Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sarasota Opera hosts screening of 'Mefistofele'

   The Sarasota Opera season is still seven weeks away, but you don't have to wait that long to get your opera fix.
   This season the opera is featuring a film series called "HD at the Opera House" that features great opera performances from around there world.
   Coming up this week is the San Francisco Opera production of Arrigo Boito's "Mefitstofele." before the screening is a 15-minute discussion. 
   Screenings are set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept, 11 and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept, 14. Tickets are $20 and $25. (Season subscribers get a discount.) 
   Next up in the series is the Opera de Paris's staging of Giacomo Puccini's "The Girl of the Golden West" at 7:30 Oct. 2 and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 5.
   The Sarasota Opera's 2014 fall season gets going Oct. 31 with Ruggero Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci."
   For information and tickets, call 941-328-1300 or go to

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