Calendar of Engagements

Sunday, August 12, 2018
Canandaigua Academy
Canandaigua, NY
Gerard Floriano, Artistic Director

Johan Strauss, Jr.'s delightful Die Fledermaus featuring Elena O'Connor, Valentina Farcas, Jonathan Michie, Bray Wilkins, and Clara Nieman.  Tickets available at FingerLakesOpera.org

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Canandaigua Academy
Canandaigua, NY
Gerard Floriano, Conductor

Join Finger Lakes Opera as we present an evening of many of your favorite opera arias, duets and ensembles (blended with a bit of Broadway).  The Finger Lakes Opera Orchestra will be joined by our Young Artists under the direction of Maestro Floriano.  Tickets available at FingerLakesOpera.org

Friday, August 10, 2018
Canandaigua Academy
Canandaigua, NY
Gerard Floriano, Artistic Director

Now in its sixth season, Finger Lakes Opera's mainstage production will be Johann Strauss, Jr.'s delightful Die Fledermaus. Featuring a sparkling musical score full of beautiful melodies and exquisite orchestration, this comedic masterpiece of mistaken identities and amorous double-dealing is sure to entertain and captivate.  Tickets available at FingerLakesOpera.org

Sunday, April 29, 2018
Wadsworth Auditorium
State University of New York
Gerard Floriano, Conductor

Brahms' monumental choral masterpiece featuring the Geneseo Symphony Orchestra, Geneseo Chamber Singers and Festival Chorus, and soloists, under the direction of Maestro Floriano

Friday, March 9, 2018
Central Presbyterian Church; St. Dorothea's Church; Massry Centre for the Arts
Rochester, NY; Eatontown, NJ; Albany, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Maestro Floriano leads the renowned collegiate choir on a four-performance tour of the northeast region.  Concerts to feature the music of Mendelssohn, Lauridsen, Whitacre, Barnwell, Holst, and others. 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Church of Love Faith Center
700 Exchange St., Rochester, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

The Rochester Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of its Music Director, Gerard Floriano, is joined by Strings for Success!  Enjoy an evening of music presented by the Rochester Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and the Rochester Chamber Orchestra.  

Sunday, October 15, 2017
Wadsworth Auditorium
State University of New York at Geneseo
Gerard Floriano, Guest Director

Copland Outdoor Overture and Dvorak Symphony No. 9.  Gerard Floriano, Guest Conductor

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Canandaigua Academy Theatre 2:00pm
Canandaigua, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Puccini's Tosca.  Jennifer Rowley - Tosca; Yeghishe Manucharyan - Cavaradossi; Corey Crider - Scarpia.  Tickets and info at FingerLakesOpera.org.  

Friday, August 11, 2017
Canandaigua Academy Theatre 7:30pm
Canandaigua, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Puccini's Tosca; Jennifer Rowley - Tosca; Yeghishe Manucharyan - Cavaradossi; Corey Crider - Scarpia. Tickets and info available at FingerLakesOpera.org

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Wadsworth Auditorium - 3:00pm
Geneseo, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Elena O'Connor, soprano; Ashley Hibbard, mezzo-soprano; Joshua Bouillon, tenor; Alan Cline, baritone; Gerard Floriano, conductor.

Sunday, December 4, 2016
Hochstein Performance Hall
Rochester, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Join Maestro Floriano, the RCO and soloists Laura Heimes, soprano; Luthien Brackett, alto; Daniel Curran, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, baritione; and the Geneseo Chamber Singers in Rochester's longest running annual Messiah performance. Tickets at ROCChamberOrchestra.com

Sunday, October 16, 2016
Hochstein Performance Hall
Rochester, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Gerard Floriano leads the RCO in "The RCO Plays Firsts."

3:00 pm at Hochstein Performance Hall; 50 N. Plymouth Ave, Rochester.

Friday, August 12, 2016
Campus of SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Maestro Floriano leads Danielle Talamantes (Violetta), Yi Li (Alfredo) and Mark Walters (Germont) who star in this new Fenlon Lamb production of Verdi's timeless masterpiece, La Traviata.  Go to FingerLakesOpera.com for complete dates, times and information.  

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Italy
Rome, Perugia, Siena, Florence
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Concert tour leading the Geneseo Chamber Singers in four concert tour of central Italy.  May 26 - June 6, 2016.

Sunday, November 22, 2015
Wadsworth Auditorium
Geneseo, NY
Gerard Floriano, Conductor

Pamela Kurau, Amy Cochrane, sopranos; Matthew Valverde, tenor; Jorell Williams, baritone

Join Maestro Floriano and soloists as he leads the Masterworks Chorale, Geneseo Symphony Orchestra and talented soloists in Haydn's joyous masterpiece. 3:00pm on the campus of SUNY Geneseo in Wadsworth Auditorium.  

 

 

Sunday, October 18, 2015
Hochstein Performance Hall
Rochester, NY
Gerard Floriano, Music Director

Arvel Bird, Indian/Celtic Performer

The Rochester Chamber Orchestra, with Arvel Bird, will be joined by the Bach Children's Chorus of Nazareth College (Karla Krogstad, director) and the Genesee Valley Children's Choir (Amy Cochrane, director). Our performance will be conducted by the RCO's music director, Gerard Floriano.   Arvel Bird continues to entertain worldwide audiences with his mix of classical, Native American, Celtic, country, and rock music, and we are thrilled to have him join us again. 

 

 

 

 

Friday, August 7, 2015
Wadsworth Auditorium
Geneseo, NY
Gerard Floriano, Artistic Director

L’elisir d’amore, featuring rising stars in the opera world - Soprano Andrea Carroll is Adina; Rolando Sanz is Nemorino; Liam Bonner is Belcore; and Corey Crider is Dulcamara. Performances August 7 and 9.