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Walk-On Role in the New York City Opera's Production of L'amore dei tre re on April 12, 13, 14 or 15 Along with 2 Tickets and Access to the Patron's Lounge

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This is your opportunity to enjoy a walk-on role of the New York City Opera's April production of L'amore dei tre re!

As the winner, you'll get to be in full costume, make-up and have a small ensemble part. You will also receive a pair of tickets so that your family or friends can see your New York City Opera debut!

The tickets also include access to the Patron's Lounge, with complimentary beverages during the intermissions.

Archibaldo, the blind king, conquered the kingdom of Altura forty years before the opera begins. After forty years, the Alturan people openly object to the reign of the Germanic Archibaldo. Archibaldo recounts his memories of the thrill of conquest, and his reminiscence equates the invasion of Italy to the winning of a beautiful woman.

The story unfolds as we learn that Archibaldo's son Manfredo has been married to the native Alturan princess Fiora. But Fiora is having an affair with another Alturan prince, Avito. Although Archibaldo suspects Fiora of infidelity, he falls short of proof, since he is blind, and his own Alturan servants do not cooperate with him in uncovering the affair.

In the first two acts there are various scenarios played out with mounting intensity. There are two love duets between Avito and Fiora, and a scene in which Manfredo pours out his love for Fiora and begs her to show him affection. All of these are interspersed with scenes in which Archibaldo questions Fiora. Finally, enraged, Archibaldo strangles her at the end of the second act.

In the final act, Fiora's body is laid in a crypt, and the people of Altura mourn for her. Archibaldo has secretly poisoned Fiora's lips, so that her lover will die. Avito kisses Fiora's lips. As he dies from the poison, Avito reveals to Manfredo that he was Fiora's lover, and that Archibaldo has laid the poison. Stricken with grief at the loss of the woman he loved, Manfredo also kisses Fiora's lips. Finally, Archibaldo enters to see if his trap has caught Fiora's lover, and despairs as he hears the voice of his dying son.

Donated by: New York City Opera

  • Experience will take place on one of the following dates:
    Apr 12, 2018
    Apr 13, 2018
    Apr 14, 2018
    Apr 15, 2018

Additional Lot Details
Additional Lot
  • Walk-on role is valid for 1 person.
  • Tickets are valid for 2 people.
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Winner must choose one of the following performances: Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 PM; Friday, April 13 at 7:30 PM; Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 PM; Sunday, April 15 at 4:00 PM. 
Lot #1493101

Rules & Regulations
Rules &
  • Experience cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Cannot be transferred.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
  • We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at Charitybuzz. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must.
  • Seat location will not be known in advance.

Shipping details

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The minimum shipping, handling and applicable insurance charge for non-tangible items is $9.95. Detailed redemption information will be emailed to the winning bidder. The minimum shipping charge for hard copies of tickets and certificates is $14.95. The minimum shipping charge for merchandise is $19.95 (shipments outside the U.S. are subject to additional shipping and customs fees). Tickets, certificates and merchandise are typically shipped with signature required, unless otherwise specified, via professional carrier. In some cases, tickets will be left at the venue's "Will Call" window under the winner's name. Merchandise is insured for the winning amount.

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Walk-On Role in the New York City Opera's Production of L'amore dei tre re on April 12, 13, 14 or 15 Along with 2 Tickets and Access to the Patron's Lounge


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