Florida Grand Opera Special Events: MARCH 2012

Community Events and Free Performances

Mar. 10 at 1:30pm

Children’s Opera at MAM’s Family Day [FREE]

Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artists perform Little Red Riding Hood, a children’s opera, as part of Miami Art Museum’s Family Day. This is the perfect way to introduce young children to the world of classical music.

 

Miami Art Museum

101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130

 

Mar. 11 at 3pm

Young Artists Studio Concert: Bass Museum of Art [FREE]

Surround yourself with art and beauty as you listen to selections from the most beloved operas of all time, including the upcoming Florida Grand Opera production of Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette, as performed by the Young Artists Studio. Free with museum entry.

 

Bass Museum

2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139.

 

Mar. 17 at 1-2pm

Read Along, Sing a Song: Tim O’Toole & the Wee Folk [FREE]

Join us for this children’s literacy program, which makes reading all the more fun by incorporating music, dance, and other dynamic art forms into a sing-along. Space is limited and reservations can be submitted to Cerise Sutton at csutton@fgo.org or 305-854-1643.

 

Golden Glades Branch Library

1000 NE 166 St., Miami, FL 33162.

 

Mar. 17 at 7:30pm, Mar. 18 at 4pm

Young Artists Studio: Lynn University Concert

Enjoy an evening of classic operatic selections by the Florida Grand Opera Young Artists Studio, accompanied by the Lynn University Philharmonia Orchestra. The concert will include songs from some of the world’s best-known operas, including FGO’s upcoming production of Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette. Tickets start at $45. For details, click here.

 

Lynn University

3601 North Military Trail  Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598

 

Mar. 23 at 7pm

MUSIC AT MOCA: Florida Grand Opera Young Artists [FREE]

Enjoy an evening of classic operatic selections by Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artists Studio. The concert will include songs from some of the world’s best-known operas, including FGO’s upcoming production of Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette.

 

Museum of Contemporary Art

770 NE 125th St., Miami, FL 33161.

 

Apr. 5 at 7-9pm

Concert under the Stars: Bonnet House Museum

Enjoy an evening of classic operatic selections by Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artists Studio at the Bonnet House Museum. The concert will include songs from some of the world’s best-known operas, including FGO’s upcoming production of Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette. Tickets start at $35 and include wine, canapés, coffee and dessert are. Click here for details.

 

Bonnet House Museum

900 N. Birch Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33304

 

About Florida Grand Opera

Florida Grand Opera was formed in June 1994 by the merger of Greater Miami Opera, founded in 1941, and The Opera Guild Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, founded in 1945.  Celebrating its 71th year of continuous performances during the 2011-2012 season, Florida Grand Opera stands as one of the oldest performing arts organizations in Florida.  In addition to producing standard repertoire, Florida Grand Opera also presents lesser known operas, as well as commissions and produces new operas – all productions featuring projected translations in English and Spanish. Annually, main stage performances are attended by nearly 70,000 people, and education and outreach programs serve over 20,000 members of the community.  FGO offers several highly successful outreach and educational programs, including its internationally-recognized Young Artist Studio.            

Florida Grand Opera, recognized for funding by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding is also provided, in part, by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council. Program support is provided by the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council.  Florida Grand Opera is a Resident Company of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and a member company of OPERA America. American Airlines is the Official Airline, Intercontinental Miami is the Official Hotel and Steinway & Sons is the Official Piano of Florida Grand Opera. For more information on Florida Grand Opera, visit us at www.FGO.org.

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