by Barb E on June 12, 2017

Focus Meeting in Tucson
October 13-15, 2017
Discover Tucson’s unique attractions and explore the operatic, cultural and gastronomic scene that makes this city so unique and comfortable.
Opera Volunteers International invites you to the Fall Focus Meeting!!

     Friday Evening–  Internationally known artist Barbara Rogers will host a welcome cocktail party.   Meet Arizona Opera’s General Director Joe Specter and members of Tucson, Phoenix and Prescott support groups.
Saturday Morning–  Patrick Morganelli, the composer of Hercules vs Vampires, will be our special guest speaker at the OVI Board meeting.
      Saturday Afternoon–  12:30 to 5:00 Take a guided tour of  the Sonora Desert Museum, one of the top ten zoological parks in the country.
Sunday Morning–  Tour the 1692 San Xavier Mission filled with marvelous original statuary and mural paintings.
Sunday Afternoon–  See Hercules vs Vampires , which had its world premiere in Portland in March 2010.  Written as a companion piece to the 1961 film “Hercules in the Haunted World,” The work integrates the 1961 film by projecting the film in its entirety behind the action on stage.
Sunday After the OperaDine at El Charro Café  famous for their authentic Mexican dishes featuring carne seca, an air dried beef.

Our days will be full but our evenings are free for you to explore Tucson and what it has to offer.  Click here for a more detailed Tucson Focus Meeting agenda.

The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa is our meeting hotel.  A special OVI rate of $189 applies 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting. The cutoff date for the OVI rate is September 13th.

Click here for a printable Tucson Registration form. Please fill out and mail with your check to:
Opera Volunteers International
65344 E Rocky Mesa Dr., Tucson, AZ 85739

For hotel reservations call the Westin La Paloma Resort at 520-742-6000 for the Opera Volunteers International October 2017 rate.
Call Arizona Opera at 602-266-7464 for tickets.  Mention OVI for a discount.


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