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TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST TO CINDERELLA – GET YOURS TODAY!
Don’t miss your chance to get the best seats to Cinderella!
Our Cinderella production preparation is in full swing – the artists will be arriving soon and staging will begin, and the Artists in Residence are busy preparing for the upcoming mainstage previews. We are looking forward to this beautiful production with our extremely talented cast and crew!

 

Rossini’s version of this fairytale brings you

a Cinderella story with a comedic twist, yet it is still the timeless tale of goodness over cruelty that you know and love. From the composer who brought you the entertaining antics in The Barber of Seville comes another hilarious opera full of toe-tapping tunes, colorful characters, and splendid orchestration. Let Rossini’s sparkling music and brilliant romantic comedy enchant you in this debut production by Pensacola Opera.

 

If you don’t have your tickets yet – don’t delay! Call (850) 433-6737 or go online today to purchase tickets to Cinderella or any of our upcoming events.

Click here for tickets to Opening Night
Friday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday tickets are most in demand!

Click here for tickets to the Sunday Matinee

Sunday, March 23 at 2:00 p.m.
Best Availability!
We look forward to seeing you at all of our upcoming opera events!
JOIN US FOR A CINDERELLA GALLERY TALK
Sunday, March 16 at 3:00 p.m.
Pensacola Museum of Art
On Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., Pensacola Opera will host a Gallery Talk for the upcoming production of Cinderella. An art historian will offer a lecture about art during the time period that Rossini composed Cinderella, and Pensacola Opera’s Director of Education, Amanda Cook, will give a history of the composer and the opera, as well as introduce the 2014 Artists in Residence. The artists will perform arias and selections from Cinderella including the beautiful love duet between Cinderella and the prince. This event will take place at the Pensacola Museum of Art and is free and open to the public.
CINDERELLA TEA PARTY
Sunday, March 23 at 12:00 p.m
Saenger Theatre
There are just a few spots left for Pensacola Opera’s royal tea party with Cinderella! This is a wonderful opportunity to create a lasting memory with your child or grandchild prior to the matinee performance of the opera. Tea, sandwiches, and cakes will be served, and children will have a variety of royal activities in which to participate. Children are encouraged to dress up in their best royal attire!

 

$70 buys a ticket for one child and one adult, and another $30 buys an add-on ticket for the event.

 

Participants of the Cinderella Tea Party can also purchase matinee tickets in the “Royal Court” section (first two rows on the main floor) for only $15. Those attending the performance, and in costume, will get the chance to parade across the stage and wave hello to friends and family, prior to the start of the show.

 

To purchase tickets, go online or call us at the Pensacola Opera Center at (850) 433-6737.

MET IN HD PRESENTATION OF WERTHER
Saturday, March 15 at 11:55 a.m.
Bayou 15 Theater
Join Pensacola Opera lovers on Saturday, March 15 at the Bayou 15 Theater to view the Metropolitan Opera production of
Werther – live in HD! Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of Massenet’s sublime adaptation of Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance, opposite Sophie Koch as Charlotte. The new production is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Met’s recent hit staging of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.
PRINCE CHARMING’S DIAMOND DRAWING
Enter Today!
 

Your friends at Jeweler’s Trade Shop, Corbett

Davis, Jr. and Corbett, III, want you to win a luxurious 1.64 carat diamond and setting when you donate to support Pensacola Opera. With each suggested donation of $20 to support the only professional

opera company in North Florida, you’ll get one

chance to win this fabulous prize valued at $18,400! Donate to win by April 12th and you’ll be directly supporting live opera performances that

reach over 10,000 adults and 20,000 school children

this year.

 

Donate today online or call (850) 433-6737. Drawing to be held April 12 at 10:00 p.m. at the Operazzi Ball held at New World Landing. Winner need not be present to win.

 

Official rules and regulations are available at www.pensacolaopera.com.

SUPPORT THE ANNUAL FUND – BECOME A “FRIEND” TODAY

Supporters of Pensacola Opera play a pivotal role in helping Pensacola Opera sustain the quality and accessibility of our beautiful mainstage productions and our second-to-none education and outreach programs.

 

Become a member of Pensacola Opera today with your tax-deductible gift and enjoy exclusive benefits as a small token of our appreciation.
Go online today to support Pensacola Opera.
COMING UP IN APRIL – “OPERA IN THE PARK”
Saturday, April 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Community Maritime Park

 

Join Pensacola Opera for its first annual

“Opera in the Park” event at the Community

Maritime Park on Saturday, April 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This is a free event that will feature arts and crafts, story time, and other activities designed for kids and families. The

day will also include a special performance by our Artists in Residence of the educational

children’s opera Little Red’s Most Unusual Day

by John Davies. Please join us for this great day

of fun for kids of all ages!

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