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
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 FCO Artistic Director
Curtis Tucker. 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.