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What's New?

Here's a list of recent changes and additions to the Virtual Opera House:

Tuesday, October 12, 1999

  • KBAQ broadcast dates for last seasons' productions are now listed on the Calendar.

Monday, October 04, 1999

Friday, October 01, 1999

Tuesday, September 28, 1999

Tuesday, September 21, 1999

  • As promised, we've expanded the Look Backstage section of the site! Look for production fact sheets for this season, properties lists, pictures from the costume shop, and an image of the orchestra.

  • Ticketmaster has updated their link so the Ticketmaster logos in the Virtual Box Office will now take you to the correct page for single ticket purchases.

Thursday, September 16, 1999

Wednesday, September 08, 1999

  • Corrected incorrect dates for the Of Mice and Men and Un Ballo in Maschera Look-Ins. Dates in the Calendar section remain correct.

Friday, September 03, 1999

Tuesday, August 31, 1999

Wednesday, August 18, 1999

Tuesday, August 17, 1999

Thursday, August 05, 1999

Thursday, July 29, 1999

  • Added a link to Austin Lyric Opera on the Other Opera Sites page.

  • The Opera Shop is temporarily closed due to technical difficulties with our Web Service Provider, Mindspring.

Tuesday, July 27, 1999

  • The Arizona Opera Virtual Opera House has a new look! Nearly everything from the old site is still here. If you are having trouble locating something specific, try the site index. Please let us know what you think of the new design. Both positive and negative comments are welcome.

Tuesday, May 11, 1999

  • Added links to Central City Opera, Dicapo Opera Theater, The Florentine Opera Company, Houston Grand Opera, Livermore Valley Opera, and Lyric Opera of Kansas City to our Other Opera Sites page.

Friday, April 16, 1999

  • Posted our April 2nd press release regarding our Flinn Foundation grant.

Tuesday, March 30, 1999

Friday, March 12, 1999

Monday, March 08, 1999

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago now has an official site! There's a link on our Other Opera Sites page, through the Exit.

  • Removed the broken links to Opera Illinois and Opera North from the Other Opera Sites page. If you have any information on either one's current online whereabouts, please let us know.

Thursday, March 04, 1999

  • Andrea Bocelli is providing an exclusive offer for premium seats to his concert at America West Arena on April 11th. Tickets must be purchased prior to March 15th. Follow the link for details.

  • Updated the explanation page. It now includes a search box to allow you to look for books, CDs, and Videos on A portion of those sales go to support Arizona Opera.

Wednesday, March 03, 1999

  • Season tickets, 3 and 4 opera packages, and Solo Mio packages for the 1999-2000 Season are now available online through the Virtual Box Office!

  • The Virtual Box Office now saves your basic information so that it can automatically fill in portions of the order form on return visits. For details on how it works and what information is saved, consult our Credit Card Safety page.

  • Added a page that explains the differences
    between purchasing tickets online through the Virtual Box Office and through Ticketmaster.

  • Posted an Arizona Republic review of Andrea ChénierChénier in the Lobby.

Thursday, February 25, 1999

  • The Phoenix production of La BohèmeBohème is sold out. Returned tickets may be available at the theatre box office before each show. The box office opens one hour prior to curtain time.

    Tickets for the Tucson productions are still available.

Friday, February 19, 1999

Wednesday, February 17, 1999

  • TicketMaster got their online ticketing working again. Follow the link in the Virtual Box Office to purchase tickets through TicketMaster. Tickets are, of course, also available directly from Arizona Opera via the Virtual Box Office.

Tuesday, February 16, 1999

Monday, February 15, 1999

  • Arizona Opera is pleased to present the lineup for the 1999-2000 Season! Look for more information and online ticketing in the next few days.

  • Mindspring appears to have figured out how to install our SSL cert. The Virtual Box Office and the Opera Shop are functioning normally again.

Sunday, February 14, 1999

  • Mindspring strikes again! We renewed our SSL certificate in the nick of time but, Mindspring can't seem to figure out how to install it. When the security alert pops up in your browser window for the Virtual Box Office or the Opera Shop, you can just hit continue. Your transaction will still be secure.

Tuesday, February 09, 1999

  • Corrected a problem with the search routine in the online Opera Shop.

Thursday, February 04, 1999

  • Posted an Arizona Republic article interviewing Aida Director Bernard Uzan in the Lobby.

  • Removed and corrected various broken links on the Arizona Sites and Other Opera Sites pages. If a link to your site disappeared (or if you have an opera-related site that is not listed,) please contact us with the current URL.

  • Added a link to the Metropolitan Opera's new site on our Other Opera Sites page (available via the Exit section.)

Thursday, January 28, 1999

Wednesday, January 27, 1999

Tuesday, January 26, 1999

  • Tickets for the Saturday Night Phoenix performance of La BohèmeBohème are no longer available through the Virtual Box Office. Call 602-266-7464 for availability or come to the theater to purchase tickets. The Box office opens one hour prior to curtain time.

Wednesday, January 13, 1999

  • Due to a problem at our service provider, recent Virtual Box Office orders were not received. If you ordered tickets and have not received confirmation of your order, please resubmit your order or contact us by phone (602) 266-7464 for Phoenix and (520) 293-4336 for Tucson. This problem also affected our Opera or Not trivia game.

Monday, January 11, 1999

Friday, January 08, 1999

  • Tickets for the Phoenix presentation of Aida are no longer available through the Virtual Box Office. Call 602-266-7464 for availability or come to the theater to purchase tickets. The Box office opens one hour prior to curtain time.

Thursday, December 31, 1998

Thursday, December 10, 1998

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