Florian Opahle is a guitarist from Germany whose interests span contemporary Rock styles, Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz and Classical music. Opahle has done several European tours and performed extensively in Italy, Greece, France and Germany with Anderson's band and a full orchestra. From 2004, Florian returned to his work as a recording session player, contributing to the latest album by Italian artist Alessia D’Andrea, recording in Calabria, Italy. Shortly after, he was invited to join The Greg Lake Band for a tour in 2005. Appearing in Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria, Czech Republic, India, Hungary, Iceland, South America, Russia, Germany and the UK with Ian Anderson during 2005 and 2006, Florian remains a regular on the touring circuit.