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Spotlight: Opera Orlando Youth Co. Brings “Noah’s Flood” To Central Florida

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Photo of a past Opera Orlando Youth Company production courtesy of Opera Orlando website

Photo of a past Opera Orlando Youth Company production courtesy of Opera Orlando website

Opera Orlando is wrapping up its Opera on the Town series for the season this weekend, with a Youth Company production of Benjamin Britten’s miracle play “Noye’s Fludde,” which translates to “Noah’s Flood.”

Opera Orlando Youth Company Director Robin Jensen stopped by the WMFE studios with three young cast members: Marie Burdette and siblings Jurrien and Elsa Mayor.

As they tell 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston, the show is an immersive re-telling of the biblical Noah’s Ark.

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Find more information on “Noye’s Fludde” and Opera Orlando Youth Company at this link.

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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »