Opera at The Dali Museum, singer on spiral staircase

Opera at The Dalí

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April 12, 2022 @ 5:30pm 6:00pm

We are honored to welcome the St. Pete Opera Company back for Opera at The Dalí. Enjoy a special musical performance on the Museum’s iconic helical staircase.

Program of Arias:
“Chansons de Don Quichotte” by Jacques Ibert
“Oktava  (To the poet)” by Rimsky-Korsakov
“Wie schon ist doch die Musik” by Richard Strauss
“Abbietta zingara” from Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
“La calunnia” from Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini

Location: The Grand Sala, ground floor

This event is held on the ground floor of the Museum (gallery access not included). Access to the Museum’s ground floor is free and open to the public; online timed reservations are available by selecting ‘Ground Floor Only’ in the below ticket link. Those with a General Admission Museum ticket during this time period are also welcome to attend.

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Andrew Boisvert, Bass

Hometown: Needham, MA; now in Canaan, NY

Education: Hartt School, BM; Maryland Opera Studio, MM

Previous SPO role: Holiday Sparkle 2021; Semele, Cadmus/Somnus/Priest Cover 2022

Past Engagements: Opera North, Die zauberflöte, Sarastro; Sarasota Opera, La Wally, Il Pedone Cover; Brevard Music Festival, Susannah, Olin Blitch

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Teresa Ancaya, Pianist

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 Aida. 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.