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Amadeus Affair


Friday, May 6, 2016

Penelope and Tom Watkins, event chairs

Join us in celebrating the 30-year legacy of Curtis Opera Theatre artistic director Mikael Eliasen at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. After dinner in the Commonwealth Plaza, guests will enjoy a private performance of Mozart's masterpiece, Le nozze di Figaro, in the Perelman Theater.

5 p.m
Amadeus Affair

5 p.m. Passed hors d’oeuvres

6:30 p.m. Dinner buffet

Commonwealth Plaza


8 p.m.
Le nozze di Figaro

Karina Canellakis, ’04, conductor
Jordan Fein, stage director

A private performance of Mozart's classic comedy

Perelman Theater 

(running time: approximately 3 hours)


Intermission Reception 

Commonwealth Plaza and Tier One levels

Champagne, coffee, and desserts will be served


Festive Cocktail Attire



Look for the Curtis registration table by the Perelman Theater entrance. Curtis staff members will be on hand to welcome you and provide assistance.


Tickets for Le nozze di Figaro

You will receive your tickets for the performance at the registration table. Seating is assigned. Please check your ticket for entrance information before entering Perelman Theater. 

If you have already received tickets to the performance as part of your season subscription, please discard those originals. You will receive new tickets and seat locations upon check-in.


Coat Check

Signs will direct you to a complimentary coat check to the left of the Perelman Theater entrance.


Dinner Seating

When you register, you will receive a placecard with your name. Seating is unassigned—you will have the opportunity to choose a seat at any time throughout the evening.



Self-Parking $24

Please be aware that parking below the Kimmel Center may be limited due to other events taking place that evening.


Additional Parking Options:

Avenue of the Arts Garage, 15th and Spruce Street (NW corner)

Symphony House Parking, 440 S. Broad Street


We suggest you use the Kimmel Center Broad Street entrance upon arrival.

Scenes from the 90th Anniversary Gala which took place on May 6, 2015.


Curtis would like to thank all of our generous contributors who made the evening possible!

 Plans changed? Please contact Anna Matheson at (215) 717-3141