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Operatif
2015-16 Ancillary
Operatif
Enjoy a glass of wine and discuss details of a main stage opera with General Director Ryan Taylor. Guests are invited “behind the scenes” to view a portion of the opera’s final rehearsal at the Arizona Opera Center at 1636 N. Central Ave in Phoenix.
Fri 10/2/15 6:30PM AZO Black Box Operatif
Thu 10/15/15 6:30PM Tucson Music Hall Operatif
Fri 11/6/15 6:30PM AZO Black Box Operatif
Fri 1/22/16 6:30PM AZO Black Box Operatif
Thu 1/28/16 6:30PM Tucson Music Hall Operatif
Fri 2/19/16 6:30PM AZO Black Box Operatif
Fri 3/25/16 6:30PM AZO Black Box Operatif


Arizona Lady
2015-16 Tucson
Arizona Lady
Arizona Opera becomes the first US Opera House to premiere Emmerich Kálmán’s musical treasure. Written in 1953 as a love letter to the Southwest, the hopes & dreams of leading lady Lona Farrell ride on the back of one horse, “Arizona Lady”, winning the Kentucky Derby. Reminiscent of the greatest Golden-age Hollywood musical comedies, Arizona Lady is full of lively, upbeat music, cheerful, soaring arias, and a wacky libretto, sure to make you smile as bright as the Arizona sun.
Sat 10/10/15 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Arizona Lady
Sun 10/11/15 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Arizona Lady


Arizona Lady
2015-16 Phoenix
Arizona Lady
Arizona Opera becomes the first US Opera House to premiere Emmerich Kálmán’s musical treasure. Written in 1953 as a love letter to the Southwest, the hopes & dreams of leading lady Lona Farrell ride on the back of one horse, “Arizona Lady”, winning the Kentucky Derby. Reminiscent of the greatest Golden-age Hollywood musical comedies, Arizona Lady is full of lively, upbeat music, cheerful, soaring arias, and a wacky libretto, sure to make you smile as bright as the Arizona sun.
Fri 10/16/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall Arizona Lady
Sat 10/17/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall Arizona Lady
Sun 10/18/15 2:00PM Symphony Hall Arizona Lady


Florencia en el Amazonas
2015-16 Phoenix
Florencia en el Amazonas
Inspired by the magical realism of celebrated author Gabriel García Márquez, Florencia en el Amazonas is a journey through the physical and mystical worlds of love, desire, and the mighty Amazon River. Florencia Grimaldi is travelling through the enchanted rainforest and hopes to find her long lost lover, a butterfly hunter who disappeared in the jungle many years ago. Wracked by storms and a cholera outbreak, she and her fellow passengers are drawn deeper into the Amazon where fantasy and reality intertwine and their hopes and dreams are tested. Written by the late Mexican composer Daniel Catán, Florencia en el Amazonas was the first-ever Spanish-language opera commissioned in the U.S. and has become a smash sensation around the globe ever since its premiere.
Fri 11/13/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall Florencia en el Amazonas
Sat 11/14/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall Florencia en el Amazonas
Sun 11/15/15 2:00PM Symphony Hall Florencia en el Amazonas


Florencia en el Amazonas
2015-16 Tucson
Florencia en el Amazonas
Inspired by the magical realism of celebrated author Gabriel García Márquez, Florencia en el Amazonas is a journey through the physical and mystical worlds of love, desire, and the mighty Amazon River. Florencia Grimaldi is travelling through the enchanted rainforest and hopes to find her long lost lover, a butterfly hunter who disappeared in the jungle many years ago. Wracked by storms and a cholera outbreak, she and her fellow passengers are drawn deeper into the Amazon where fantasy and reality intertwine and their hopes and dreams are tested. Written by the late Mexican composer Daniel Catán, Florencia en el Amazonas was the first-ever Spanish-language opera commissioned in the U.S. and has become a smash sensation around the globe ever since its premiere.
Sat 11/21/15 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Florencia en el Amazonas
Sun 11/22/15 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Florencia en el Amazonas


Carmen
2015-16 Tucson
Carmen
Carmen, the most famous Gypsy seductress in all of opera, ensnares countless men throughout Spain. When the dutiful soldier Don José falls prey to her charms, all hell breaks loose in this classic story of adoration and jealousy, pageantry and rage.et against the backdrop of Spain during its Civil War, San Francisco Opera star mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack brings the fiery and fierce Carmen to life with “a voice of supple warmth.” – San Francisco Chronicle
Sat 1/30/16 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Carmen
Sun 1/31/16 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Carmen


Carmen
2015-16 Phoenix
Carmen
Carmen, the most famous Gypsy seductress in all of opera, ensnares countless men throughout Spain. When the dutiful soldier Don José falls prey to her charms, all hell breaks loose in this classic story of adoration and jealousy, pageantry and rage.et against the backdrop of Spain during its Civil War, San Francisco Opera star mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack brings the fiery and fierce Carmen to life with “a voice of supple warmth.” – San Francisco Chronicle
Fri 2/5/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Carmen
Sat 2/6/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Carmen
Sun 2/7/16 2:00PM Symphony Hall Carmen


Don Giovanni
2015-16 Phoenix
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni: the man, the myth and the legend. He can't resist women and women can't resist him. With so many conquests, his servant Leporello can barely keep track of them all! Giovanni's attention comes in the form of harassment and lies, and rages unchecked until the father of the beautiful Donna Anna arrives to put him in his place. So beware, this lecherous lethario is climbing in your windows and snatching your people up!
Fri 2/26/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Don Giovanni
Sat 2/27/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Don Giovanni
Sun 2/28/16 2:00PM Symphony Hall Don Giovanni


Don Giovanni
2015-16 Tucson
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni: the man, the myth and the legend. He can't resist women and women can't resist him. With so many conquests, his servant Leporello can barely keep track of them all! Giovanni's attention comes in the form of harassment and lies, and rages unchecked until the father of the beautiful Donna Anna arrives to put him in his place. So beware, this lecherous lethario is climbing in your windows and snatching your people up!
Sat 3/5/16 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Don Giovanni
Sun 3/6/16 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Don Giovanni


Falstaff
2015-16 Phoenix
Falstaff
Never before seen on the Arizona Opera stage, Verdi’s masterful interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic Elizabethan buffoon comes to life in this new production opening April Fool’s Day. Irascible, randy and boastful, Sir John Falstaff concocts a scheme to seduce the wealthy Wives of Windsor and nab their riches. But his plot quickly unravels in a series of elaborate pranks as the clever women enlist everyone in the castle to outwit the old rascal. Bass-baritone Craig Colclough (Don Pasquale 2013) returns to Arizona Opera with his interpretation of Falstaff, “creating a multi-faceted musical and comical character with an overwhelming sense of fun.” –
Fri 4/1/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Falstaff
Sat 4/2/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Falstaff
Sun 4/3/16 2:00PM Symphony Hall Falstaff


Falstaff Onstage Experience
2015-16 Phoenix
Falstaff Onstage Experience
Upgrade your tickets for Falstaff! Be a part of the action when you sit on stage for Falstaff. Gallery seating on our stage in a recreated Old Globe Theatre is availalbe for all performances of Verdi's masterful comedy for $175 per ticket!
Fri 4/1/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Falstaff Onstage Experience
Sat 4/2/16 7:30PM Symphony Hall Falstaff Onstage Experience
Sun 4/3/16 2:00PM Symphony Hall Falstaff Onstage Experience


Falstaff
2015-16 Tucson
Falstaff
Never before seen on the Arizona Opera stage, Verdi’s masterful interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic Elizabethan buffoon comes to life in this new production opening April Fool’s Day. Irascible, randy and boastful, Sir John Falstaff concocts a scheme to seduce the wealthy Wives of Windsor and nab their riches. But his plot quickly unravels in a series of elaborate pranks as the clever women enlist everyone in the castle to outwit the old rascal. Bass-baritone Craig Colclough (Don Pasquale 2013) returns to Arizona Opera with his interpretation of Falstaff, “creating a multi-faceted musical and comical character with an overwhelming sense of fun.” –
Sat 4/9/16 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Falstaff
Sun 4/10/16 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Falstaff


Falstaff Onstage Experience
Upgrade your tickets for Falstaff! Be a part of the action when you sit on stage for Falstaff. Gallery seating on our stage in a recreated Old Globe Theatre is availalbe for all performances of Verdi's masterful comedy for $175 per ticket!
Sat 4/9/16 7:30PM Tucson Music Hall Falstaff Onstage Experience
Sun 4/10/16 2:00PM Tucson Music Hall Falstaff Onstage Experience


Riders of the Purple Sage
2016-17 Phoenix
Riders of the Purple Sage
Reserve your Riders of the Purple Sage tickets today! $100 reservations for tickets to the premiere of Riders of The Purple Sage can now be purchased! This $100 non-refundable reservation will be applied toward ticket purchases when single tickets go on sale in August of 2016. Riders of The Purple Sage is part of the 2016/17 Season and will appear on our stages in late February/early March (exact dates are still to be determined and will depend on the city). Season ticket holders will receive first priority, followed byRiders of The Purple Sage reservation single ticket orders processed on a first-come, first-served basis, according to the reservation date.
Sun 4/30/17 8:00PM General Admission Riders Reservation Phoenix


Riders of the Purple Sage
2016-17 Tucson
Riders of the Purple Sage
Reserve your Riders of the Purple Sage tickets today! $100 reservations for tickets to the premiere of Riders of The Purple Sage can now be purchased! This $100 non-refundable reservation will be applied toward ticket purchases when single tickets go on sale in August of 2016. Riders of The Purple Sage is part of the 2016/17 Season and will appear on our stages in late February/early March (exact dates are still to be determined and will depend on the city). Season ticket holders will receive first priority, followed byRiders of The Purple Sage reservation single ticket orders processed on a first-come, first-served basis, according to the reservation date.
Sun 4/30/17 8:30PM General Admission Riders Reservation Tucson