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Artitude: A major foothold for future stars

  Naples Daily News 5:14 p.m. EDT September 30, 2016 Opera is going in new and different directions, and Scotto went there first. The career that has the longest gestation period must be that of an opera singer. While Ariana Grande was cranking out hits at age 19, operatic mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Deshong is considered a rising star because she’s younger …

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Opera Naples Announces 2016 – 2017 Season of Events

OPERA NAPLES ANNOUNCES 2016/2017 SEASON OF EVENTS Featuring Three Operas with Themes of Love, Tragedy and Triumph Including World Renowned Italian Soprano, Renata Scotto! Naples, Florida (July 28, 2016) - Opera Naples has announced their 2016/2017 season of events with Ramón Tebar leading once again as Artistic Director. New this year is the inaugural “Renata Scotto Opera Program” for students which ...
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HMS Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan

HMS Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan HMS Pinafore is among the most popular Gilbert and Sullivan operettas because of its infectious tunes and well-constructed libretto, imbued with mirth and silliness to spare. Its satire reprises and builds upon a common theme for G&S works: Love between members of different social classes and a secret that can change the fates of …

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Rising Star concerts on the horizon

The Cultural and Performing Arts Center presents Opera Naples young performers in the first concert of the season for the CAPA Rising Stars Series on Friday, April 8. Members of the Opera Naples’ Student Apprentice Program present a program of classical songs, folk songs, arias, operetta and musical theater starting at 7:30 p.m. in The David and Cecile Wang Opera …

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Opera Naples ‘Traviata’ at Ritz strong vocally

By Harriet Howard Heithaus of the Naples Daily News Flora (Opera Naples Young Artist Clara Nieman) offers the party that will bring Alfredo and Violetta face to face. Photo credit – by Ivan Seligman If the first order of good opera is good music, Opera Naples got the Twitter feed. A cast of strong principals, a 46-piece orchestra, one of …