Saturday, November 23, 8pm
Tuesday, November 26, 7pm
Friday, November 29, 8pm
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Sung in Italian with projected English translations.
Please note: There will be a gun shot in the show.
Running time is approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes.
A rootin' tootin' opera!
Saddle up for an evening of light-hearted laughter with this classic, very human tale of an ornery old fool cured of his desire to marry a much younger woman. Bachelorhood never looked so good!
Donizetti's joyful music comes alive in this Hollywood version of the American West complete with bubble baths, bar girls and a Mariachi band.
Read the full synopsis here.
Download the Don Pasquale program here.
By Robert Vineberg, Manitoba Opera, Board of Trustees
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Don Pasquale Opening Night Pre-Performance Dinner
Saturday, November 23
Piano Nobile, Centennial Concert Hall
Reception followed by a three-course meal prepared by the Delta Winnipeg. Also includes parking, coat check, and the post-show reception.
Doors open: 4:30 pm
Cocktails: 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Dinner: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tickets: $100 (Does not include a ticket to the performance)
For Tickets/More Information: Valorie Block, 204-942-2163; firstname.lastname@example.org}