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2012 Press Releases

October - December

December 18

SARASOTA YOUTH OPERA TO HOST ENROLLMENT NIGHTS FOR 2013 WINTER/SPRING SEMESTER

December 6

SARASOTA OPERA TO RECEIVE NEA ART WORKS GRANT

October 30

SARASOTA OPERA ANNOUNCES OPEN DANCE CALL FOR WINTER PRODUCTION

October 26

SARASOTA OPERA CELEBRATES NATIONAL OPERA WEEK
July - September

September 19

SARASOTA OPERA APPOINTS RICHARD RUSSELL AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

September 12

SARASOTA OPERA LOOKS AHEAD TO A BRIGHT FUTURE

August 30

SUSAN T. DANIS APPOINTED CEO AND GENERAL DIRECTOR OF FLORIDA GRAND OPERA

August 6

SARASOTA OPERA LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP!

July 27

SINGLE TICKETS FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON ON SALE ONLINE AUGUST 1ST!

July 18

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SUSAN T. DANIS TO ADDRESS REGIONAL PROFESSIONAL GROUPS

July 6

SARASOTA OPERA ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR 2012-2013 SEASON
April - June

June 26

INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN COUNTERTENOR DAVID WALKER NAMED ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

May 4

SARASOTA OPERA RECEIVES $10,500 GRANT FROM SUDAKOFF FOUNDATION

May 3

SARASOTA OPERA RECEIVES NEA ART WORKS GRANT TO SUPPORT NEW COMMISSION

May 2

SARASOTA YOUTH OPERA 2012 SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

April 18

SARASOTA OPERA PARTNERS WITH WOMEN'S EXCHANGE, INC. TO RAISE MONEY FOR YOUTH OPERA
January - March

March 28

SARASOTA OPERA RANKED 2ND MOST POPULAR ATTRACTION IN SARASOTA

March 23

FIFTH THIRD BANK APPOINTS SUSAN DANIS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

March 15

SARASOTA OPERA 2012-2013 SEASON TO INCLUDE REGIONAL AND WORLD PREMIERES!

March 14

SARASOTA YOUTH OPERA ANNOUNCES REGISTRATION FOR EXPLORE OPERA SUMMER CAMP 2012!

March 6

SARASOTA OPERA TO OFFER THREE OUTSTANDING CONCERTS

March 1

TENOR JOSHUA KOHL TO OPEN ORIOLES SEASON 3RD YEAR IN A ROW

February 3

SARASOTA OPERA TO OFFER COMMUNITY EDUCATION EVENTS FOR SAMUEL BARBER'S VANESSA

January 28

SARASOTA YOUTH OPERA ENROLLMENT OPEN THROUGH FEBRUARY

January 27

LOIS SCHULMAN NAMED PROGRAM ADVERTISING CONSULTANT AT SARASOTA OPERA

January 17

SARASOTA OPERA 2012 WINTER FESTIVAL SEASON OPENS FEBRUARY 11th

January 3

SARASOTA YOUTH OPERA NOW ENROLLING FOR 2012 WINTER SEASON

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

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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.