We are thrilled to announce our participation in the inaugural
Opera in October! We are joining forces with the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center of the Arts and the Florentine Opera Company to bring a month of opera performances to the area. Our annual auditions will be center stage at the Wilson Center on October 15th, along wit
h Sister Carrie (world premiere) at the Florentine Opera on October 7 & 9, and
An Afternoon with Alyson Cambridge (former MONC Grand Finals winner) presented by the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center on October 16th. Complete details for these events can be found at:
Last, but not least, if you have a chance please support some of our past singers by attending on of their performances!
Kathy Pyeatt, Tanya Kruse Ruck & Colleen Brooks
Steven Ebel (District Winner 2008)
Steven starts the 16/17 season at Theater Mainz where he recently joined the ensemble.
11th Opera Gala - excerpts from
Mathis der Maler by Hindemith (Capito) and
Midsummer's Night Dream by Britten (Lysander) - Staatstheater Mainz
17th Theaterfest (Solosit) - Staatstheater Mainz
Der Fliegender Holländer (Steuermann) - Staatstheater Mainz (revival).
Steven has a very exciting season ahead with a return to the USA in Jacksonville, FL as Gerontius and will give master classes at his alamater (UW-Madison), a recital of his own works in London and role debuts of Max & Erik in Germany with his Concertabow debut in Amsterdam - more here:
Alisa will be the soprano soloist in Michael Torke's Four Proverbs with Present Music on Saturday, September 3, at 7:30 PM at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.
She will also sing the role of Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Edo de Waart and directed by Robin Guarino. Performances are in Uihlein Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 17, at 7:00 PM; Sunday, September 18, at 2:00 PM; Tuesday, September 20, at 7:00 PM.
Nicholas Ward (Encouragement Award and Florentine Opera Recital Award 2014)
Baritone Nicholas Ward returns to Florida Grand Opera this season for a second year in the company's Young Artist Program. He will appear on the main stage as Moralès in Carmen and Silvano in Un Ballo in Maschera. www.fgo.org