Each SongFest concert explores a theme, featuring musical selections from the operatic canon and beyond. Performed by the gifted and dynamic Florida Grand Opera Studio artists, SongFest gives you an up-close-and-personal look at tomorrow’s operatic stars as they perform for you today.

Prices

Single Tickets: $15
3-Concert Package: $30
Subscribers and Donors: FREE

Scandals and Scoundrels

Opera’s Contemptible Characters and Sordid Situations

Villains take center stage in this concert of arias and ensembles exploring opera’s deliciously dark side. Featuring arias like “La donna é mobile” from Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto and Mephistopheles’ Serenade from Charles Gounod’s Faust, the concert is presented by the Florida Grand Opera Studio Artists.

Friday, November 17 at 7:30 pm
Riviera Presbyterian Church
5275 Sunset Drive, Miami  33143

Sunday, November 19 at 3:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Living
4849 N Dixie Highway, Oakland Park  33334

From the Page to the Stage

Great Literary Works Reimagined on the Operatic Stage

Composers and librettists frequently take inspiration from great works of literature, bringing larger-than-life adaptations to the operatic stage. Featuring selections like “La fleur” from Carmen by Georges Bizet and the tomb scene from Charles Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette, the Florida Grand Opera Studio Artists perform excerpts from some of the best musical interpretations of the world’s most celebrated authors, demonstrating first-hand how great music can enhance great storytelling

Friday, February 16 at 7:30 pm
Riviera Presbyterian Church
5275 Sunset Drive, Miami  33143

Sunday, February 18 at 3:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Living
4849 N Dixie Highway, Oakland Park  33334

Drop the Mic!

Broadway Musicals Without Microphones

revisits the Golden Age of Broadway when stars belted their best without the use of microphones. Featuring classics like “The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha and “I’m in Love with a Wonderful Guy” from South Pacific, the Florida Grand Opera Studio Artists will serenade with classic Broadway songs and scenes as they were intended to be heard—unamplified, unaugmented, and unbelievable.

Friday, March 15 at 7:30 pm
Riviera Presbyterian Church
5275 Sunset Drive, Miami  33143

Sunday, March 17 at 3:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Living
4849 N Dixie Highway, Oakland Park  33334