Tosca is a violent and turbulent story that exposes the kind of raw emotional content that defines verismo, the style that urges opera to connect completely to credible, real life situations.
The Tales of Hoffman bears well the name of its genre: opéra fantastique. The last work of the famed operetta composer, Jacques Offenbach, Hoffman transcends many labels and pre-conceived notions: it is serious as it is comic, dark as it is light, popular as it is introspective and abstract
Opera Fuoco celebrates its 20th anniversary ! To celebrate this anniversary David Stern has invited soloists from 4 generations of the Opera Fuoco Young Artists Program. For two decades, the company has been committed to the training and integration of young talents who have become great talents.
DAVID STERN is an international conductor, creator of original projects and mentor to tomorrow’s singers. Principal Conductor of Palm Beach Opera since 2015, he has also been Music Director the Israel Opera in Tel Aviv and the Opera St Gallen in Switzerland. He founded the Paris-based Opera Fuoco Company in 2003, and has since pursued working with historically informed orchestras, and developing and promoting young vocal talent. In 2008 he created the Opera Fuoco Young Artists Program which has produced some of the most important voices in Europe today.
“But the success of the production on opening night really rested on the quality of the musical performances. With six vibrant singers and a fine orchestral performance under chief conductor David Stern, the production brought Mozart’s music to vivid life.” February 2023
“Under the direction of Music Director David Stern, the production (…) was a success in all fronts, starting with a superlative Palm Beach Opera Orchestra. On opening night, the ensemble was in top form, its principals delivering technically flawless solos and giving the soloists on the stage a sensitive and flexible foundation.” February 2023
“David Stern leads a polished instrumental ensemble … Under his precise direction, the musical numbers are well-balanced and atmospherically well-defined.” January 2023