OPER186- Season Program 1714 (04 2015) - Page 4

OPERA FOR EVERYONE NEW SEASON, NEW EXPERIENCES, NEW VENUES As opera changes with the times, it’s an exciting opportunity for audiences of all ages to try new experiences and new venues. In season 2015, OperaQ presents a schedule of events that will delight, surprise and challenge seasoned opera lovers and first-timers alike. In 2015 audiences will be able to experience a range of delights from the classic La traviata at the Lyric Theatre to a summer afternoon of opera moments at Cloudland Bar and Kitchen in the Valley. In between, there’s Leonard Bernstein’s contemporary masterpiece Candide, up close in the Playhouse, opera outdoors at Jimbour, spectacular gala nights and a morning of gorgeous arias with some popular local artists. And for those who’ve always wanted to do more than watch, this year OperaQ introduces a new series of opera workshops culminating in onstage performances for participants. CREATE YOUR OWN OPERA SEASON In rhythm with the changing opera landscape, this season we’re introducing a new way for you to more easily select the event or a season of events that suit your taste, your lifestyle and your timetable! You can pick and choose what you want and how much you want create your own opera season. So whether you’re an Opera Enthusiast who can’t get enough, a traditional or contemporary Music Lover, a fan of a big Social occasion or an Adventurer always looking for new experiences, 2015 has something for you. To identify the shows you’re sure to love follow the icons below but don’t be afraid to add from the other packages. After all, the season is all about what you want, when you want it, so we’ve made it completely flexible. NEW VIP REWARDS GROUP BOOKINGS The support and enthusiasm of our OperaQ audience is so vital to the success of our company and this year we are introducing a VIP Rewards program to say thank you. Simply choose two or more of the exciting OperaQ products or events on offer this season for a total spend over $300 and you’ll be automatically included. VIP Rewards members will receive a special membership pack in the post and enjoy a range of benefits including free programs, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes access. See www.operaq.com.au for more details. Love the opera and want to bring your friends or planning a social club outing? Discount pricing available for groups of ten or more. Bookings groups@qtix.com.au or phone 07 3840 7466. PRE-PERFORMANCE TALKS ONLINE www.operaq2015.com.au Come 45 minutes before the start of each performance and enjoy a free talk by your opera guide, o