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Classical: “Prince of Players” Is Musically Thin
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“Prince of Players” Is Musically Thin

Florentine production a visual treat, but Carlisle Floyd’s opera puts little meat on bones of gender-bender story.

Classical: Florentine’s Gender Bender Opera
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Florentine’s Gender Bender Opera

‘Prince of Players’ is a Midwest premiere with a very timely theme. And some laughs, too.

The Florentine Opera Reflects on the Challenges and Triumphs of its 84th Season at the 2018 Annual Meeting
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The Florentine Opera Reflects on the Challenges and Triumphs of its 84th Season at the 2018 Annual Meeting

And Presents Donald & Donna Baumgartner with Igniter Award

The Florentine Opera announces its 85th Anniversary Season
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The Florentine Opera announces its 85th Anniversary Season

The Florentine will begin its season on October 12 & 14, 2018 with the production and live recording of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players

Classical: Florentine Offers Opera’s Greatest Hits
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Florentine Offers Opera’s Greatest Hits

And the result is a lovely showcase of great songs and great performers.

International Stars and Florentine Opera Favorites Come Together for <em>Viva Opera!</em>
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International Stars and Florentine Opera Favorites Come Together for Viva Opera!

London’s acclaimed soprano Kate Royal makes her anticipated Milwaukee debut.

Florentine Opera Company to Receive a $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
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Florentine Opera Company to Receive a $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Grant to support the world premiere live recording and production of Carlisle Floyd’s latest American Opera, Prince of Players

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

Classical: Florentine a National Leader in Recordings
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Florentine a National Leader in Recordings

Milwaukee company has produced acclaimed soundtracks of four contemporary operas.

Classical: Florentine Goes Big Next Season
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Florentine Goes Big Next Season

Expanding to four productions with a very unusual mix of shows.

Classical: Florentine’s ‘Sister Carrie’ Is a Triumph
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Florentine’s ‘Sister Carrie’ Is a Triumph

World premiere boasts strong score, great cast, uneven drama.

Classical: How to Make ‘Sister Carrie’ Come Alive
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How to Make ‘Sister Carrie’ Come Alive

World-class soprano Adriana Zabala undaunted by star role in Florentine’s world premiere.

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.

Classical: How Do I Leave This Family?
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How Do I Leave This Family?

Florentine Opera offers new opera, ‘Three Decembers,’ all about a troubled American family.

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.