Event Calendar


March 12th


3/12/22 2:00 pm

Ticket Prices:

General: $18

Member: $15

Flip Flop Opera – Puccini

Location: Cultural Center

Flip Flop Opera – Featuring Composer Giacomo Puccini and His Music

Presented by New Century Opera (NCO)

Constantine Grame, Executive and Artistic Director

Feature Singers: Michelle Sund, Lauren M. Grame, and Kevin Nickorick.


Some of Puccini’s aria favorites will include:

“Un bel dì” from Madama Butterfly

“Va, Tosca!” from Tosca

“Chi il bel sogno di Doretta” from La Rondine

O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi

“In questa reggia” from Turandot


Whether you are an aficionado or new opera (one of the oldest performing arts), you’ll enjoy Flip Flop Opera, a brand new inspirational and educational Tarpon Arts show! New Century Opera presents a fun, casual, and informative hour featuring the music of one of opera’s greatest composers: Giacomo Puccini. You will enjoy arias from some of Puccini’s most famous operas -sung by your favorite NCO singers, along with fun facts and biographical information about the composer provided by company director Constantine Grame. Let’s change the mystique of opera and leave the opera glasses, fancy dress and pearls behind – wearing your flip flops — totally welcome!


Some of Puccini’s most famous operas include: Gianni Schicchi, La Bohème, La Fanciulla Del West (‘The Girl Of The Golden West’), Madama Butterfly, Turandot, and Tosca.