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Hercules vs Vampires
2017-18 Tucson
Hercules vs Vampires

Hold on tight for an out of this world event! Hercules vs. Vampires combines operatic singing and 1960s pop culture, synchronizing live music with the 1961 cult classic Hercules in the Underworld. Watch as the original film, starring bodybuilder Reg Park and horror legend Christopher Lee, is projected above a live orchestra and singers performing the music to a new, original soundtrack. You’ll thrill as the mighty hero Hercules journeys through the underworld, battling fiendish monsters to rescue his beloved! Action-packed, outlandish, and fun,Hercules vs. Vampires offers a fresh take on this gorgeously gaudy Technicolor world.

The Fox Theatre's loveseats in the front of the balcony are perfect for canoodling vampire couples!

Sun 10/15/17 2:00PM Fox Theatre Hercules vs Vampires


Hercules vs Vampires
2017-18 Phoenix
Hercules vs Vampires

Hold on tight for an out of this world event! Hercules vs. Vampires combines operatic singing and 1960s pop culture, synchronizing live music with the 1961 cult classic Hercules in the Underworld. Watch as the original film, starring bodybuilder Reg Park and horror legend Christopher Lee, is projected above a live orchestra and singers performing the music to a new, original soundtrack. You’ll thrill as the mighty hero Hercules journeys through the underworld, battling fiendish monsters to rescue his beloved! Action-packed, outlandish, and fun,Hercules vs. Vampires offers a fresh take on this gorgeously gaudy Technicolor world.

Sat 10/21/17 7:30PM Symphony Hall Hercules vs Vampires
Sun 10/22/17 2:00PM Symphony Hall Hercules vs Vampires


Tosca
2017-18 Tucson
Tosca

The beautiful and fiery Italian diva Floria Tosca is passionately in love with the artist Mario Cavaradossi - dreaming of their life together. But soon she is caught in the political intrigues of Rome and a sinister web spun by Scarpia, the Chief of Police. Tosca desperately looks for a way out when Scarpia offers a solution, submit to him, and he will let the couple leave the city unharmed. But, of course, all is not what it seems in Puccini’s high-stakes drama – which forces Tosca to take matters into her own hands.

Sat 11/11/17 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Tosca
Sun 11/12/17 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Tosca


Tosca
2017-18 Phoenix
Tosca

The beautiful and fiery Italian diva Floria Tosca is passionately in love with the artist Mario Cavaradossi - dreaming of their life together. But soon she is caught in the political intrigues of Rome and a sinister web spun by Scarpia, the Chief of Police. Tosca desperately looks for a way out when Scarpia offers a solution, submit to him, and he will let the couple leave the city unharmed. But, of course, all is not what it seems in Puccini’s high-stakes drama – which forces Tosca to take matters into her own hands.

Fri 11/17/17 7:30PM Symphony Hall Tosca
Sat 11/18/17 7:30PM Symphony Hall Tosca
Sun 11/19/17 2:00PM Symphony Hall Tosca



Wed 1/17/18 7:00PM General Admission Jennifer Johnson Cano Recital


Candide
2017-18 Tucson
Candide

Fast-paced, funny, and philosophical, Arizona Opera joins nationwide celebrations of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary with the Arizona Opera premiere of Candide. Based on the story by Voltaire, when the young man, Candide, sets off to explore the world after the loss of his fiancée, he and his companions are beset by an endless series of comedic disasters. With arias such as "Glitter and Be Gay” and “Make Our Garden Grow”, Candide provides audiences with the optimistic hope that “the best of all possible worlds” lies within their grasp.

Sat 1/27/18 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Candide
Sun 1/28/18 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Candide



2017-18 Tucson
Lisette Oropesa Recital
Tue 1/30/18 7:00PM General Admission Lisette Oropesa Recital


Candide
2017-18 Phoenix
Candide

Fast-paced, funny, and philosophical, Arizona Opera joins nationwide celebrations of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary with the Arizona Opera premiere of Candide. Based on the story by Voltaire, when the young man, Candide, sets off to explore the world after the loss of his fiancée, he and his companions are beset by an endless series of comedic disasters. With arias such as "Glitter and Be Gay” and “Make Our Garden Grow”, Candide provides audiences with the optimistic hope that “the best of all possible worlds” lies within their grasp.

Fri 2/2/18 7:30PM Symphony Hall Candide
Sat 2/3/18 7:30PM Symphony Hall Candide
Sun 2/4/18 2:00PM Symphony Hall Candide


The Barber of Seville
2017-18 Tucson
The Barber of Seville

Gioachino Rossini’s greatest masterpiece, The Barber of Seville, is brought to vivid life at Arizona Opera. When the handsome Count Almaviva eyes the beautiful Rosina, he elicits Figaro, the town’s crafty barber, to win her favor and make a fool of her ridiculous guardian, Bartolo. Audiences will delight in this plot full of twists and turns, mistaken identities and the triumph of young love, all wrapped up in Rossini’s unmistakably masterful music.

Sat 3/3/18 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall The Barber of Seville
Sun 3/4/18 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall The Barber of Seville


The Barber of Seville
2017-18 Phoenix
The Barber of Seville

Gioachino Rossini’s greatest masterpiece, The Barber of Seville, is brought to vivid life at Arizona Opera. When the handsome Count Almaviva eyes the beautiful Rosina, he elicits Figaro, the town’s crafty barber, to win her favor and make a fool of her ridiculous guardian, Bartolo. Audiences will delight in this plot full of twists and turns, mistaken identities and the triumph of young love, all wrapped up in Rossini’s unmistakably masterful music.

Fri 3/9/18 7:30PM Symphony Hall The Barber of Seville
Sat 3/10/18 7:30PM Symphony Hall The Barber of Seville
Sun 3/11/18 2:00PM Symphony Hall The Barber of Seville


Das Rheingold
2017-18 Phoenix
Das Rheingold

Twenty years ago, Arizona Opera riveted our state with its acclaimed production of Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle. In celebration of this special anniversary, we conclude our 2017/18 Season with the first chapter of this masterwork inspired by Norse mythology, Das Rheingold. When the dwarf Alberich steals the magical gold of the Rhinemaidens, he unleashes a power struggle with Wotan, ruler of the gods, that will shake the very foundations of the world. Driven by dark, powerful melodies and motifs, Das Rheingold brings the gods to life in this electrifying production, featuring the Arizona Opera Orchestra on stage, with stunning scenic projections designed by Brian Staufenbiel.

Fri 4/6/18 7:30PM Symphony Hall Das Rheingold
Sat 4/7/18 7:30PM Symphony Hall Das Rheingold
Sun 4/8/18 2:00PM Symphony Hall Das Rheingold


Das Rheingold
2017-18 Tucson
Das Rheingold

Twenty years ago, Arizona Opera riveted our state with its acclaimed production of Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle. In celebration of this special anniversary, we conclude our 2017/18 Season with the first chapter of this masterwork inspired by Norse mythology, Das Rheingold. When the dwarf Alberich steals the magical gold of the Rhinemaidens, he unleashes a power struggle with Wotan, ruler of the gods, that will shake the very foundations of the world. Driven by dark, powerful melodies and motifs, Das Rheingold brings the gods to life in this electrifying production, featuring the Arizona Opera Orchestra on stage, with stunning scenic projections designed by Brian Staufenbiel.

Sat 4/14/18 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Das Rheingold
Sun 4/15/18 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Das Rheingold