Opéra Comique at the Sarasota Opera
Carmen by Georges Bizet
Sunday, February 25 | $475 per person (Half-Day Excursion)
Please call the office to be placed on a wait list.
“Love is a gypsy child, it has never, ever, known a law”
Carmen, the seductive and enigmatic heroine, has enticed Corporal Don José who upends is life to be with her. When her interest turns to the charismatic bullfighter Escamillo, José’s enraged jealousy leads to catastrophe. Opera-lovers and newcomers alike will bask in some of opera’s most recognizable music at the Sarasota Opera house!
Accompanying you on this operatic journey is Maestro Peter Leonard. Born in Boston Peter has lived and worked in Germany, holding positions as music director and intendant (general director). Following the matinee, Maestro Leonard will lead an engaging discussion over dinner in the private dining room at Café Amici.
Located within walking distance from the Sarasota Opera house, Café Amici on Main Street has been a treasure for fine Italian cuisine for many years. The owners, Achille and Massimo Nigri have created one of the best authentic Italian restaurants in the area. With family recipes handed down for generations, offering a variety of flavorful pasta, seafood, and meat dishes using only the finest ingredients available. This casual, elegant dining experience is the very definition of a festive trattoria!
Round trip transportation from Boca Grande is included. This trip is limited to 22 people. Call the office at (941) 964-0827 to reserve a spot, or click the button below to register online.