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Florida Grand Opera

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Address: 8390 NW 25th Street, Doral Education Center, Miami, FL 33145
Phone Number: +1 305-854-1643
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Description: Florida Grand Opera, celebrating its 73rd season, stands as one of the...
Florida Grand Opera, celebrating its 73rd season, stands as one of the most established performing arts organizations in Florida.
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Opera tr la lal alala

The operas best seating is in the first balcony, you have a panorama view of the theaters set & the its symphony. After the show, inside the Oprea house, the restaurant Book and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The operas best seating is in the first balcony, you have a panorama view of the theaters set & the its symphony. After the show, inside the Oprea house, the restaurant Book and Books, offers organic foods with seating inside and in the opera court yard.

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bamazzur, Public Relations Manager at Florida Grand Opera, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, and we are thrilled you had a nice evening! Come back soon! More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great place to visit when in town. I really enjoyed myself and will be back. The place is busy so worth getting a seat as early as you can. We were in a group of 12, and it wasn't possible for all of us to be seared in one row which was unfortunate.

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bamazzur, Public Relations Manager at Florida Grand Opera, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the high rating and for the kind words! We are sorry your group of 12 couldn't sit together. You are correct, we do tend to get very busy the week before a show. If you make sure to speak to our box office manager, Gary Herman, a few days before a show, he can work... More 

Miami, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I've been attending Florida Grand Opera's productions as a subscriber. While I think they've always been very good, I feel they've really notched up their quality in the past 2 years so that they're truly world class. Madame Butterfly was spectacular-- which bodes well for Cosi Fan Tutte. The venue (Arsht Center) is also great-- it's fun to make a... More 

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bamazzur, Public Relations Manager at Florida Grand Opera, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire FGO team, we thank you for the positive review and are grateful to have you as a subscriber. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed Madama Butterfly, and we appreciate your optimism for Così. It is already proving to be very exciting - we're modernizing our production and making some artistic decisions to make... More 

Bariano, Italy
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67 reviews 67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Of course this is not "La Scala" or the "Opera". But the event we participate last may (may be april) for the La Traviata exhibition, was excellent. I had the opportunity to be at FGO many times, unfortunately some time shows aren't at the high level we can expect. But I suggest to have the experience if you want to... More 

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bamazzur, Public Relations Manager at Florida Grand Opera, responded to this review

Hello Gianni, thank you so much for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed La traviata last year, and we hope to see you again this year. We have programmed a high-quality season for 2014-15 full of exceptionally-talented singers, and we hope you find all of them consistently high of quality! All the best to you. More 

Rockledge, Florida
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147 reviews 147 reviews
34 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been going for 40 years. I have always enjoyed the shows. Tickets are usually available. Only issue is they don't always start on time.

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bamazzur, Public Relations Manager at Florida Grand Opera, responded to this review

Hello there! We appreciate your kind words, especially with someone who has been with us for so long! We completely understand your frustration with us not being able to start on time. Unfortunately, South Florida traffic often affects our audience members being able to make it to the theater on time. Because we don't allow late seating until 1st intermission,... More 

Miami, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Thais was so beautiful , the music stayed with me for days. This year I have been to young artist performances, artist talks, and after performance interactions with singers, set designers and management, as well as all the operas. This company is one of America's truly great bargains.

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bamazzur, Public Relations Manager at Florida Grand Opera, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We truly appreciate you attending our performances. We have quite a season ahead (full of even more beautiful music), including Madama Butterfly and The Pearl Fishers. We hope that you are able to join us for another year. All the best to you! More 

Rockledge, Florida
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147 reviews 147 reviews
34 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Maria Guleghina hasn't aged well. It took her one act to warm up but once she did, OMG was she ever great. Did not think having the audience sing the slave chorus was a good idea but whatever.

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bamazzur, Public Relations Manager at Florida Grand Opera, responded to this review

Thank you for another great review! Glad you enjoyed Nabucco. More 

Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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197 reviews 197 reviews
76 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Christmas is the time for the Tsjaikowski Nutcracker. This year right here in Miami. Apart from the fact that the building and its facilities is fabulous, we enjoyed this years performace very much. I brought my grandchildren and they just had, according to them afterwards, a great time as well. Only prices fot a drink in the voyer are outrageous.... More 

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Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We always enjoy attending these operas at the Arscht Center. Top quality singers, and often innovative desigtners. Be sure to attend the opera pre-talk one hour before the performance! A quality evening.

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saga bay,florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Enjoy the Miami grand ballet season in this magnificent cultural center is one of the must amazing experiences about night life in Miami.

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