Austin Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi’s A Masked Ball
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Austin Opera launches its 2014-2015 season with Verdi’s A Masked Ball, a new production with a haunting new set, beautiful costumes and powerful vocal talents. This classic Verdi drama — featuring illicit love, loyalty and betrayal — presents a king who has fallen for the wife of his best friend and closest adviser. Based on the 1792 assassination of Swedish King Gustavo at a masked ball in Stockholm, the opera takes us through a full range of emotions with moments of lighter comic scenes mixed with intensely emotional ones.
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 W. Riverside Dr.
Austin, TX 78704
Tickets start at $15.
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