Opera Naples' Summer Youth Program Presents The Mikado

 
 
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NAPLES, Fla. - May 29, 2019 - PRLog -- Opera Naples' Summer Youth Program will be presenting the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Mikado at 7 p.m. on June 21 and 22 at the Wang Opera Center.

The Mikado is fun for the entire family as Victorian England meets an imaginary imperial Japan. Sparkling satire, famous melodies, and captivating silliness abound in this topsy-turvy tale of love and misadventures.

Under the direction of Louis Dall'Ava of the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players and Robin Frank, participants of the Opera Naples Summer Youth Program spend two weeks preparing to perform The Mikado. They also participate in workshops including, vocal techniques, acting, yoga, movement, and more.

Tickets to the performances are currently available for purchase for $9 for children and $18 for adults with an additional $3 processing fee. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call (239) 963-9050 or visit operanaples.org.

About Opera Naples:

Located in the heart of Naples in Southwest Florida's Collier County, Opera Naples is dedicated to presenting opera productions and concerts of the highest quality. An artistic powerhouse in an area known for its pristine beaches world-class dining, shopping, and art galleries, Opera Naples is a cultural gem in Southwest Florida.

Opera Naples presents internationally renowned performers and directors, while nurturing the region's promising young talent. Each season, Opera Naples produces classic grand operas at Artis-Naples, as well as chamber opera and concerts at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. A staunch proponent of community service and education outreach, the company has introduced opera to over 60,000 local area children since its inception and offers various programs, including Lee and Collier county in-school programs and performances, the Resident Artists Program and Summer Youth Program. Opera Naples Academy, now in its third season, with a faculty of revered opera luminaries, offers an immersive program of vocal instruction, lectures and masterclasses to exceptional singers from all over the world.

Opera Naples is led by Executive Director Timothy Todd Simmons who brings more than 20 years of executive and administrative leadership to Opera Naples from major American opera companies, and by internationally renowned Spanish conductor, Artistic Director Ramón Tebar, known for his musical versatility, compelling interpretations, and orchestra building skills.

Over the past decade, the company has earned local, regional, and state government support. Opera Naples is grateful to its sponsors, patrons, and many supporters who have helped it become an important part of the cultural fabric of the region. Opera Naples is located at the Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples, Florida, 34112 USA. For more information, visit OperaNaples.org, call (239) 963-9050 or email info@OperaNaples.org.

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