Thursday, October 27, 2011

Sarasota Opera's MADAMA BUTTERFLY on ABC 7

Sarasota Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, opening tomorrow night, is Linda Carson's and Sarasota ABC 7's pick of the week! Click through to see the video!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Maestro DeRenzi Honored for Excellence in Arts Leadership


Maestro Victor DeRenzi was honored on Monday, October 24th, at the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County 13th annual Awards Celebration. Maestro DeRenzi was given the 2011 Arts Leadership Award for Artistic Achievement and the Sarasota Youth Opera offered their first public performance of the new season. Read all about it here!

Monday, October 24, 2011

SNN 6 Behind the Scenes look at MADAMA BUTTERFLY

If you missed it live on TV, check out this video of SNN 6 and their behind the scenes look at Sarasota Opera's upcoming fall production of Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY opening this Friday, October 28th.


Saturday, October 22, 2011


Read what Jay Handelman and the Herald Tribune have to say about our upcoming production of Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY!



http://artssarasota.com/2011-10-21/featured/butterfly-takes-wing-again-at-sarasota-opera/

Monday, October 10, 2011

It is Giuseppe Verdi's Birthday today born in 1813 in Le Roncole, a village near Busseto! In his honor, here is a video of his famous 'Va, Peniero' from his opera Nabucco. What is your favorite moment from a Verdi Opera?