Past, Present & Future: The D’Angelo Family’s Long Love of Opera Supports Emerging Artists.

The 2019 D’Angelo Young Artist Vocal Competition honors Opera Tampa’s dedication to nurturing new artists. One a more personal note, the competition represents Opera Tampa League Board Chair Gina d’Angelo’s commitment to continuing her parents’ love of music through philanthropic support. When Straz Center donor and Opera Tampa League chairperson Gina d’Angelo was in college, […]

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Passing It On and Paying It Forward – A Story of Third Generation Straz Donors

Rebecca Jacobson’s family owned the cast recordings of Hair, Pippin and Man of La Mancha. As they did for many Broadway-loving families, these musicals wove themselves into the Jacobson identity. The songs bookmarked memories, linking themselves to cherished people, intertwining grandparents, parents, grandchildren through music and story. Today, the opening notes from “The Impossible Dream” […]

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Corporate Donors, Nitrosolutions, Defend Cyberspace and Stand Up for the Importance of the Performing Arts

The team at Nitro Solutions may be in the artificial intelligence business, but they know the real-time smarts behind investing in the performing arts. Take a brewing head cold, the growing menace of cybersecurity threats, a healthy (arguably unhealthy) love of all things Star Wars, and you have the seminal forces behind Tampa’s extraordinary cybersecurity […]

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