Winter Opera Festival

February 8, 2020
March 22, 2020

Sarasota Opera House

61 N Pineapple Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
United States


LA BOHÈME by Giacomo Puccini
February 8, 11, 13, 16m, 19, 25, 29m
March 3, 6, 11, 14, 19, 21

Love is fragile: Almost two centuries ago in Paris’ Latin Quarter, a love affair flourishes, withers and dies in Puccini’s romantic portrayal of bohemian life. A perfect work for newcomers as well as the most devoted opera fan. Last seen in Fall 2015. 

ROMEO & JULIET by Charles Gounod
February 15, 18, 20, 23m, 28
March 4, 8m, 14m, 20

Love is Forever:In this story — immortalized by the genius of William Shakespeare and overflowing with the melodies of Charles Gounod — young lovers pursue their great passion to the grave. Last seen in 1993.

THE ELIXIR OF LOVE by Gaetano Donizetti
February 22, 26 
March 1m, 5, 13, 17, 21

Love is Intoxicating: Nemorino’s love is unwavering, but Adina won’t give him a second glance. All is saved by Dulcamara’s love potion — or is it? Last seen in Winter 2009. 

LA WALLY by Alfredo Catalani
March 7, 10, 12, 15m, 18, 22m

Love hurts: In a village in the Tirolean alps, Wally chooses love over family. However, with a cruel bet, the man of her dreams breaks her heart, igniting a chain of events that leads to tragedy. La Wallyhad its last fully staged U.S. production in 1989, when it launched Sarasota Opera’s Masterworks Revival Series. 

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