2021-22 season


Conducted by Artistic Director and renowned conductor

Ramón Tebar

Featuring The Naples Festival Orchestra

Following last season’s inaugural runaway success, Opera Naples will host the II Festival Under the Stars with more than a week of incredible performances and concerts.

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March 11 at 7:00 PM

Joseph Calleja

Maltese top tenor and international opera icon, Joseph Calleja, will not only perform at this year's gala, Joseph Calleja will also have a unique performance at Cambier Park.

At Cambier Park

March 13 & 15 at 7:00 PM


by Giacomo Puccini

Starring Ramón Vargas and Ann Toomey

One of the most acclaimed tenors of the 21st century, Ramón Vargas will capture our hearts in Tosca, a story of love, lust, murder, and political intrigue. American soprano Ann Toomey is a 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions national semifinalist and 2019 Richard F. Gold Career Grant Recipient. Passion and jealousy drive this tragic tale, which depicts the tempestuous life of opera singer Floria Tosca, her lover Mario Cavaradossi, and the corrupt chief of police, Baron Scarpia.

At Cambier Park

March 14 at 7:00 PM

On The Town

by L. Bernstein

New York City’s pomp and fanfare sets the stage for this story of three sailors looking for love in a whirlwind 24-hour adventure before heading off to battle in World War II. The appealing musical score, youthful exuberance of characters and the unique moment in history make On the Town a true American classic.

At Cambier Park

March 16 at 7:00 PM

Javier Camarena

Opera Concert

Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is the preeminent Mozart and bel canto specialist of his generation. Praised for his burnished tone, gleaming high notes, flawless coloratura, and veracious portrayals, Camerana will shine under the beauty of Southwest Florida’s stars.

At Cambier Park

March 18 at 7:30 PM & 20 at 2:00PM

Glory Denied

by Tom Cipullo

Composed in 2007, this acclaimed opera brings to life the story of the longest-held American prisoner of war from the Vietnam era and his agonizing re-introduction to an America that had moved on without him. This masterful adaptation makes a lasting impression with a thrillingly varied score and a mesmerizing libretto.

At The Wang Opera Center

March 19 at 7:30 PM

Ramón Vargas

Opera Concert

Pasión Latina Concert. Ramón Vargas is a Mexican operatic tenor. Since his debut in the early '90s, he has developed to become one of the most acclaimed tenors of the 21st century. Known for his most expressive and agile lyric tenor voice, he is especially successful in the bel canto repertoire. A leading tenor of our time and among the most sought-after worldwide.

At The Wang Opera Center