Encourage Young Talent
Build Appreciative Audiences
Established in 1964, with the mission to educate, to build appreciative audiences, and to encourage young talent throughout the state of Florida by providing classical vocal and opera competitions. We support the St. Petersburg Opera Company and its educational programs.
General Meeting Luncheon
Friday, October 25, 11:30
$30 per person
St Pete Opera Guild helps to fund a program for schoolchildren introducing them to opera.
Here is a video about a production of Pinocchio produced by St. Petersburg Opera.
Since our inception, the St. Petersburg Opera Guild has provided scholarships to young Floridians to further their operatic goals.
Now in our 50th Year, the High School Competition continues in 2020!
Some 2019 Winners
St. Petersburg Opera Company
Of course, the St. Petersburg Opera Guild supports the St. Petersburg Opera Company, and the talented team of professionals led by Maestro Mark Sforzini.
Chris Romeo will be our featured artist at the October 25th meeting. Chris has been an active SPO family member since appearing in the 2010 production of Madama Butterfly. Lately he has been performing around the world with his Classical Crossover Group “Klassika”, with their latest overseas tour in South Africa. He has become the Artistic Director of Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota. Once again, he will reprise his role as “The Cat” in SPO’s upcoming performances of Pinocchio. Best of all, he has a beautiful, sonorous voice!