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Prince of Players

Edward Kynaston, known for his portrayal of female characters, must find a way to transform his career after a king outlaws his talent while his dresser sees her opportunity to become a star. Come see a famous Shakespeare play in this intriguing operatic adaptation.

@ The Center Series: Opera Goes to the Movies

Enjoy opera hits that have been featured on the big screen, sung by the Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists.

@ The Center Series: Home for the Holidays

The Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists provide a prelude to the holidays with a concert of winter tunes and carols, reminding audiences of the joys of this festive time of year.

Con Amore

See the next generation of great opera artists shine in this intimate and romantic show. Our world-class Baumgartner Studio Artists perform a charming concert of Italian love songs from the world of opera and beyond.

The Coronation of Poppea

Poppea is determined to become empress of Roman emperor Nero. When a scheme to get rid of Poppea backfires, Nero's wife, Ottavia, and her accomplice are sentenced to exile, and Poppea and Nero celebrate their marriage with one of opera's most beautiful duets.


@ The Center Series: Opera After Dark

The lights are low, the grand piano is in one corner and the Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists are center stage. Opera After Dark features a selection of opera, jazz and cabaret-style songs.


85th Anniversary Concert

This concert features audience-favorite opera stars, along with the Florentine's Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, performing legendary arias and ensembles from the past, present and future of opera in Milwaukee.