Win double passes to La Traviata on Sydney Harbour!

Up for grabs: tickets to an exclusive preview of Opera Australia's outdoor extravaganza.

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Dr Haruhisa Handa (The International Foundation for Arts and Culture), Minister for the Arts ...
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Haruhisa Handa, Lyndon Terracini
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Emma Matthews as Violetta, singing Sempre Libera

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Limelight is delighted to offer readers the chance to win one of three double passes to see Opera Australia's so-called "floating opera" on Sydney Harbour, La Traviata. Each valued at $230, the double pass will grant access to an exclusive preview performance on Thursday March 22, 2012.

 The $11-million spectacle directed by Francesca Zambello pulls out all the stops: a fireworks display; a 9-metre-wide crystal chandelier suspended in the night sky; the prime positioning of a purpose-built venue at the Royal Botanical Gardens, overlooking the cityscape, Opera House and Harbour Bridge... Not to mention a 75-strong cast headed by the redoubtable Australian soprano Emma Matthews as Violetta. It promises to be a night of oohing and ahhing for seasoned operagoers and new converts alike.

Visit Limelight's competitions page from Friday December 9 and register your details by December 21 to enter. The winners will be announced in the Limelight e-letter the following day, just in time for Christmas. Three lucky readers will have a great night at the opera under the stars... But remember that interstate winners are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements.

For more information about Opera on Sydney Harbour, click here.

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