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With the unveiling of Florida Grand Opera’s new season comes two surprises for Broward’s opera lovers. The 2013-14 season will bow, for the first time, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in November with the Florida premiere of...
The Countess de Hoernle Singers' annual spring concert over Memorial Day weekend will have a start and finish that won't have anything to do with the performance. "A Kaleidoscope of Music" will move to the Boca Raton campus of the Pine Crest School at...
The surprising virtue of Florida Grand Opera's 11th retelling of Verdi's "La Traviata" is that for all the performers singing high E's at the top of their lungs, for all their falling to their knees in sorrow or illness, and for all their oversize...
Even if the Florida Grand Opera's new experiment of smoldering tango music and vibrant opera singing goes off without a snafu, the most-surprised person in the room will be the production's own conductor, Ramon Tebar. The reason, of course, is that...
The moment that rising basketball star Jeanette Vecchione realized she wanted to be an opera singer came, awkwardly enough, during a high school basketball game, when she sang the National Anthem at half-court. So she traded basketball for the twinkling...
You don't have to be a musicologist or opera aficionado to recognize the stunning meld of emotion and technique in Rachele Gilmore's performance in the Florida Grand Opera's production of "La Sonnambula." When she falls to her knees at the front of the...
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In a classic opera depicting the battle between intellectual enlightenment and romanticism with allusions to ancient Masonic rituals, you don't expect a character to exclaim, "Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?" But this is director Jeffrey...
It wouldn't be the Christmas season without George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," and in Howard County that means a performance by Columbia Pro Cantare on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theater at Wilde Lake. "Handel's 'Messiah' arrives every...
Lyric soprano Elizabeth Caballero was, of all places, shopping in a Miami Home Depot when she got the call: The Berlin State Opera needed a last-minute replacement for the demanding, exhausting title role in Puccini's "Madama Butterfly." The Miami-based...
It shouldn't work. Not anymore. Not in the 21st century. That time-worn plot, the one-dimensional characters, the unabashed sentiment. But Florida Grand Opera's production of "La bohème" underscores how Puccini's masterpiece remains a moving, even...
Ten opera singers surprised IKEA shopper Saturday with a flash mob. The singers, from the Florida Grand Opera, performed the Libiamo (the Drinking Song) from Verdis La traviata throughout the different shopping areas in IKEA in Sunrise Saturday.
REDACCION EL SENTINELRifas, regalos, sorpresas y música tendrán ocupados a los clientes de IKEA, que este sábado 13 de octubre empieza a celebrar su quinto aniversario. Hace cinco años, el 17 de octubre, cientos de personas hicieron largas filas para entrar a la nueva tienda...
Tags: IKEA, Sunrise (Broward, Florida)
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