Sarasota Opera Opens 57th Season on January 30th

Coconut Telegraph

Sarasota Opera will open the 2016 Winter Festival Season, the largest and most climactic in the company’s 57 year history, on January 30th. The season will feature the final two installments of the 28 year Verdi Cycle – The Battle of Legnano and Aida in a grand spectacle of music, vocal prowess, awe-inspiring choruses, sumptuous scenery, and luxurious costumes. In addition, the company will present Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio, and Mozart’s comedic Così fan tutteAt the close of the Verdi Cycle on March 20, 2016, Sarasota Opera will be the only company in the world to have performed every note of Giuseppe Verdi intended for performance. The season will culminate with a “Verdi Festival Week” March 15–20. and  include continued performances of both Verdi operas, two concerts dedicated to the music of Verdi, an international Verdi Conference, a 28 year retrospective exhibit on the Verdi Cycle, and many more commemorative events. 


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