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2010 Press Releases

October - December

December 14

Sarasota Opera to celebrate its American Classics initiative

December 13

Become a member of Sarasota Youth Opera
Enrollment now open for ages 8 and up

December 8

Give the Gift of Opera!

December 6

Sarasota Youth Opera members cast in La bohème on the main stage

November 8

The American Spiritual Ensemble to Perform at Sarasota Opera House
Concerts and Special Dinner will Honor Executive Director, Susan T. Danis

October 25

Baubles, Bids & Bubbles at Sarasota Opera House

October 21

Sarasota Opera is looking for a few good men and women!

October 18

Celebrate National Opera Week with Sarasota Opera!
July - September

September 27

Sarasota Opera announces Trio ticket offer

September 21

Sarasota Opera to Raise the Curtain on 52nd Season

August 25

Sarasota Youth Opera enrolling now

August 10

Publix Awards Grant to Sarasota Youth Opera Program

July 1

Casting Complete for Fall Opera
April - June

June 15

Sarasota Opera Accepting Apprentice Artists Applications Now for September Auditions

May 14

Sarasota Opera Receives Statewide Preservation Award

April 15

Register Now for Sarasota Youth Opera Summer Workshop
January - March

March 24

Sarasota Youth Opera to Present The Black Spider

March 4 12:00 PM

Presenting Sarasota Opera Apprentice Artists
Inaugural concert features singers performing operatic excerpts with full orchestra accompaniment

March 4

News Anchor Heidi Godman to Emcee Sarasota Opera’s Salute the Stars
Gourmet Awards Luncheon Celebrates the Artists of the 2010 Season

March 3

Couples Night at Sarasota Opera
Sarasota Opera and Café Amici team up to offer couples

February 25

Sarasota Opera Hosts 'LGBT Night at the Opera' on March 12
Wine and Cheese social hour precedes performance of Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana and Leconcavallo’s Pagliacci

February 24 12:18 PM

Sarasota Opera tenor to sing National Anthem at Orioles/Rays opener
Singer Joshua Kohl combines passions: opera and baseball

February 24 12:12 PM

Win a brilliant diamond at Baubles, Bids and Bubbles
Live jewelry auction to benefit Sarasota Opera

February 23

Learn more about the opera before you see it
Sarasota Opera to present free pre-performance talks on select dates

February 18

Bring Your Children to Sarasota Opera
Childcare for Toddlers Available at March 13 Matinee

February 16

Sarasota Opera continues its Verdi Cycle with rare work
Giovanna d’Arco (Joan of Arc) set to open March 6

February 15

Sarasota Opera to present free community concerts

February 10

Spend Valentine’s Day with Sarasota Opera Artists

February 8

Sarasota Opera Announces 2010-11 Season
Company Launches Newest Artistic Initiative: American Classics

February 5

Family-friendly Hansel and Gretel to open Feb. 27
Featuring earlier evening curtain times and English-language performances

January 21

The Magic Flute, the second in Sarasota Opera Winter Festival, opens February 13

January 15

Sarasota Opera Celebrates 51st Season with Opening Night Festivities

January 5

Something for Everyone at Sarasota Opera Open House

2008 Press Releases

October - December

December 18

Be Part of Sarasota Youth Opera’s 25th Year
Enrollment Now Open for All Ages 8 and Up

November 24

Sarasota Youth Opera to Perform in Winter Concert
The Sarasota Youth Opera will perform its first concert of the season at Unity Church of Sarasota, on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m.

October 10 10:00 AM

Sarasota Opera launches its first Fall Opera Season on November 7 with The Barber of Seville
Artistic Director Victor DeRenzi will conduct this perennial favorite in the company’s first ever Fall Opera Production

October 9

Sarasota Opera Partners with Ear Research Foundation
Hear & Now Fundraising Event to take Place at Sarasota Opera House

October 6

Sarasota Opera Invites Community to Open House
April - June

April 21

Don’t Miss the U.S. Premiere of Dean Burry’s The Hobbit
Sarasota Youth Opera members are in the final weeks of rehearsal for the upcoming U.S. premiere of Dean Burry's The Hobbit...

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2007 Press Releases

October - December

November 27 10:00 AM

Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice Awards $100,000 for Renovation of Sarasota Opera House
Sarasota Opera has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice. The proceeds of the grant will be used towards the costs of the ongoing $20 million renovation of the Sarasota Opera House.