Season tickets, which carry reserved seats, are available by calling 541-265-2787 ($190 adult/$160 senior, available ONLY until Sept. 28). Single ticket prices are $21 general, $18 senior, and $10 student; general admission seating (available Oct. 1). Call the Newport Performing Arts Center box office at 541-265-2787, or visit 777 W. Olive Street in Newport (hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to performance times).
"Girl of the Golden West (La Fanciulla del West)" starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 27 at the Newport Performing Arts Center, hosted by Patty Olmsted. Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. Run time is approximately 3 hours and 25 minutes, with two intermissions.
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is proud to celebrate 10 years of Met Opera Live in HD productions at the PAC with this 2018-19 season. View the brochure as a PDF for season details (or click the link under "Downloads," under the map). Read the synopsis, provided by the Met.
The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation. OCCA thanks the Jeannette B. Hofer Fund at the Oregon Community Foundation, the City of Newport, season benefactors, opera hosts, OCCA members and you who purchase tickets, for making this a reality. Thank you.
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