"Great Opera Weekend" - Livingston County News

"Floriano...brings forth the best performance from every singer and musician when he conducts opera."

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Rochester Chamber Orchestra Rediscovers Louise Farrenc

"Floriano and the RCO presented this rare piece splendidly and with such palpable enthusiasm that you'd think it had been in the musicians' repertoire for years.  The tempos were well judged, and the music practically leapt into the Hochstein Performance Hall."

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Glowing Review for Finger Lakes Opera Production of L'elisir d'amore

"Gerard Floriano paced the whole show to perfection, and the orchestra...had every Donizettian detail in place. Finger Lakes Opera may only be in its second year, but based on this "L'elisir d'amore," it'll become a highlight of the summer music scene.

David Raymond - Rochester City Newspaper

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Rochester City Newspaper review of RCO concert

"...Haydn, No. 89 is a good-humored, superlatively crafted work well-worth hearing, particularly in a performance as spirited and elegant as it received from the RCO. Floriano gave a nice lift to the dance rhythms, and the small ensemble ensured that every musical detail sounded clearly."  David Raymond, Rochester City Newspaper.

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Finger Lakes Opera to Expand Offerings - Livingston County News