opera http://wlrn.org en The "Eyes" Have It In Florida Grand Opera's "Thais" http://wlrn.org/post/eyes-have-it-florida-grand-operas-thais <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The names&nbsp;</span>Barbe<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span>Doucet<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;might not be as widely known as Wagner, Puccini or Verdi -- but their influence is felt in opera houses worldwide.</span></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 07:57:53 +0000 Christine DiMattei 31663 at http://wlrn.org The "Eyes" Have It In Florida Grand Opera's "Thais" The Secret Lives Of Local Opera Singers http://wlrn.org/post/secret-lives-local-opera-singers <p>When you see someone singing onstage at the Florida Grand Opera or the Adrienne Arsht Center, do you think about what goes on behind the scenes -- not just the costumes or the sets, but in the singers' lives?</p><p>Believe it or not, some of South Florida's opera singers work in electrical and mechanical engineering, accounting, education and law enforcement during the day.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">The Engineers</strong></p><p>Husband and wife Martin Nusspaumer and Maria Antunez&nbsp;worked as engineers in their native Uruguay.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 18:41:22 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 31580 at http://wlrn.org The Secret Lives Of Local Opera Singers Florida Grand Opera, American Art Museum, Palm Beach International Film Festival, Broward Arts Cal http://wlrn.org/post/florida-grand-opera-american-art-museum-palm-beach-international-film-festival-broward-arts-cal <p></p><p>03/28/14 - Next time on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SouthFloridaArtsBeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a>, <a href="http://fgo.org/"><strong>Florida Grand Opera’s</strong></a> presentation of Puccini’s<em> Tosca</em> opens this weekend at the <strong><a href="http://www.arshtcenter.org/Tickets/Calendar/2013-2014-Season/Florida-Grand-Opera/Tosca/">Arsht</a></strong>. FGO’s spokesman, Justin Moss, previews the exciting event with Charles Greenfield. The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s exhibition <em>“<strong><a href="http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2013/our_america/">Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art</a></strong>”</em> opens April 2<sup>nd</sup> at <strong><a href="http://thefrost.fiu.edu">FIU’s Frost Art Museum</a></strong>. Judith Bishop speaks with Carmen Ramos, the exhibition’s curator. <strong><a href="http://www.hudakonhollywood.com">Dan Hudak</a></strong> previews the 19<sup>th</sup> Annual <strong><a href="http://www.pbifilmfest.org/">Palm Beach International Film Festival</a></strong> with festival president, Randi Emerman. Chef Norman Van Aken delivers <strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food"><em>A Word On Food </em></a></strong>and our <strong><a href="https://www.broward.org/arts">Broward arts calendar </a></strong>features Jody Horne-Leshinsky. Catch the conversation and information every Friday on <a href="https://twitter.com/sofloartsbeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a> at 1:00pm.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 29939 at http://wlrn.org Florida Grand Opera, American Art Museum, Palm Beach International Film Festival, Broward Arts Cal Miami/Nice Jazz Festival, Florida Grand Opera, Key West Film Festival, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/miaminice-jazz-festival-florida-grand-opera-key-west-film-festival-miami-dade-arts-calendar <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 22596 at http://wlrn.org Miami/Nice Jazz Festival, Florida Grand Opera, Key West Film Festival, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar Symphonies To Sopranos: What To See, Hear In Classical Music http://wlrn.org/post/symphonies-sopranos-what-see-hear-classical-music <p></p><p>Between South Florida&rsquo;s companies and performing arts centers, the classical music calendar can fill up fast.</p><p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 21977 at http://wlrn.org Symphonies To Sopranos: What To See, Hear In Classical Music The Florida Blogup: Beer Academies And Networking http://wlrn.org/post/florida-blogup-beer-academies-and-networking <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://southfloridaclassicalreview.com/2013/07/fgo-to-open-season-with-voigt-tribute/">Florida Grand Opera Begins New Season</a></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Florida Grand Opera will begin its 2013-2014 season with a tribute to soprano singer Deborah&nbsp;Voigt&nbsp;October 26.</span></p><p>Voigt&nbsp;will not sing but young artists from the opera will be performing at the DuPont Building in Miami. Blogger Lawrence Johnson has more at South Florida Classical Review.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:58:46 +0000 Isabel Echarte 18091 at http://wlrn.org The Florida Blogup: Beer Academies And Networking 'Horrifically Beautiful' And Bloody 'Salome' Comes To Palm Beach Opera http://wlrn.org/post/horrifically-beautiful-and-bloody-salome-comes-palm-beach-opera <p>Incest. Psychosis. Sexual taboo. Murder. A make-out session involving a severed head.&nbsp;<em>Salome </em>isn't the typical night at the opera. Likewise, the production at&nbsp;<a href="http://pbopera.org/" target="_blank">Palm Beach Opera</a> this weekend is something of a departure for the South Florida cultural institution.&nbsp;</p><p>"For us, German repertoire is not so often done," said Scott Guzielek, Palm Beach Opera director of artistic operations. "It's a great way for our audience to be exposed to a different style of music."</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:01:42 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 10599 at http://wlrn.org 'Horrifically Beautiful' And Bloody 'Salome' Comes To Palm Beach Opera Florida Grand Opera Goes Digital For National Opera Week http://wlrn.org/post/florida-grand-opera-goes-digital-national-opera-week <p>The Florida Grand Opera has gone digital for National Opera Week.</p><p>The week celebrates the vibrance and culture of the art form in America today.&nbsp; But as the FGO's approach to participating in the week illustrates, there is a marked difference in how they are working to reach new audiences, as compared to the past.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:13:10 +0000 Daniel Rivero 3934 at http://wlrn.org Florida Grand Opera Goes Digital For National Opera Week