Sarasota Opera House & Box Office
61 N. Pineapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
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50 Central Avenue, Suite 820
Sarasota, FL 34236
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The Verdi Cycle
"One of the most significant achievements in the opera world."
—John Fleming, Tampa Bay Times
The Verdi Cycle began in 1989 as a unique undertaking to perform the complete works of Giuseppe Verdi, both operatic (including all alternative versions of the operas), and incidental music. By the completion of the Cycle in 2016, Sarasota Opera will be the only company in the world to have performed every note of music Verdi ever wrote. For more complete information on Sarasota Opera's Verdi Cycle, visit www.verdicycle.org.
Works To Be Performed
Jérusalem (adapted from Verdi's I Lombardi alla prima crociata)
The Battle of Legnano (La battaglia di Legnano)
Don Carlos (Paris version)
Works Performed To Date
Un ballo in maschera
Simon Boccanegra (American premiere of original version)
Simon Boccanegra (Standard version)
Les Vêpres siciliennes (American premiere in the original French)
La forza del destino (original version)
La forza del destino (standard version)
Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio
Requiem Mass and Stabat Mater
Macbeth (original version)
Macbeth (standard version)
I due Foscari
Don Carlos (Revised 4 Act version in French)
I Lombardi alla prima crociata
Un giorno di regno (A King for a Day)