UPAF Cornerstone The Florentine Opera Company Collaborates with Area Opera Non-profits

Three Arts Organizations Unite to Bring Milwaukee OPERA IN OCTOBER

Opera in October is a first-time collaboration between three non-profits to create new synergies for Opera lovers in the Greater Milwaukee Community: The Florentine Opera, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Wisconsin District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

The three regional organizations will partner together to promote and/or produce the following opera activities in October 2016, as outlined in the bullet points below (or click here: http://www.wilson-center.com/opera-in-october/):

  • Florentine Opera’s World Premiere and professional recording of Sister Carrie by composer Robert Aldridge and librettist Herschel Garfein with performances on October 7 (7:30PM) & 9 (2:30PM), 2016: Uihlein Hall in the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.
  • The Wisconsin District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions on October 15, 2016, at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, in The Harris Theater and Dawes Studio Theater.
  • Brunch and recital with special guest artist of the Florentine Opera (soprano Alyson Cambridge) on October 16, 2016 at 11:30AM, WITH BRUNCH AND AN ARTIST TALKBACK, at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts.


A Great Opera Company Enriching a Great City!

Celebrating eighty-three years of artistic and fiscal success, the Florentine Opera Company® is driven by its mission to produce the full range of operatic works reflecting the highest musical and theatrical standards and to support community and education programs that foster the current and next generation of opera audiences and practitioners.

Our vision is to enrich Milwaukee through great opera, and to achieve local and national recognition for high quality and innovative programs that engage our community.

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