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Last Remaining La Traviata Ticket Up for Bids!


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Some of the stunning scenes from The NBR New Zealand Opera's sell-out Auckland season of La Traviata - showing Russian soprano, Elvira Fatykhova, as Violetta.

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23 September 2005


Last Remaining La Traviata Ticket Up for Bids!

The NBR New Zealand Opera has just one single Premium seat left for the final Auckland performance this Saturday of its much talked about season of La Traviata and is putting it up bids.

The company is offering a complete opera "experience" to the person who offers the highest donation to the NZ Opera Foundation. The La Traviata opera package includes:

- The Single remaining Premium ticket to the performance this Saturday 24 September, 7.30pm at the Aotea Centre, Auckland

- A complimentary programme signed by the two leading artists

- Complimentary interval drinks

- A backstage tour personally hosted by The NBR New Zealand Opera's General Director following the performance

Bids start at $155 (the normal retail price of the ticket) and must be in by 4pm Friday 23 September by email to info@nzopera.co.nz or calling the NBR New Zealnad Opera Box Office on 09 379 4068 or faxing to 09 379 4066.

Updates of bids during the afternoon will be available on www.nzopera.co.nz

Ticket demand throughout the La Traviata season in Auckland has been high with several performances selling-out this week. The Genesis Energy Spring Season of La Traviata heads to Wellington next week opening at the Westpac St James Theatre on Saturday 8th October for four performances through to 15th October. Tickets to the Wellington performances are also selling well with the company still to decide on whether to include an additional performance.

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