Florida Grand Opera Announces 2022-23 Resident Artists

The Florida Grand Opera ⁦has announced its Studio Artists for the 2022-23 season. This season’s artists include mezzo Erin Alford, tenor Charles Calotta, bass-baritone Phillip Lopez, tenor Joseph McBrayer, soprano Page Michels, and soprano Ashley Shalna. The artists will spend the full season performing principal and comprimario roles alongside FGO’s roster of acclaimed directors, conductors, and musicians. They will also {…}

Catalina Cuervo, Michele Angelini & Arturo Chacón Cruz Lead Florida Grand Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Florida Grand Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring four productions. Cimarosa’s “El matrimonio secreto” will get a new production set among the world of the hard-working Cuban diaspora in the Miami Beach of the 1980s. The work will star Vanessa Becerra, Page Michels, Catalina Cuervo, Ashley Shalna, Erin Alford, Joseph McBrayer, and Phillip Lopez. Marlene Urbay conducts the {…}

Florida Grand Opera Names New Marketing & Communications Manager

The Florida Grand Opera has named Cindy Sadler the new Marketing and Communications Manager. The company noted, that Sadler’s “eclectic operatic career represents the benchmark of entrepreneurial artistry. A standout performer in any cast with her rich, abundant contralto and charismatic characterizations, she has made herself indispensable in the classical music arena through her writings, consulting, and educational work, as {…}

Florida Grand Opera Announces FGO Studio Artists

The Florida Grand Opera has announced the 2021-22 FGO Studio Artists. The company noted that this year’s artists will be tenor Charles Calotta, bass-bartione Erik Danielson, mezzo-soprano Stephanie Doche, baritone Darren Drone, sopranos Katherine Holobinko and Amanda Olea, and baritone Michael Pandolfo. The resident artists will participate in FGO’s 2021-22 season production as well as workshops and masterclasses. Calotta is {…}

Catalina Cuervo, Elizabeth Caballero & Angela Brown Highlight Florida Grand Opera’s Winter 2021 Season

The Florida Grand Opera has announced the schedule and cast for its upcoming winter season. The FGO began its winter season with Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers.” The 90-minute chamber opera takes place over three decades during the AIDS crisis. Emily Pulley, Amanda Sheriff, and Efraín Solís star with Gregory Buchalter conducting. Performance Dates: Dec. 30 & 31, 2021 Daren Hagen’s “New {…}

Florida Grand Opera to Stream ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Florida Grand Opera has announced that its Sunday Matinee for this week will be Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor.” This performance, recorded from the company’s 2017-18 season, stars Anna Christy in the title role, with Joshua Guerrero as Edgardo, Trevor Scheunemann as Enrico, and Chaz’men Williams-Ali as Arturo, with Alexander Polianichko conducting. Christy has garnered great acclaim for her interpretation of {…}