Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Reader Challenge: Win FREE tickets to the Washington National Opera's "Opera Look-in"

Family Look-In

Continuing the tradition of giving back to the community with events like "Opera in the Outfield", Washington National Opera is presenting the "Opera Look-in", October 16 at the Kennedy Center Opera House at 2 p.m.

Want to win two FREE tickets? The first two DC This Week readers who email me at dcthisweek@gmail.com with "Opera Look In" in the subject and a note on what their favorite opera is by noon on Wednesday will win!

The “Opera Look-in” is a one-hour introduction to the artistry and spectacle of opera designed especially for families and kids (ages 6-12).

When four inquisitive children unexpectedly end up lost in an opera house, they see the magic of theater and stage craft come to life. Join them as they learn about the orchestra, lighting, staging, and more from some of opera’s most famous characters like Figaro and Madama Butterfly. Featuring members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, the WNO Orchestra, and conductor Steve Gathman performing excerpts from The Magic Flute, Lucia di Lammermoor, Madama Butterfly, and more, this all-new, one-hour production is the perfect introduction to opera for children ages 6-12 and their families.

Ticket are available by phone or in person only. Please call 202.295.2400 or 800.US.OPERA to purchase today! But you can win a FREE pair from DC This Week.

Youth Tickets: $10 and $15
Adult Tickets: $15 - $35

The Opera Look-in is an integral part of making opera accessible to everyone in the community and this is a perfect event to introduce the fascinating art form to members of the community who have never stepped foot inside an opera house.

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