My second and final mainstage assignments this year at FGO were in Richard Strauss's Salome; one of my favorite operas. I knew I wouldn't get a chance to photograph at all during the dress rehearsals, so I made sure to snap a few photos during the two Sitzprobe rehearsals we had in the theater.
From Lawrence Budman's review of Salome at Florida Grand Opera:
"As Narraboth, the captain of Herod’s guard, Benjamin Werley (a member of the FGO young artist studio), displayed a strong stage presence and a powerful tenor with thrilling high notes." Read the whole review here: http://southfloridaclassicalreview.com/2018/01/a-problematic-princess-dilutes-impact-of-fgos-dramatic-salome/