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2 Minutes with PBO’s Stage Manager: Brett Finley

Q: How did you become a Stage Manager?  A: I became a stage manager when I didn’t get cast as Mazeppa – the stripper with the trumpet – in Gypsy at the Albuquerque Civic Light Opera.  I really did want to work on the production and I became the rehearsal coordinator instead.  I met someone […]

Palm Beach Opera Continues Making News

When many arts organizations are desperate for media coverage, Palm Beach Opera is breaking the mold when it comes to promoting Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola. Earlier in the week, you may have seen a live interview on WLFX Fox 29 Morning News about family opera.  Palm Beach Opera was in the news once again last […]

Palm Beach Opera on the News Again

Palm Beach Opera on the News Again

The folks at WFLX Fox 29 Morning News were generous enough to have us back on their show to talk about what’s coming up this weekend at Palm Beach Opera. Our Director of Artistic Operations, Scott Guzielek joined Matthew Burns, Megan Marino, and Megan’s pooch Vito to discuss Saturday afternoon’s family opera performance of La Cenerentola (Cinderella). […]

The Person Behind the Voice: Scott Purcell

The Person Behind the Voice: Scott Purcell

Scott Purcell is a baritone who comes to Palm Beach Opera as a Young Artist from Westville, New Jersey.  Here’s how he answered my questions about how he got his start in opera and what he enjoys doing when he’s not singing. Amanda Kahan: How did you get into singing opera? Scott Purcell: To be honest […]

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The Person Behind the Voice: Alexandra Batsios

Continuing on with the series of blog posts getting to know Palm Beach Opera’s Young Artists, we have Alexandra (Lexie) Batsios.  Lexis is an incredibly talented soprano who hails from Saint Louis, Missouri. Amanda Kahan: How did you get into singing opera? Alexandra Batsios: Up until 7th grade, I sang and performed in musicals. Around […]

Palm Beach Opera on WFLX

Palm Beach Opera on the News

The wonderful people at WFLX Fox 29 Morning News in West Palm Beach were generous enough to have us on their show for an interview yesterday morning.  Anchor, John Favole sat down with our General Director Daniel Biaggi along with the stars of Saturday night’s performance of La Traviata, David and Sarah Joy Miller. Daniel […]

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The Person Behind the Voice: Marco Stefani

Marco Stefani is a tenor who comes to Palm Beach Opera as a young artist from Pleasanton, California.  He has a Master’s degree in music from Indiana University and was a winner of the Palm Beach Opera Vocal Competition.  Here’s more about the person behind the voice.   Amanda Kahan:  How did you get into […]

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The Person Behind the Voice: Megan Marino

This season Palm Beach Opera has eight incredibly talented young artists.  They work hard at rehearsing and performing nearly every hour of every day.  The purpose of the young artist program is to be a stepping-stone to a successful career as an opera singer. In a series of blog posts, we’ll get to know the […]

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Going the Distance, David and Sarah Joy Miller’s Superfan

In just a couple of weeks, Palm Beach Opera is presenting one of the most famous operas ever, La Traviata for three nights. On January 18th and 20th, the opening and closing nights, patrons will see world-renowned soprano, Joyce El-Khoury and tenor, Georgy Vasiliev take on the roles of Violetta and Alfredo Germont. On Saturday, the […]

Of course, we couldn't stop by without lending a hand!

Palm Beach Opera’s New Rehearsal Space

Today, several of the Palm Beach Opera staff members headed over to check out our new rehearsal space.  While still in the making, the new 6,000 square foot location offers ample space to prepare for this season’s performances. There is a staircase leading up to the vocal studio, it is being taken down and a […]