“I give high marks for Gulfshore’s first attempt at a fully staged production. If the enthusiastic audience response is any indication, they’re here to stay”
Southwest Florida Journal
serving Collier, Lee and Charlotte Counties.Welcome to the inaugural season of Gulfshore Opera
May 2, 2015
In partnership with Artis-Naples
8:00pm | Daniels Pavillion at Artis-Naples
This chamber concert features an octet of talented vocalists and the Naples Philharmonic orchestra performing various selections from the most enduring operas of the baroque period. The performance is narrated by an actor in period costume.
February 13, 2015
7:30pm | Moorings Presbyterian Church
Recognized around the globe as an original member of the Irish Tenors, Anthony Kearns returns to Naples for a concert of beloved melodies from Ireland to Broadway, to Grand Opera. Anthony will be joined by soprano Nathalie Avila and accompanied by pianist Jon Laird. Premium plus ticket holders are invited to meet the artists post-concert at a champagne and chocolates reception on premise.
February 28 | March 1 & 6, 2015
High Comedy English Musical Theater; first performed at the Savoy Opera House in London in 1885, the Mikado is one of the most frequently played musical theatre pieces in history. This full-scale classic production features traditional sets, costumes and specialists of the G&S repertoire from New York.
November 6, 8 & 9 2014
Gulfshore Opera’s Debut Concert in all 3 counties
Thrilling soloists accompanied by full orchestra and chorus present the most powerful and passionate musical moments of Verdi ‘s greatest works. Maestro Paul Nadler conducts 100+ performers on stage. All enhanced by big screen and live video projections with translated text. Post – Concert Inaugural Celebration at Harborside on November 9th. Champagne Toast by Mayor Henderson
December 7, 3:00pm & 7:00pm | Bonita
December 21, 4:00 pm | Fort Myers
Adapted from the opera by ENGLEBERT HUMPERDINCK. This special Family Holiday show is performed in English with colorful sets and costumes, accompanied by chamber orchestra. Leading roles are sung by professional opera singers. The children’s chorus and ballet are members of the Bonita Center for the Arts Performing Arts program. Come bring the whole family to enjoy this charming fairy tale.
January 4, 2015
In partnership with Artis–Naples
7:00pm | Hayes Hall at Artis–Naples
In 2014, Michael Fabiano was the first person to win both the Richard Tucker Award and Beverly Sills Artist award in the same year, and is considered one of the greatest young tenors in the world today. This concert of beloved opera arias and duets, is a benefit for the new company. All artists are donating their services to help promote community well – being through high quality performances of classical vocal music. Benefactors are invited to meet Michael and Joyce for a wine reception.*