Contact Us

Sarasota Opera House & Box Office

61 N. Pineapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
Box Office:  (941) 328-1300

Sarasota Opera Administrative Office

1345 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 366-8450


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Our Theater

Sarasota Opera owns and performs in the historic Sarasota Opera House. The building has recently undergone a $20-million rehabilitation to restore the beauty of the 1920's theater, while creating an up-to-date opera house for the 21st century.

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Artistic Director: Victor DeRenzi
Executive Director: Richard Russell 

Board of Trustees


  • Chairman: Murray Bring
  • Vice-Chairman: Syble DiGirolamo
  • Treasurer: Waldron Kraemer
  • Secretary: Janet Huelster


  • Stan Abshier
  • Ron Archbold
  • J. Sumner Bagby
  • Edward C. Bavaria
  • Ulysses Brualdi
  • David Chaifetz
  • Carol English
  • Dr. Angelo Fatta
  • Rosanne Martorella
  • Kim Nettles
  • Harold R. Ronson
  • Steve Sabato
  • Arthur Siciliano
  • Toby Siegel
  • William D. Tompkins
  • Michal Wadsworth
  • Donald J. Worthington
  • Jack Wright

Bradenton Opera Guild

  • Richard DeGennaro

Sarasota Opera Guild

  • Antoinette Dowling

Legal Counsel

  • Robert Benjamin