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Friday, March 23, Pre-opera Reception at 6pm; Performance at 7pm
San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd Avenue and B Street, Downtown San Diego


Dear Friends!

San Diego Opera announces the second OUT at the Opera on Friday, March 23, 2018 for Daniel Catan’s Florencia en el Amazonas.

Join your fellow proud San Diegans for a pre-opera reception just steps away from the San Diego Civic Theatre in Golden Hall. We’ll have a special Pride-inspired Step & Repeat, and mix and mingle while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, wine, and beer and hear from San Diego Opera’s own General Director, David Bennett. This special offer includes:

  • $100 in Upper Loge - includes pre-opera reception and opera ticket ($25 of the ticket price will be donated to San Diego Pride)
  • $150 in Lower Loge - includes pre-opera reception and opera ticket ($25 of the ticket price will be donated to San Diego Pride)
  • $10.00 handling fee waived.
  • Personalized service. Please call Erin Oleno at (619) 533-7020 if you need any assistance.

  • About Florencia en el Amazonas

    Famous opera diva Florencia Grimaldi returns home to the Amazon to perform and dreams of finding her long lost lover, a butterfly hunter who has disappeared into the jungle. As she and her fellow travelers board a steamboat and begin a magical journey down the river, the lines between fantasy and reality become enmeshed. Experiencing powerful elements of nature merged with the supernatural, Florencia experiences an awakening, sheds her chrysalis and her spirit transforms.

    With a libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain and inspired by the magical realism writings of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán transports us to the mystical Amazon River with nature sounds and lush, romantic melodies reminiscent of Puccini and Debussy. SDO is proud to have been the first major opera house in the U.S. to present Catan’s first opera, Rappacini’s Daughter and welcomes this, the first-ever Spanish-language opera commissioned in the U.S. The approximate run time is 2 hours and 5 minutes including one intermission. Stay after the performance for a Talk-Back with the cast and crew.