Opera Orlando to Present ‘Music & Words of Love’

By David Salazar

Opera Orlando has announced its annual Valentine’s Day Event “Music & Words of Love.”

Scheduled for Feb. 11, 2024, the event will feature performances by soprano NaYoung Ban, tenor Matthew White, Opera Orlando general director, and Grammy winner Gabriel Preisser. They will be joined by pianist Maria Pikoula and violinist Andreas Volmer.

Per the official website, the program will include selections from Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.”

The lunch commences at 1 p.m. followed by the musical program at 2 p.m.

Next up for Opera Orlando is a production of “Frida,” which opens on Jan. 26, 2024. Then comes “Lucia di Lammermoor” on April 19 and 21 to close out the 2023-24 season.