March 10, 2021 to March 13, 2021
07:00 PM untill
This event occurs daily, every 1 days(s)
Opera Naples, one of Naples’ leading performing arts organization, has announced a reimagined season under the stars. The multi-day inaugural Opera Naples Festival will feature three acclaimed opera performances featuring world-renowned artists at Baker Park, March 10-13, 2021. All performances are at 7 p.m. “This festival is truly a first, not just for Opera Naples, but for our community,” said Sondra Quinn, Opera Naples Executive Director. “People come from all over to enjoy Naples’ beautiful weather, stunning sunsets and relaxed lifestyle. We’re simply fusing the best our region has to offer with an operatic experience at one of Naples’ newest treasures, Baker Park, that will be unlike anything offered before. Whatever your preconceived notions are of opera, we’re expanding beyond those lines to create something that appeals to a diverse group – whether you’re a seasoned opera patron or interested in discovering a new cultural arts experience outdoors.” The 2021 Opera Naples Festival will include:
- Joseph Calleja, March 10: Considered one of the world’s top tenors and dubbed by NPR as “arguably today’s finest lyric tenor,” Calleja’s golden-age voice has graced the stage at the Metropolitan Opera numerous times, and was nominated by the Grammy’s for his acclaimed recording for Decca Classics. Calleja will be joined by Opera Naples Artistic and Music DirectorRamón Tebar, who will conduct the orchestra.
- “La Traviata,” March 11 and 13: The story of a sophisticated Paris courtesan who sacrifices everything for love comes to life in one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most dazzling scores. Considered by many as the most popular opera, “La Traviata” will be presented as a fully-staged production with Tebar conducting the orchestra.
- West Side Story: Symphony Concert Version, March 12: Leonard Bernstein’s symphonic version transforms Broadway’s timeless and familiar story into a classical masterpiece, also conducted by Tebar.