Opera Naples http://operanaples.org Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:53:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Opera Naples Welcomes Hanthorn http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-welcomes-hanthorn/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-welcomes-hanthorn/#comments Wed, 18 Nov 2015 21:15:53 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2129 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…

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Opera Naples General Director http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-general-director/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-general-director/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 22:46:51 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2065 The post Opera Naples General Director appeared first on Opera Naples.

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Opera Naples – Announces Appointment of New General Director http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-announces-appointment-of-new-general-director/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-announces-appointment-of-new-general-director/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:58:45 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2056   New General Director A thirty-year veteran widely recognized in the industry. Naples, Florida – The Board of Opera Naples is pleased to announce that Dennis Hanthorn has been appointed General Director of Opera Naples, effective November 15, 2015. The announcement comes following a six month international executive search guided by Arts Consulting Group, resulting…

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Bigger tent: Opera Naples grows from opera to classes to concerts http://operanaples.org/bigger-tent-opera-naples-grows-from-opera-to-classes-to-concerts/ http://operanaples.org/bigger-tent-opera-naples-grows-from-opera-to-classes-to-concerts/#comments Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:40:50 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=1987 Harriet Howard Heithaus 12:52 PM, Sep 7, 2015 Opera Naples is filling the upgraded David and Cecile Wang Opera Center fast: It’s adding a school and a chamber concert series this year. While the building at 2408 Linwood Ave., East Naples, was being updated for a sound booth, an elevator, fireproof stairs access and rehearsal…

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Opera Naples announces courses for Get ON Learning! http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-announces-courses-for-get-on-learning/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-announces-courses-for-get-on-learning/#comments Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:18:47 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=1978 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 1, 2015  Opera Naples announces courses for Get ON Learning!  New educational offerings for children, youth and adults now open for enrollment  Now entering its second decade, Opera Naples has refreshed its outreach programs and introduced an exciting new course, Get ON Learning!, which offers a range of classes for community members of…

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Opera Naples has a new vision for new season http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-has-a-new-vision-for-new-season/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-has-a-new-vision-for-new-season/#comments Thu, 06 Aug 2015 19:48:28 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=1766 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…

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Opera for the funnybone in Naples http://operanaples.org/opera-for-the-funnybone-in-naples/ http://operanaples.org/opera-for-the-funnybone-in-naples/#comments Thu, 06 Aug 2015 19:43:23 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=1763 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.…

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Opera Naples to Keep Traditions, Add Edge in 11th Season http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-to-keep-traditions-add-edge-in-11th-season/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-to-keep-traditions-add-edge-in-11th-season/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:51:53 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=1745 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…

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La Tragédie de Carmen http://operanaples.org/la-tragedie-de-carmen/ http://operanaples.org/la-tragedie-de-carmen/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:38:32 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=1738 La Tragédie de Carmen NAPLES, FL Opera Naples, Arts Naples World Festival 5/1/15 In 1983, stage director Peter Brook, in collaboration with writer Jean-Claude Carrière and composer Marius Constant, stunned the opera world by presenting, in an arena-like theater in Paris, a revision of Bizet’s Carmen that ran just ninety minutes. Its title, La Tragédie…

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Press Release July 30th http://operanaples.org/another-test-post/ http://operanaples.org/another-test-post/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:36:52 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=88 FOR RELEASE July 30, 2015 Opera Naples Announces its 2015-2016 Season: Three Beloved Operas with Themes of Romance, Comedy, and Revenge A World-Class Chamber Concert Series Several New Initiatives Naples, FL – Opera Naples’ Chairman of the Board and Acting General Manager John Hushon and the company’s Artistic Director Ramón Tebar, announced today what they…

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