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“A really fine regional opera”

Florida Grand Opera
Ranked #65 of 350 things to do in Miami
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Owner description: Florida Grand Opera, continuously producing opera since 1941, stands as one of the most established performing arts organizations in Florida.
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
Level 6 Contributor
218 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“A really fine regional opera”
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.

Visited November 2013
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Warsaw, Poland
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7 reviews
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“It's grand indeed”
Reviewed December 17, 2013

We have been Florida Grand Opera season subscribers for several years and the experience has been a good one all along. The experience started from back when productions were still being done at the Dade County Auditorium before the new opera house was inaugurated in 2006. You'd love Justin Moss's pre-production presentations. He makes everything more exciting with witty and knowledgeable presentations. Everything about the FGO -- the music, composers and performers -- is exciting.

Visited November 2013
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Tampa, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
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“very nice presentations”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a world class opera company. You will enjoy any performance, and all presentations are lavish and over the top as expected with opera.

Visited March 2013
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Key West, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
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“Excellent regional opera”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

We attend one or two of the Florida Grand Opera performances every year, driving up from our home near Key West and staying over for the night in Miami. We have seen excellent productions (among others) of Madame Butterfly, Turandot, and most recently a lovely Traviata. The costumes and staging are grand and well done, the singers near the top of international quality. It is not the Met, but the quality compares favorably with, say, the Santa Fe opera, and if the Arsht Center doesn't have the Met's grand chandeliers or Santa Fe's mountain view, it is nonetheless a very lovely opera house with good acoustics. The educational talks offered an hour before curtain time are always interesting. A lovely experience.

Visited April 2013
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Oakland Park, Florida
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“Great”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

I've gone to the grand opera over the years, Miami opera is excellent and you can get inexpensive seats in the upper sections.
Enjoy!

Visited August 2013
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