Joseph Calleja Leads Opera Naples’ Gala

By Francisco Salazar

Opera Naples has announced its annual gala which is set to be Parisian-themed.

The gala entitled “Bala a Paris” will take place on Feb.17, 2021, and will celebrating Verdi’s “La Traviata.” Tenor Joseph Calleja will perform alongside Ramón Tebar on piano.

The Florida gala will take place at the new event venue Arthrex One, an alfresco space featuring an expansive outdoor terrace with stunning views across a sparkling lake.

The gala is part of the company’s planned festival season, which is set to also feature “West Side Story” and “La Traviata.” Calleja will also return for a concert in March.

Opera Naples is the latest opera company in Florida to announce a spring season following Opera Orlando, which is set to continue live performances this winter.