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La Fanciulla del West

Opera & Gelato Film Fest
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 1:00pm (Phoenix)
Opera & Gelato Film Fest

The Arizona Opera is proud to present our inaugural summer Opera and Gelato Film Festival. This month’s the featured film is La fanciulla del West, written by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. This opera was filmed in Milan’s famed Teatro alla Scala.

Pre-show activities begin at 1:00 p.m.
Screening begins at 2:00 p.m.

*Parking is available in the Arizona Opera Parking Lot and next door at the Flinn Foundation.

Spahgetti Westerns

The Arizona Opera Atrium will be transformed into a red sauce paradise! Enter our Red Pasta Sauce Competition for special performance rewards. Contestants will receive two free tickets to Hercules vs Vampires just for entering! The best sauce will win two free tickets to Tosca

Refreshments of gelato and wine will be available for purchase.

This film does include some graphic content and is rated pg-13.


Arizona Opera & Gelato Film Festival
Sauce Competition

Enter your famous spaghetti sauce in the first ever Arizona Opera Film Festival Sauce Competition! Our audience members will vote for the “people’s choice” sauce, and our judges will award our 1st place prize.


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