Press Releases

2019-20 Season

March
Sarasota Opera will immediately suspend performances
Sarasota Opera presents the popular "Artist Choice" Concert Sunday, March 15th

February
Sarasota Opera announces cast change for La Wally
Sarasota Opera's "Beyond Verdi: Italian Masters Series" presents Alfredo Catalani's La Wally, opening March 7th
Sarasota Opera opens 2020 Winter Opera Festival with fanfare and ceremony
The Elixir of Love will work its magic beginning February 22nd
Sarasota Opera Announces 2020-2021 Season
Sarasota Opera Presents the 2020 Opera Gala "The Colors of Love" Saturday, February 1, 2020

January
Gounod's romantic Romeo & Juliet opens on February 15th
Puccini's timeless La bohème opens Sarasota Opera Winter Festival on February 8th
Sarasota Opera invites the community to a FREE open house on Wednesday, January 22
Sarasota Opera extends call for child "Supers"

November
Sarasota Youth Opera to present a revival of the historic children's opera Brundibár

October
Sarasota Opera Receives $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Verdi's popular Rigoletto opens Sarasota Opera Fall Season on November 1st
Sarasota Opera announces public phase of $40M Comprehensive Campaign and the acquisition of opera costume collection from Malabar Ltd. 

September
Sarasota Opera announces addition of "Beetlejuice" to "Classic Moves at the Opera House" series
Sarasota Youth Opera fundraiser "Taste of Downtown" welcomes new partners and returning favorites on Saturday, September 21, 1-4 pm

August
Sarasota Opera Announces Casting for the 2019-2020 Season

2018-19 Season

May 2019
Sarasota Youth Opera to receive $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

April 2019
Sarasota Opera to present "Opera Composers in Song"
Sarasota Opera announces 2019 season for "HD at the Opera House" and "Classic Movies at the Opera House" series
Sarasota Youth Opera Summer Camp Registration Underway Through May 10th

March 2019
Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh to appear in concert reading of The Soap Myth at the Sarasota Opera House
Sarasota Opera Celebrates 60th Season with Diamond Anniversary Concert and Dinner
Sarasota Opera Apprentice and Studio Artists Present Free Concert at Venice Library

February 2019
A rare and delightful comic double bill awaits, with Sarasota Opera's Rita (Two men and a Woman) and Susanna's Secret
Sarasota Opera welcomes back Nabucco for the first time since 1995
Sarasota Opera Announces 2019-2020 Season

January 2019
The Magic Flute Opens February 16th at Sarasota Opera
Sarasota Opera Opens 2019 Winter Festival with Puccini's Majestic Turandot 
Sarasota Opera Opens 60th Season on February 9th

October 2018
Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! Your favorite barber is back!
Sarasota Opera Names Lana Mullen as New Communications Coordinator 
Sarasota Opera Announces Casting for New Recital Series Content
Giuseppe Verdi returns to his American Home at Sarasota Opera with his first great success, Nabucco 

August 2018
Individual Tickets for Sarasota Opera's 60th Anniversary Season on Sale at the Box Office on Tuesday,
September 4

July 2018
Single Tickets for the 2018-19 Season On Sale ONLINE Tomorrow: Wednesday, August 1st
Sarasota Opera House Presents Tony Award Winning Singer and Actress Laura Benanti 

June 2018
Sarasota Opera Announces Casting for the 2018/2019 Fall and Winter Season