Opera Orlando

Noche de Zarzuela: An Evening of Zarzuela

March 4, 7 p.m., Osceola Performing Arts Center, 3141 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, Florida

Opera Orlando joins with Osceola High Schools and Central Florida Vocal Arts for a musical celebration from this passionate Spanish operatic form. Featuring a quartet of professional soloists, the Opera Orlando Chorus, Osceola High School students, Orlando’s Alterity Orchestra, and authentic costumes. Tickets: $5 (students) to $25. http://opac.tix.com and 800-595-4TIX (-4849)

[Already Scheduled] Gioachino Rossini’s Cinderella (La Cenerentola)

March 21, 23, and 24, 7:30 p.m.; March 25, 2 p.m., The Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater in the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, Florida

The company’s final Dr. Phillips Center performance in the Love Lost and Found season offers a happy ending as conductor Eric Jacobsen makes his Opera Orlando debut, leading players from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and a nationally renowned cast in a fantastical production of this comedic classic. Tickets: $39 to $79. www.drphillipscenter.org and 844-513-2014. –MORE–

Una Serenata Italiana: The Third Annual Opera Orlando Gala

April 20, 6:30 p.m. (reception) and 7:30 p.m. (formal dinner and entertainment), The Alfond Inn at Rollins College, 300 E. New England Ave., Winter Park, Florida

Our Italian Serenade will be a spectacular event filled with great live opera, superb food and drink, and an overdue honoring of opera stalwarts Kathy and Steve Miller. The Orlando Sentinel’s Scott Maxwell will host.

Tickets start at $250 per person with corporate and group tables available. 407-512-1900; www.OperaOrlando.org/Gala; Info@OperaOrlando.org

Opera Orlando at the Orlando Fringe: May 15–29

“Companion” and “Safe Word” (from “Three Way”)

Six performances (TBA) at the Goldman Theater, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando, Florida

Opera Orlando’s first appearance at the Orlando Fringe’s signature festival features two contemporary, boundary-stretching, one-act operas from composer Robert Paterson and librettist David Cote. The operas will be directed by Eric Pinder, our resident director.

Tickets: $12 and the purchase of an Orlando Fringe button. 407-648-0077; OrlandoFringe.showare.com

A Star Trek Voyage: W. A. Mozart’s The Abduction From the Seraglio 

May 31 and June 2, The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando, Florida

Go where no opera has gone before when Opera Orlando brings the heralded Pacific Opera Project’s wild and fantastic resetting of Mozart’s Turkish brothel comedy into space and the distant future aboard the Starship Enterprise. Tickets start at $39. 877-435-9849; PlazaLiveOrlando.org

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