Die Fledermaus

‘Die Fledermaus’ flies again with Opera Naples

“It is the perfect opera for the holiday season and to celebrate the end of the year and the start of a new one with laughter and heart-felt warmth,” he said. “Die Fledermaus” (or “The Bat”) stars baritone Sean Anderson as the married man Eisenstein, who’s due to report to jail for tax evasion. Instead,…

Cluster Pluckin’

Cluster Pluckin’ moves to Opera Naples this year

Neapolitan Russ Morrison says you’ve never been to a pluckin’ until you’ve been to the Neapolitan Opry’s Cluster Pluckin’, a bluegrass/folk/Americana/ jazz concert that Mr. Morrison organizes and promotes under the auspices of the Florida Fish Hook Tour. For its eighth annual program, Cluster Pluckin’ moves from The Norris Center to the new David and…

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Opera Naples Welcomes Hanthorn

Gulfshore Life Opera Naples Welcomes Hanthorn Jennifer Reed What a way to start a job. Dennis Hanthorn, the newly appointed executive director of Opera Naples, had his first day of work yesterday—a day that ended with a champagne reception for the company’s biggest supporters, trustees and a few select performers who joined artistic director Ramón…

Opera Naples has a new vision for new season

BY NANCY STETSON nstetson@floridaweekly.com “Opera is a live art form, always in constant change,” says Ramon Tebar of Opera Naples. “It’s in constant evolution, development and change. We think it’s important to present these different formats and different ways (of doing opera) and give the public what they like, things like ‘La Traviata’ and ‘Die…

Ramon Tebar

Opera for the funnybone in Naples

By: Harriet Howard Heithaus Posted: 11:58 AM, Aug 5, 2015 NAPLES, Fla. – Opera Naples is bringing in bats, bad-boy baritones and brindisis — drinking songs — for the entire audience to sing in its coming season. The recently announced season includes: “Die Fledermaus” Dec. 22
“Don Pasquale” Jan. 14 and 16
“The Four Note Opera” Feb.…

Opera Naples to Keep Traditions, Add Edge in 11th Season

It’s Ramón Tebar’s second season as artistic director of Opera Naples, and he hasn’t lost any of his newcomer’s enthusiasm. Tebar (pictured) met with Gulfshore Life last week to talk about the upcoming season and his vision for the company, which is entering its 11th year. He’s brimming with ideas—both in what he wants to…