Florentine Opera - Milwaukee
25 March 2017

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Don Giovanni

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Florentine's 'Don Giovanni' seduces with eight beautiful voices
19 Mar 17 / Journal Sentinel
Sister Carrie

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Florentine Opera scored a success with the world premiere of Sister Carrie
19 Oct 16 / Opera News
World premiere boasts strong score, great cast, uneven drama
11 Oct 16 / Urban Milwaukee
Compelling singers lead Florentine's world premiere of 'Sister Carrie'
9 Oct 16 / Journal Sentinel
Die Fledermaus

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

A lively blend of singing, acting
15 May 16 / Journal Sentinel
Three Decembers

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Florentine Opera's 'Three Decembers' puts poignant family drama onstage
13 Mar 16 / Journal Sentinel
L'elisir d'amore

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Florentine Opera closes season with Donizetti
14 May 15 / Shepherd Express
Comic opera sparkles
13 May 15 / Urban Milwaukee
'Elixir of Love' a delicious potion
10 May 15 / Journal Sentinel
Elmer Gantry

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Florentine Opera delivers theatrical take on 'Elmer Gantry'
15 Mar 15 / Journal Sentinel
Wuthering Heights

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Concert performance of Carlisle Floyd’s seldom-heard opera
14 Jan 15 / Express Milwaukee
Florentine Opera delivers involving 'Wuthering Heights' concert
11 Jan 15 / Journal Sentinel
Der Fliegende Holländer

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Florentine Opera sets sail with special voices for Wagner's 'Flying Dutchman'
26 Oct 14 / Journal Sentinel
La bohème

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Florentine's 'La Bohème' brings down the house
11 May 14 / Journal Sentinel
Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Ava Pine's Cleopatra made the slog through Florentine's 'Julius Caesar' worth the effort
6 Apr 14 / Wisconsin Gazette
Florentine Opera's 'Julius Caesar' has hits, misses
30 Mar 14 / Journal Sentinel
La Traviata

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Florentine Opera begins new season with lush 'La Traviata'
10 Nov 13 / Journal Sentinel
Le nozze di Figaro

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Glorious, funny, poignant
14 May 13 / Third Coast Digest
Singing, acting both stellar in 'Figaro'
12 May 13 / Journal Sentinel
Albert Herring

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Florentine finds cozy home for 'Albert Herring'
10 Mar 13 / Journal Sentinel
Florentine “Albert Herring” gets funny — eventually
9 Mar 13 / Third Coast Digest
Carmen

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Uneven, but sizzling
28 Oct 12 / Third Coast Digest
Florentine Opera shows energy in traditional 'Carmen'
28 Oct 12 / Journal Sentinel
Susannah

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Compelling story, sung with power
18 Mar 12 / Journal Sentinel
Turandot

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Soprano Lindstrom brings power to Florentine's 'Turandot'
6 Nov 11 / Journal Sentinel
Venus and Adonis

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Florentine looks to British Court
16 May 11 / Channel 3000
Florentine double bill finds humor in tragic tales
16 May 11 / Journal Sentinel
Florentine Opera downsizes gracefully for English Baroque double bill
16 May 11 / Chicago Classical Review
Dido and Aeneas

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Florentine looks to British Court
16 May 11 / Channel 3000
Florentine double bill finds humor in tragic tales
16 May 11 / Journal Sentinel
Florentine Opera downsizes gracefully for English Baroque double bill
16 May 11 / Chicago Classical Review
L'Italiana in Algeri

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Florentine triumphs with 'Italian Girl'
25 Mar 11 / Channel 3000
Rio de Sangre

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Florentine Opera, is to be commended for bringing such work to the Milwaukee stage
3 Nov 10 / OperaOnline
A corrupt dictator falls, and so does the opera
25 Oct 10 / Chicago Tribune
World premiere of 'Rio de Sangre' falls short for Florentine
24 Oct 10 / Journal Sentinel
Despite a fine cast, “Rio de Sangre” fails to stir the blood
24 Oct 10 / Classical Review
Elmer Gantry

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 2

A landmark American opera that should be celebrated
31 Mar 10 / OperaOnline
Some stand and cheer, some leave 'Gantry' premiere
22 Mar 10 / Journal Sentinel
Tosca

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Singing strong, but stage oddly bare in Florentine Opera's 'Tosca'
24 Nov 09 / Journal Sentinel
Semele

Florentine Opera


No. of reviews: 1

'Semele' dazzles with humor, technique and beauty
2 Mar 09 / Journal Sentinel
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News & Articles

Florentine Opera plans 'Sister Carrie' premiere next season
The Florentine Opera Company's 2016-'17 season will include a world premiere and two beloved staples of the opera repertoire.
17 Feb 2016 / Journal Sentinel
Florentine Opera announces 2015-16 season.
In its 2015-'16 season, the Florentine Opera will once again perform a newer American work, while also staging two of the most popular titles in opera tradition.
28 Mar 2015 / Journal Sentinel
Florentine Opera's new season announced
In its 2014-15 season, the Florentine Opera Company will offer its audience bonus music — a concert production of an American opera in addition to three fully staged operas and a Studio Artists concert.
12 Apr 2014 / Journal Sentinel
Florentine Opera plans an Italian season
The Florentine Opera will celebrate the Italian opera tradition during the 2013-'14 season, bookending its performance year with Verdi's "La Traviata" and Puccini's "La Bohème.
10 Apr 2013 / Journal Sentinel
Florentine Opera has youthful look in 2011-12
The Florentine Opera's 2011-'12 season will have a youthful glow in more than one way.
20 Feb 2011 / Journal Sentinel