Opera Naples http://operanaples.org Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:58:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 OPERA NAPLES PRESENTS ‘THE FOUR NOTE OPERA’ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-presents-the-four-note-opera/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-presents-the-four-note-opera/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:01:47 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2661 OPERA NAPLES PRESENTS ‘THE FOUR NOTE OPERA’ FOR TWO NIGHTS ONLY   NAPLES, Fla. – Feb. 5, 2016- Opera aficionados and newcomers alike will enjoy the hilarity of The Four Note Opera. On Feb. 12 and 13, Opera Naples will present living American composer, Tom Johnson’s, best-known contemporary work. The Four Note Opera pokes fun…

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Review: ‘Opera Naples ‘Pasquale’ makes comic leap to ‘70s http://operanaples.org/review-opera-naples-pasquale-makes-comic-leap-to-70s/ http://operanaples.org/review-opera-naples-pasquale-makes-comic-leap-to-70s/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:44:38 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2448 By Harriet Howard Heithaus of the Naples Daily News Photo Credit: Scott McIntyre The question in Opera Naples’ production of “Don Pasquale” isn’t who is going to win Norina’s hand in the end. It’s who’s going to outdo whom next. Thanks to Music Director Ramó Tebar, vocal values were so strong at Thursday’s performance each…

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Opera Naples’ ‘Don Pasquale’: Bridezilla with a lava lamp http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-don-pasquale-bridezilla-with-a-lava-lamp/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-don-pasquale-bridezilla-with-a-lava-lamp/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 21:12:57 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2444 By Harriet Howard Heithaus of the Naples Daily News Photo credit: Scott McIntyre Steven Condy doesn’t look like a fool, and he’s not. He knows the potential in playing the cantankerous, con-able Don Pasquale, title character in the Donizetti opera. He may be getting fooled by his nephew and his physician in cahoots with the…

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Opera Naples to Open New Year with Don Pasquale and the Aspen String Trio http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-to-open-new-year-with-don-pasquale-and-the-aspen-string-trio/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-to-open-new-year-with-don-pasquale-and-the-aspen-string-trio/#comments Sat, 19 Dec 2015 12:44:22 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2170 What better way to begin the New Year than with musical performances that leave a smile on audiences faces? Plans for an arranged marriage and the threat of disinheritance won’t stand in the way of a young couple in love in Opera Naples’ new production of Gaetano Donizetti’s masterpiece Don Pasquale, one of the three…

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‘Die Fledermaus’ flies again with Opera Naples http://operanaples.org/die-fledermaus-flies-again-with-opera-naples/ http://operanaples.org/die-fledermaus-flies-again-with-opera-naples/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:54:19 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2167 “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,…

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Cluster Pluckin’ moves to Opera Naples this year http://operanaples.org/cluster-pluckin-moves-to-opera-naples-this-year/ http://operanaples.org/cluster-pluckin-moves-to-opera-naples-this-year/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:51:38 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2164 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’ ‘Die Fledermaus’ brings operetta comedy to Artis—Naples http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-die-fledermaus-brings-operetta-comedy-to-artis-naples/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-die-fledermaus-brings-operetta-comedy-to-artis-naples/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 22:35:28 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2161 By Harriet Howard Heithaus of the Naples Daily News The only thing more effervescent than a Strauss waltz is a chorus of people singing it. So even if there are no Christmas tree or carols, Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” may be the perfect operetta for a holiday season. It layers familiar melodies, snappy dialogue and…

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Opera Naples to host soprano Danielle Pastin in Die Fledermaus http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-to-host-soprano-danielle-pastin-in-die-fledermaus/ http://operanaples.org/opera-naples-to-host-soprano-danielle-pastin-in-die-fledermaus/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 22:53:59 +0000 http://operanaples.org/?p=2150 Nationally acclaimed opera singer Danielle Pastin will be performing live in Opera Naples’ one-time production of Die Fledermaus later this month. Although the award-winning soprano has graced a number of stages across the country and in the sunshine state, this will be her first time performing in Southwest Florida. The operetta will be featured at…

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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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