opera nominates William Florescu to multiple board positions. Florescu and the Florentine Opera Company will host The Opera America Board Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in conjunction with the launch of its 81st Season.

Soprano Alyson Cambridge makes her Florentine Opera Company debut as the tragic Mimi in La Bohème
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Soprano Alyson Cambridge makes her Florentine Opera Company debut as the tragic Mimi in La Bohème

Puccini’s masterpiece brings the company’s 80th anniversary season to a dramatic and satisfying conclusion, May 9th & 11th at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee, WI

The Florentine Opera Company will bring passion and warfare to Uihlein Hall
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The Florentine Opera Company will bring passion and warfare to Uihlein Hall

A new production of George Frideric Handel’s Julius Caesar!

Florentine Opera’s New @ The Center Series
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Florentine Opera’s New @ The Center Series

2014 will continue with offerings of @ The Center at the Wayne and Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center.

Sponsored: Festa Fiorentina
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Festa Fiorentina

Celebrate romance with our season’s Valentine gift of song! Our Valentine’s Day revue returns in classic Italian style, as the 2013-2014 Florentine Opera Studio Artists serenade you on this romantic tour of Italy with a concert of love songs that will ignite passion and delight the senses. For more information on ordering ticket packages visit www.florentineopera.org or […]

Sponsored: Opera’s Greatest Hits
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Opera’s Greatest Hits

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this program will evoke love with selections from the classic operatic repertoire. Single ticket prices begin at just $15 with ‘Friday Evening’ and ‘Saturday Evening.’ For more information on ordering ticket packages visit www.florentineopera.org or call (414) 291-5700 ext. 224 or 1-800-32 OPERA.

Sponsored: Home for the Holidays
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Home for the Holidays

The Studio Artists provide an escape from the snow with Home for the Holidays. A concert of winter tunes and holiday carols, reminding audiences of the joys of winter and the holiday. For information on ordering tickets visit www.florentineopera.org or call (414) 291-5700 ext. 224 or 1-800-32 OPERA.