Sarasota Opera Unveils 2024-25 Season Programming

By David Salazar

Sarasota Opera has unveiled its 2024-25 season.

First up is “The Music of Giuseppe Verdi” featuring principal artists of the company. Victor DeRenzi conducts the two performances of the concert.

Performance Dates: Nov. 15 & 17, 2024

Additionally, Sarasota Youth Opera presents Dean Burry’s “The Hobbit.”

Performance Dates: Nov. 9 & 10, 2024

For the Winter Opera Festival, the company will kick things off with “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” in the classic double bill.

Performance Dates: Feb. 15 – March 29, 2025

The company will then present two Beaumarchais adaptations. First up is “The Barber of Seville.”

Performance Dates: Feb. 22 – March 29, 2025

Then comes its sequel, “Le Nozze di Figaro.”

Performance Dates: March 8 – 28, 2025

Closing out the season, and essentially bookending it is Verdi’s “Stiffelio.”

Performance Dates: March 15 – 30, 2025