Artistic Director: Curtis Tucker
Northeast Florida's Premiere Opera Company

Our 17th Season

Mario Lanza - Hollywood Tenor

First Coast Opera explores the brief, shining career of iconic American tenor and heartthrob, Mario Lanza (1921-1959).  Hear live performances of selections from his films The Student Prince, The Toast of New Orleans, The Great Caruso, and others in the unique “swimming pool” of The Lightner Museum in downtown Saint Augustine.

Friday, October 28th at 7:30 PM at The Lightner Museum
Saturday, October 29th at 7:30 PM at Flagler Playhouse - Bunnell, FL
Puccini's Madama Butterfly
Puccini’s tragic cross-cultural love story remains one of the world’s most popular operas.  Be transported to early 20th-century Japan through this production fully-staged at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium by Helena Binder and conducted by Keith Chambers.  Sung in Italian with projected English Supertitles.

Fully staged with orchestra

Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM
The Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College

Trial by Jury & The Trial of B.B. Wolf

Two courtroom satires, directed by Nelson Sheeley, who staged last season’s
La Vie Parisienne, are sure to leave you smiling.  Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular one-act comedy is paired with the Florida Premiere of Curtis Tucker’s new family opera putting the Big Bad Wolf on trial for his well-known mischief.  Sung in English and intended for children and adults of all ages.

Thursday,  March 16, 2017  at   7:30 pm

     Saturday,   March 18, 2017   at  4:00 pm

Ancient City Baptist Church
27 Sevilla Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084