Miami performances are at the Steinway Piano Gallery, 4104 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146.
Fort Lauderdale performances are at the Josephine R. Leiser Opera Center, 221 SW 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.
SongFest Recital Series
Returning for the 2016–17 Season after a successful debut last year, Florida Grand Opera’s SongFest Series of recitals and master classes offers an opportunity for FGO patrons to engage with several themes that each of our mainstage operas touches upon. The FGO Young Artists will present four concerts exploring music written by the contemporaries, teachers, and pupils of the mainstage season composers (Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Martín, and Verdi), approaching similar topics with a different point of view. This is an opportunity to explore the extensive art song catalogue while remaining focused on the mainstage offerings—and while discovering the music of composers that may be new to you!
SongFest Miami at the Steinway Piano Gallery, Coral Gables
SongFest Broward at the Josephine S. Leiser Opera Center, Fort Lauderdale
Recital #1 Visions of Spain
Featuring FGO Young Artists Melissa Fajardo, Calvin Griffin, and Benjamin Werley
Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 6:00pm Leiser Opera Center
Friday, December 2, 2016, at 7:30pm Steinway Piano Gallery
Recital #2 From Russia with Love
Featuring FGO Young Artists Elena Galván, Michael Kuhn, and Nicholas J. Ward
Friday, January 20, 2017, at 7:30pm Leiser Opera Center
Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 7:30pm Steinway Piano Gallery
Recital #3 Sounds of the Americas
Featuring FGO Young Artists Sarah Payne, Alex Soare, and Benjamin Taylor
Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 7:30pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 6:00pm
Recital #4 A Night at Court
Featuring FGO Young Artists Dominick Corbacio, Laura León, and Courtney Miller performing songs
by celebrated court composers such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Josef Haydn, Joseph Martin Kraus, and Carl Michael Bellman
Friday, March 31, 2017, at 7:30pm Click here to reserve at Leiser Opera Center
Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 7:30pm SOLD OUT
Seats must be reserved in advance; venues are intimate and will fill up quickly. Tickets for those with reservations will be available at the door a half hour before the recital begins.