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Florida Grand Opera
Budget Level: 2

 Florida Grand opera aims to be a driving force of cultural growth in South Florida through the presentation of the most comprehensive art form in the world; opera.  Our world class operatic productions, are all inclusive artistic offerings that incorporate powerful voices, inspired musical performance,entrancing dance, captivating set design, and more.  We strive to bring every aspect of this multi-faceted spectacle to life on stage, while having a positive impact and improving the quality of life in our community and beyond.

Florida Grand Opera aims to be a driving force of cultural growth in South Florida through the presentation of the most comprehensive art form in the world – grand opera. Our world-class operatic productions are all-inclusive artistic offerings that incorporate powerful voices, inspired musical arrangements, entrancing dance, captivating set design, and more. We strive to bring each element of this multi-faceted spectacle to life on stage, having a positive impact on all related art forms in our community and beyond. 

The company’s reach stands on four main pillars: artistic integrity, talent development, educational outreach, and technological innovation. Our artistic integrity hinges on offering a mixed operatic selection of classics as well as contemporary or new works, speaking to the diversity of our community while contributing to the development of the art form as a whole. We also aspire to foster young, promising talents through our Young Artist Studio program, contributing to a solid future for the tradition of opera. Our educational programs focus on opening young audiences to the wonders of classical music through multiple approaches – from in-classroom activities to full-scale performances. Staying at the forefront of technology and social media trends, we employ these to create a deeper level of engagement with our current audiences and connect with new ones.

 Florida Grand Opera aims to be a driving force of cultural growth in South Florida through the presentation of the most comprehensive art form in the world – grand opera. Our world-class operatic productions are all-inclusive artistic offerings that incorporate powerful voices, inspired musical arrangements, entrancing dance, captivating set design, and more. We strive to bring each element of this multi-faceted spectacle to life on stage, having a positive impact on all related art forms in our community and beyond. 

The company’s reach stands on four main pillars: artistic integrity, talent development, educational outreach, and technological innovation. Our artistic integrity hinges on offering a mixed operatic selection of classics as well as contemporary or new works, speaking to the diversity of our community while contributing to the development of the art form as a whole. We also aspire to foster young, promising talents through our Young Artist Studio program, contributing to a solid future for the tradition of opera. Our educational programs focus on opening young audiences to the wonders of classical music through multiple approaches – from in-classroom activities to full-scale performances. Staying at the forefront of technology and social media trends, we employ these to create a deeper level of engagement with our current audiences and connect with new ones.

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Philip PierceDirector of Artistic Administration
SusanT.DanisGeneral Director and CEO
Ramón TebarPrincipal Conductor
Gary HermanDirector of Audience Services
Justin MossDirector of Broward Operations and Outreach
Heather OsowieckiCompany Manager
Kal GajrajDirector of Marketing & Communications
Lorne GrandisonCreative Services Manager
Anne MartinezExecutive Assistant to the General Director and CEO
Julie GarteStaff Accountant
Stevie AgnewResident Lighting Director
Liam RocheProduction Stage Manager
Katherine KozakChorus Master/Head Coach
Olga FiguerasPresident, Opera Guild
Leslie JoyceWardrobe and Costume Shop Manager
Mitch RoeManager of the FGO Studio
Brian KellowPublic Relations Manager
Lucia EscottMarketing Coordinator
Karen MathiesonPresident, Opera Society
Mabel DomenechDevelopment Associate
Marco FranceschiIT and Operations Manager
Sue Sittko-SchaeferResident Wig and Make Up Designer
TitleComposerOpening Night
  Saturday, April 28, 2018
Orfeo ed EuridiceGluckSaturday, March 17, 2018
SalomeStraussSaturday, January 27, 2018
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiSaturday, November 11, 2017
Un ballo in mascheraVerdiSaturday, April 29, 2017
Before Night FallsMartinSaturday, March 18, 2017
Eugene OneginTchaikovskySaturday, January 28, 2017
CarmenBizetSaturday, November 12, 2016
Don PasqualeDonizettiSaturday, May 7, 2016
The PassengerWeinbergSaturday, April 2, 2016
NormaBelliniSaturday, January 23, 2016
The Barber of SevilleRossiniSaturday, November 14, 2015
The ConsulMenottiSaturday, May 9, 2015
The Pearl FishersBizetSaturday, February 28, 2015
Cosi fan tutteMozartSaturday, January 24, 2015
Madame ButterflyPucciniTuesday, November 11, 2014
ThaisMassenetSunday, May 4, 2014
ToscaPucciniMonday, March 3, 2014
NabuccoVerdiWednesday, January 1, 2014
Mourning Becomes ElectraLevySaturday, November 9, 2013
Roméo et JulietteGounodWednesday, April 4, 2012
La rondinePucciniSunday, January 1, 2012
RigolettoVerdiSunday, January 1, 2012
Luisa FernandaTorrobaFriday, November 11, 2011
Don GiovanniMozartMonday, April 4, 2011
CyranoDiChieraMonday, April 4, 2011
The Tales of HoffmannOffenbachSaturday, January 1, 2011
TurandotPucciniThursday, November 11, 2010
CarmenBizetSaturday, April 24, 2010
The Barber of SevilleRossiniTuesday, February 2, 2010
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiFriday, January 1, 2010
Suor AngelicaPucciniWednesday, November 11, 2009
PagliacciLeoncavalloWednesday, November 11, 2009
Madama ButterflyPucciniSaturday, April 4, 2009
The Marriage of FigaroMozartTuesday, March 3, 2009
LakméDelibesMonday, February 2, 2009
La CenerentolaRossiniThursday, January 1, 2009
The Barber of SevilleRossiniFriday, November 21, 2008
La traviataVerdiTuesday, November 11, 2008
La bohèmePucciniFriday, April 4, 2008
CyranoDiChieraFriday, April 4, 2008
Julius CaesarHandelFriday, April 4, 2008
ToscaPucciniSaturday, February 2, 2008
The Pearl FishersBizetTuesday, January 1, 2008
Così fan tutteMozartSunday, November 11, 2007
Samson et DalilaSaint-SaënsWednesday, April 4, 2007
Anna KareninaCarlsonWednesday, April 4, 2007
La sonnambulaBelliniFriday, February 2, 2007
Manon LescautPucciniMonday, January 1, 2007
Die Entführung aus dem SerailMozartSaturday, November 11, 2006
AidaVerdiTuesday, October 10, 2006
CarmenBizetTuesday, April 11, 2006
CarmenBizetWednesday, April 5, 2006
CarmenBizetSaturday, April 1, 2006
RigolettoVerdiMonday, March 6, 2006
RigolettoVerdiWednesday, March 1, 2006
RigolettoVerdiWednesday, March 1, 2006
The Barber of SevilleRossiniWednesday, January 11, 2006
The Barber of SevilleRossiniMonday, January 2, 2006
The Daughter of the RegimentDonizettiSunday, January 1, 2006
The Daughter of the RegimentDonizettiSunday, January 1, 2006
The Girl of the Golden WestPucciniTuesday, November 1, 2005
The Girl of the Golden WestPucciniTuesday, November 1, 2005
A Masked BallVerdiTuesday, April 12, 2005
A Masked BallVerdiFriday, April 1, 2005
A Masked BallVerdiFriday, April 1, 2005
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiMonday, March 7, 2005
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiTuesday, March 1, 2005
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiTuesday, March 1, 2005
The Magic FluteMozartThursday, February 3, 2005
The Magic FluteMozartTuesday, February 1, 2005
Paul BunyanBrittenSaturday, January 1, 2005
Paul BunyanBrittenSaturday, January 1, 2005
Madama ButterflyPucciniTuesday, November 2, 2004
Madama ButterflyPucciniMonday, November 1, 2004
TurandotPucciniThursday, April 1, 2004
TurandotPucciniThursday, April 1, 2004
TurandotPucciniThursday, April 1, 2004
Don GiovanniMozartMonday, March 1, 2004
Don GiovanniMozartMonday, March 1, 2004
Roméo et JulietteGounodSunday, February 1, 2004
Roméo et JulietteGounodSunday, February 1, 2004
SzulamitDonathThursday, January 1, 2004
SzulamitDonathThursday, January 1, 2004
La traviataVerdiWednesday, November 5, 2003
La traviataVerdiSaturday, November 1, 2003
La bohèmePucciniSaturday, May 3, 2003
La bohèmePucciniFriday, April 4, 2003
Le nozze di FigaroMozartMonday, March 3, 2003
Le nozze di FigaroMozartMonday, March 3, 2003
La finta giardinieraMozartSaturday, March 1, 2003
La finta giardinieraMozartThursday, February 27, 2003
La finta giardinieraMozartSunday, February 2, 2003
SalomeStraussWednesday, January 1, 2003
SalomeStraussWednesday, January 1, 2003
PagliacciLeoncavalloThursday, December 12, 2002
Cavalleria rusticanaMascagniThursday, December 12, 2002
Cavalleria rusticanaMascagniMonday, November 11, 2002
PagliacciLeoncavalloMonday, November 11, 2002
Don PasqualeDonizettiSunday, May 5, 2002
Don PasqualeDonizettiSunday, May 5, 2002
Boris GodunovMussorgskySunday, March 3, 2002
Boris GodunovMussorgskySunday, March 3, 2002
ReginaBlitzsteinSaturday, March 2, 2002
ReginaBlitzsteinThursday, February 28, 2002
ReginaBlitzsteinSaturday, February 2, 2002
FaustGounodTuesday, January 1, 2002
FaustGounodTuesday, January 1, 2002
Madama ButterflyPucciniSaturday, December 1, 2001
Madama ButterflyPucciniSunday, November 11, 2001
Madama ButterflyPucciniSunday, November 11, 2001
ToscaPucciniSaturday, March 3, 2001
ToscaPucciniSaturday, March 3, 2001
Il barbiere di SivigliaRossiniFriday, March 2, 2001
Il barbiere di SivigliaRossiniFriday, February 2, 2001
Kátya KabanováJanácekFriday, February 2, 2001
Kátya KabanováJanácekFriday, February 2, 2001
ManonMassenetMonday, January 1, 2001
ManonMassenetMonday, January 1, 2001
OtelloVerdiSaturday, November 11, 2000
OtelloVerdiThursday, November 9, 2000
Eugene OneginTchaikovskyFriday, May 5, 2000
Eugene OneginTchaikovskyTuesday, April 4, 2000
CarmenBizetFriday, March 3, 2000
CarmenBizetFriday, March 3, 2000
Giulio CesareHandelWednesday, February 2, 2000
Giulio CesareHandelWednesday, February 2, 2000
Così fan tutteMozartSaturday, January 1, 2000
Così fan tutteMozartSaturday, January 1, 2000
RigolettoVerdiFriday, December 3, 1999
RigolettoVerdiThursday, November 11, 1999
La GiocondaPonchielliSaturday, May 1, 1999
La GiocondaPonchielliThursday, April 29, 1999
La GiocondaPonchielliSunday, April 4, 1999
La bohèmePucciniWednesday, March 3, 1999
La bohèmePucciniWednesday, March 3, 1999
Les contes d'HoffmannOffenbachTuesday, February 2, 1999
Les contes d'HoffmannOffenbachTuesday, February 2, 1999
MacbethVerdiFriday, January 1, 1999
MacbethVerdiFriday, January 1, 1999
Die ZauberflöteMozartSaturday, December 12, 1998
Die ZauberflöteMozartWednesday, November 11, 1998
TurandotPucciniSunday, March 1, 1998
TurandotPucciniSunday, March 1, 1998
L'elisir d'amoreDonizettiSunday, February 1, 1998
L'elisir d'amoreDonizettiSunday, February 1, 1998
La traviataVerdiSunday, February 1, 1998
La traviataVerdiSunday, February 1, 1998
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Thursday, January 1, 1998
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Thursday, January 1, 1998
Don GiovanniMozartTuesday, November 4, 1997
Don GiovanniMozartSaturday, November 1, 1997
L'isola disabitataHaydnThursday, May 1, 1997
Balseros ProjectAshleyThursday, May 1, 1997
Balseros ProjectAshleyThursday, May 1, 1997
L'isola disabitataHaydnThursday, May 1, 1997
PagliacciLeoncavalloTuesday, April 1, 1997
Suor AngelicaPucciniTuesday, April 1, 1997
Suor AngelicaPucciniTuesday, April 1, 1997
PagliacciLeoncavalloTuesday, April 1, 1997
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiSaturday, March 1, 1997
L'incoronazione di PoppeaMonteverdiSaturday, February 1, 1997
L'incoronazione di PoppeaMonteverdiSaturday, February 1, 1997
Il trovatoreVerdiWednesday, January 1, 1997
Il barbiere di SivigliaRossiniFriday, November 1, 1996
Il barbiere di SivigliaRossiniFriday, November 1, 1996
Un ballo in mascheraVerdiTuesday, April 2, 1996
Un ballo in mascheraVerdiMonday, April 1, 1996
WertherMassenetFriday, March 1, 1996
Le nozze di FigaroMozartWednesday, February 14, 1996
Le nozze di FigaroMozartThursday, February 1, 1996
Ariadne auf NaxosStraussMonday, January 1, 1996
CinderellaRossiniWednesday, November 1, 1995
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