Carlisle Floyd


Photo Credit: Kathy Wittman, Ball Square Films

The opera seems to want to comment on gender roles and sexual identity, with Kynaston first in a clandestine relationship with a nobleman, then later with Peg Hughes. Read more

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Photo Credit: Carlisle Floyd

An interview with composer Carlisle Floyd about his opera Prince of Players, which will open the Florentine Opera’s season this month. Read more

A&E Feature

Upcoming concerts this week include Canada’s Ensemble Caprice, Milwaukee Musaik, Master Singers of Milwaukee and Shen Yun. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly


Courtesy of Florentine Opera

Florentine Opera staged a seldom-performed modern work, Carlisle Floyd’s Wuthering Heights. Read more

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Terrible things befall innocent people in melodrama. By the end, evil is usually punished and the good guys rewarded or at least consoled. American composer Carlisle Floyd's 1955 opera Susannah tells the melodramatic story of a young woman ... Read more

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Carlisle Floyd's compelling American opera Susannah, to be performed by the Florentine Opera March 16 & 18 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, may come as a welcome surprise to those unfamiliar with the work. Composed in 1955... Read more

Classical Music