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Ambur Braid & Adam Luther in The Magic Flute (Photo by Trudie Lee)
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Tickets Allegro Under 35 - Rigoletto Fri / apr 12 : 7:30PM
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Where

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
1415 14th Ave. NW

Allegro Under 35

Allegro is Calgary Opera's community for young opera-goers.

Get $30 tickets to the Friday performances of our mainstage productions if you're 35 or under.

Whether you're new to opera or a seasoned enthusiast, Allegro is a fun and exclusive way to meet other young opera lovers and experience the grandeur of an evening at the opera while on a budget.

Membership is free, all you need to do is sign up by clicking the button below.

HOW IT WORKS

  • An Allegro PROMO CODE is emailed to each member one month before the performance date unlocking the discount.
  • Check your inbox for e-mail from Calgary Opera and add us to your safe senders list to make sure you receive the e-mail.
  • Pay for your tickets online using the promo code following instructions in the e-mail or by calling the box office.
  • We'll book your seats from the best available inventory the day prior to the performance.
  • Please notify us at the time of booking if you require wheelchair accessible seating.
  • You'll pick up your tickets at the Jubilee Auditorium box office the night of the performance. ID will be verified at the time of pickup.
  • The pre-show reception with complimentary snacks begins at 6:30pm in the main floor lobby near the North entrance.

 

ALLEGRO BENEFITS

  • Under 35 years of age, you are entitled to tickets to the opera performance are only $30 with membership confirmation (free) and completion of a short survey
  • Membership is free, with valid ID
  • Exclusive reception pre-show and at intermission
  • Free coat check

To become an Allegro member, please fill out our short survey form:

SIGN-UP FOR ALLEGRO

We thank Allegro Group Sponsor TD Canada for making opera accessible for budding opera aficianados.

For more information. please contact the Calgary Opera Box Office at 403-262-7286 or allegro@calgaryopera.com