The Florentine Opera opens its listener-friendly 80th season with Verdi’s much-loved tragedy about the doomed courtesan Violetta, played here by Elizabeth Caballero (Donna Elvira in the Florentine’s 2006 Don Giovanni). Get out your handkerchiefs.
Nov. 8 & 10. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. 929 N. Milwaukee St., 414-273-7206, marcuscenter.org