Experience Opera at The Dalí, as singers from The St. Petersburg Opera Company perform on the helical staircase.
Meet Aleksandra Ritums
Piano Minor, University of Florida; studied with the late Alfred Calamoneri; currently with Marc Taslit
Previous SPO Roles
Mrs Gleaton, Susannah; Mrs. Paroo Cover/Ensemble, The Music Man; Soloist/Chorus, Seasonal Sparkle; Chorus, La traviata, Don Giovanni, Faust, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, L’elisir d’amore, Il trovatore, La Bohème, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Carmen; Cio-Cio San’s Mother, Madama Butterfly.
Opera Tampa, Chorus, Carmen, Aïda, Lucia di Lammermoor
Meet Teresa Ancaya Teresa Ancaya is a piano soloist and accompanist in the Tampa Bay area. She holds a Bachelor and Master of Music in piano performance from the University of South Florida, Tampa. She continued post-graduate piano accompaniment study at Salzburg University, Austria. Teresa has accompanied faculty and students at several universities and colleges. Teresa was a soloist with The Florida Orchestra and Imperial Symphony Orchestra. In 2013, she performed at Carnegie Hall with USF Chamber Singers. In addition to playing the piano, Teresa sang in the chorus of Opera Tampa’s Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, and Aïda. She has accompanied and performed for VOICExperience, a program founded by Sherrill Milnes. Currently she serves as a staff accompanist at USF. Teresa also works closely with St. Petersburg Opera Company, Opera Tampa, The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, The Florida Orchestra and has performed in countless operas and musicals.