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Sarasota Opera’s Spring Opera Festival Is Here

Beautifully staged and entertaining 60- to 90-minute works will also be available for streaming.

04/06/2021

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 18-24

A world premiere at Asolo Rep, a second production for Sarasota Opera, Thunder by the Bay weekend and more.

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 11-17

It's opera season at last, Selby Gardens goes Pop!, WBTT lights up the night, and much more.

02/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Editors' Picks

What We're Loving in Sarasota This Month

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, there's much joy to be found.

02/06/2021 By The Editors

Sponsored Content

Sarasota Opera Returns with Fully Staged and Socially Distanced Live Opera Performances

The 60- to 90-minute performances will also be available online for purchase as a full season or per show.

01/07/2021

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 12-Nov. 18

A new exhibit at The Ringling, opera performances live, movies under the stars and more.

11/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest News

Sarasota Opera Announces Changes to Upcoming Season

Four fully staged operas are still planned, but the titles and circumstances are different.

11/11/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Drive-in movies, a new butterfly house, a Key Chorale online concert, book chats and more.

10/29/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Oct. 1-7

It's pumpkin festival time, plus a new Bistro at the Sarasota Art Museum opens, a contemporary dance season begins, and more.

10/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Arts Update

More Schedule Changes as Sarasota Opera Adapts to COVID-19

The fall season now has some cancellations and possible outdoor concerts.

08/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Scott Guinn Named Director of Development for Sarasota Opera

A former singer, Guinn first joined Sarasota Opera in 2006 as a studio artist.

06/30/2020 By Staff

Sewing Strong

Local Arts Groups Are Turning Out Needed Face Masks For First Responders

Costumers and seamstresses have turned their skills from creating attire for performers onstage to masks for their fellow community members.

04/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

Asolo Rep Cancels Remainder of Season, and Other Arts-Related Closings News

All of our area's arts organizations are deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/19/2020 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Soprano Jessica Sandidge Makes Her Sarasota Opera Debut This Season

While new to the Sarasota Opera stage, she’s worked with maestro Victor DeRenzi before, and she’s visited Sarasota to hear friends perform here.

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Arts

Opera Names New Communications Coordinator

Sarasota Opera recently hired Lana Mullen.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Preview

Sarasota Opera's 60th Anniversary Season Welcomes Returning Favorites

The opera is also launching a new concert series starting in October.

06/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Love Means Trouble

Sarasota Opera Season: Women on the Verge

Sarasota Opera has announced its casts for the 2017-18 "femme fatale" season.

07/21/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: March 9-15

Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Van Wezel, Jim Breuer at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Paul Duffy plays Irish music and more.

03/08/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: March 2-8

A jam-packed Sarasota Jazz Festival, WBTT’s newest musical revue, Fairy House Festival at Historic Spanish Point and more.

03/02/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Feb. 16-22

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Cynthia Sayer’s Hot Banjo Show, Orioles Springfest and more.

02/16/2017 By Ilene Denton