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Our Richard Strauss Series continues with Arabella, the tenth of the composer’s fifteen operas and the last created in collaboration with the famed librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
We find ourselves in 1860’s Vienna. The aging Count Waldner has two lovely daughters, but only enough money to launch the older one, Arabella, into society. His second daughter has to assume the identity of a son. But her desires remain those of a daughter… The resulting outrageous and uproarious events take place during a single twenty-four hour period beginning on Shrove Tuesday, Carnival in Vienna. A sparkling ball full of Strauss waltzes sets the stage for a romantic comedy of mistakenView more
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Opening Night Party following July 20th performance. Tickets available for $25 online at www. PittsburghFestivalOpera.org or at the door.
555 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Convenient free parking is available in a parking lot within the Winchester Thurston campus, as well on surrounding streets. The Falk Auditorium offers a circular drive for easy drop-off and pick-up of patrons, while the interior parking lot provides accessible spaces and a stairs-free route into the theater. Please see details and a campus map on the Festival website.