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Tuesday, November 2019

A TOAST TO OPERA – La bohème

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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As a preview to each of this season's major operas, please join us for informative and entertaining lectures by FGCU Associate Professor of Musicology Tom Cimarusti. These will be held at the Wang Opera Center at 4pm with wine and cheese receptions following each lecture. This is a fun opportunity to learn more and to introduce opera to a friend! Ticket Price: $25

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Opera Stars Concert: Jennifer Rowley

Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Soprano Jennifer Rowley, with Ramón Tebar, piano. Acclaimed worldwide for her unforgettable voice and remarkable stage presence. Her richly varied repertoire includes many of opera's greatest heroines—as the New York Times noted, Ms. Rowley's "even, radiant tone and effortless chiffony top notes" mark her as a singer of "enormous gift and promise." Ticket Price: $35/$59/$78/$95* *All VIP center section tickets ($95) include a backstage Champagne reception after the performance to meet the artists.

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Opera Naples Academy Concert – Fall 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Opera Naples Academy, a 10-day intensive for exceptional opera singers from around the world, offers the Naples community a rare glimpse of the opera stars of the future through open master classes and recitals open to the public. The Academy concludes with a public concert at the Wang Opera Center. Join us for an unforgettable evening with the opera stars of tomorrow! Ticket Price: $20/$34/$48/$59* *All VIP center section tickets ($59) include a backstage Champagne reception after the performance to…

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Wednesday, December 2019

La bohème – Giacomo Puccini

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard
Naples, FL 34108 United States
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Few operas have captured the imagination of so many generations as Puccini’s La bohème. Since its première in 1896, La bohème has been a staple of the repertory and has inspired countless versions of the story. Romance permeates the air of the Latin Quarter as Rodolfo and Mimí meet by chance and fall instantly in love. Their music is passionately melodic, its luminous beauty aided by brilliant moonlight on this Christmas eve. The story that follows is young love itself:…

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La bohème – Giacomo Puccini

Thursday, December 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard
Naples, FL 34108 United States
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Few operas have captured the imagination of so many generations as Puccini’s La bohème. Since its première in 1896, La bohème has been a staple of the repertory and has inspired countless versions of the story. Romance permeates the air of the Latin Quarter as Rodolfo and Mimí meet by chance and fall instantly in love. Their music is passionately melodic, its luminous beauty aided by brilliant moonlight on this Christmas eve. The story that follows is young love itself:…

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Naples’ Best at the Wang – Bob Zottola & Jazz Simpatico

Saturday, December 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Featuring vocalist Michelle Amato Jazz trumpeter Bob Zottola has played with them all - Benny Goodman, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Barnet, Gerry Mulligan, Maynard Ferguson, Chick Corea and many others, including a 16-year run in the Broadway orchestra of "Les Miserables" in New York City. Vocalist Michelle Amato trained at the University of Miami's School of Music and has toured or recorded with Cirque de Soleil, Quincy Jones, Jon Secada, Liza Minnelli, Al Green, Sandi Patty, Jon Hendricks, Donna…

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Tuesday, January 2020

A TOAST TO OPERA – Scalia/Ginsburg and Trial by Jury

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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As a preview to each of this season's major operas, please join us for informative and entertaining lectures by FGCU Associate Professor of Musicology Tom Cimarusti. These will be held at the Wang Opera Center at 4pm with wine and cheese receptions following each lecture. This is a fun opportunity to learn more and to introduce opera to a friend! Ticket Price: $25

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Naples’ Best at the Wang – Dan Miller-Lew Del Gatto Quintet

Saturday, January 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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"The Music of Cole Porter" Join trumpeter Dan Miller and saxophonist Lew Del Gatto as they celebrate the genius and music of Cole Porter. Dan Miller built his reputation touring and recording with Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Maynard Ferguson, Woody Herman and Tom Jones. Lew Del Gatto was a member of the Saturday Night Live Band from 1975-2006 and toured and recorded with Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones and Buddy Rich. Ticket Price: $40/$50* *All VIP section…

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Scalia/Ginsburg and Trial by Jury

Friday, January 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Double Bill: Scalia/Ginsburg, an Opera by Derrick Wang and Trial by Jury by Gilbert and Sullivan with orchestration by Derrick Wang Sung in English with projected text. All Rise! January brings a unique double-bill as Opera Naples goes to court. Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury started the string of hit operettas that captivated Victorian London. A “breach of promise” case leads to legal hi-jinks and court-ordered laughter in this gem of a lyric comedy. Just as clever—and charming—is Derrick…

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Scalia/Ginsburg and Trial by Jury

Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Double Bill: Scalia/Ginsburg, an Opera by Derrick Wang and Trial by Jury by Gilbert and Sullivan with orchestration by Derrick Wang Sung in English with projected text. All Rise! January brings a unique double-bill as Opera Naples goes to court. Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury started the string of hit operettas that captivated Victorian London. A “breach of promise” case leads to legal hi-jinks and court-ordered laughter in this gem of a lyric comedy. Just as clever—and charming—is Derrick…

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Beaux Arts – Itamar Zorman

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition Gold Medalist (2011) Itamar Zorman joined by internationally renowned pianist Dr. Catherine Lan will make their debut at the Wang Opera Center on January 28, 2020. Ticket Price: $20/$34/$48/$59* *All VIP center section tickets ($59) include a backstage Champagne reception after the performance to meet the artists.

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Tuesday, February 2020

OPERA STARS CONCERT: Issachah Savage

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Tenor - Issachah Savage, Ramón Tebar, piano. Winner of the Seattle International Wagner Competition, Tenor Issachah Savage is garnering acclaim as a “heldentenor par excellence” with “trumpet-like, clear, open-throated, powerful” singing (San Francisco Examiner). Ticket Price: $35/$59/$78/$95* *All VIP center section tickets ($95) include a backstage Champagne reception after the performance to meet the artists.

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Naples’ Best at the Wang – Dan Heck Dream Quartet

Saturday, February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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"The Music of the Giants of Jazz Guitar" Dan Heck is a professional recording artist, composer and educator. A founding member of the band "Bebop and Destruction", he had national recognition. Locally, he served as leader of the house band for Campiello for six years. Now he headlines at many local venues. Ticket Price: $40/$50* *All VIP section tickets ($50) include backstage champagne reception after the performance to meet the artists.

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A Mardi Gras Masque: The Gala for Opera Naples

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort, 9891 Gulf Shore Dr
Naples, FL 34108 United States
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Ticket Price: $500/$350

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Friday, March 2020

Opera Naples Academy Concert – Spring 2020

Friday, March 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Opera Naples Academy, a 10-day intensive for exceptional opera singers from around the world, offers the Naples community a rare glimpse of the opera stars of the future. Certain master classes will be open to the public and the Academy concludes with a public concert at the Wang Opera Center. Join us for an unforgettable evening with the opera stars of tomorrow! Ticket Price: $20/$34/$48/$59* *All VIP center section tickets ($59) include a backstage Champagne reception after the performance to…

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Naples’ Best at the Wang – String Theory Plus

Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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These outstanding Naples-based musicians are best performing mood transforming swinging jazz with sultry vocals and a Paris night-club feel. Rebecca Richardson, vocalist/pianist, performs at many local jazz venues and classically with Opera Naples, The Naples Music Club, ArtsWorld Naples and CAPA. Glenn Basham, concertmaster of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, is a featured jazz musician on the Miami Saxophone Quartet's recordings, “Four More Giant Steps” and Skitch Henderson's "Swinging with Strings". Dan Heck is a professional recording artist, composer and educator…

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Beaux Arts – Antonio Meneses and Paul Galbraith

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Grammy-nominated soloists Antonio Meneses (cello) and Paul Galbraith (guitar). Antonio Meneses is the cellist of the legendary Beaux Arts Trio and Paul Galbraith is the top prize winner of First Segovia International Guitar Competition. Ticket Price: $20/$34/$48/$59* *All VIP center section tickets ($59) include a backstage Champagne reception after the performance to meet the artists.

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A TOAST TO OPERA – Don Giovanni

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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As a preview to each of this season's major operas, please join us for informative and entertaining lectures by FGCU Associate Professor of Musicology Tom Cimarusti. These will be held at the Wang Opera Center at 4pm with wine and cheese receptions following each lecture. This is a fun opportunity to learn more and to introduce opera to a friend! Ticket Price: $25

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Thursday, April 2020

Beaux Arts – Piano Trio

Thursday, April 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Piano Trio, featuring Janet Sung, violin Professor of DePaul University School of Music, Ahrim Kim, principal cellist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and Steinway Artist, Tao Lin. Ticket Price: $20/$34/$48/$59* *All VIP center section tickets ($59) include a backstage Champagne reception after the performance to meet the artists.

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Naples’ Best at the Wang- Naples Composers for Naples Performers

Saturday, April 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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Composers: Naples resident Alexander Goldstein is a Russian–American music composer, conductor, songwriter, record producer, film producer, director, editor and is the founder of Naples based ABG World and SportMusic.com. He was born in Moscow, USSR, into a family of Bolshoi Theater Orchestra musicians. Naples resident Dr. Jeff Leigh is a classically trained violinist and composer and arranger of music ranging from Bach to Bluegrass and Hymns to Opera. Jeff creates original soundscapes and also develops new arrangements of existing well-known…

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Don Giovanni – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard
Naples, FL 34108 United States
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Mozart and Da Ponte called their opera, Don Giovanni, an opera giocoso: comic farce with a moral. They were perhaps the most successful composer and lyricist partnership in history and many have called their re-telling of the Don Juan legend the greatest opera of all time. A bold statement, but the opera’s brilliant contrasts of stark tragedy and poignant comedy certainly make it one of the most immediate and human stories ever told. The machinations of Don Giovanni and his…

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Don Giovanni – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Thursday, April 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard
Naples, FL 34108 United States
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Mozart and Da Ponte called their opera, Don Giovanni, an opera giocoso: comic farce with a moral. They were perhaps the most successful composer and lyricist partnership in history and many have called their re-telling of the Don Juan legend the greatest opera of all time. A bold statement, but the opera’s brilliant contrasts of stark tragedy and poignant comedy certainly make it one of the most immediate and human stories ever told. The machinations of Don Giovanni and his…

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Saturday, May 2020

Naples’ Best at the Wang – Student/Teacher Fest

Saturday, May 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Opera Naples, 2408 Linwood Avenue
Naples, 34112 United States
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This unique program features the latest generation of performing artists appearing side-by-side with the instructors who trained them. Featuring Naples Philharmonic musicians... Dickie Fleisher, principal harp, Daniela Shtereva, violin, John T. Posadas, viola...and their students! Ticket Price: $20

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