Planning Your Opera ExperiencePatron Amenities Surcaps English translations are projected above the stage for every performance. Opera is Accessible Assistive listening devices and audio description are available at the Music Hall coat room. Accessible seating is available by calling (513) 241-2742. A passenger elevator is located in the North Lobby. Urgent Messages To reach a patron during a performance, call (513) 744-3270 (coat room) or (513) 744-3240 (security desk) and leave a message. The patron will be contacted at the earliest opportunity. Important advice: Please leave your section, row, and seat number(s) with anyone who may need to contact you. Taxi Service Taxi service may be reserved by placing a request before the show or during intermission with the concierge in the Music Hall coat room. Late Seating Performances begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. (3 p.m. for Sunday matinees). Latecomers must wait to be seated until the appropriate interval. Opera Insights Pre-Performance Lectures Overviews and insights into the evening's opera are presented by The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director Evans Mirageas. Opera Insights take place at 6:30 p.m. (2 p.m. for Sunday matinees). Preferred Hotel Cincinnati Opera recommends the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel. Cincinnati Opera patrons are eligible to receive a special rate of $109 plus tax on performance nights and $129 on any other night in June and July 2013, based on availability. A block of rooms is reserved for each 2013 performance date. To easily book one of these rooms online, please click here. If the block of rooms has been filled, please visit www.hilton.com or call 1-800-HILTONS and give the Cincinnati Opera Corporate Account Number, which is N1360648. The special rate of $109/$129 will apply based on availability.
Dining Snack Time A selection of sandwiches and snacks are available at the North Lobby bar. Downtown Dining Recommendations For a detailed list of a downtown Cincinnati restaurants, cafes and bars, please visit www.downtowncincinnati.com. Preferred Restaurants The following restaurants are preferred restaurants that accept Cincinnati Opera's Delizioso Card. The Anchor Crave Jean-Robert's Table Taste of Belgium The Delizioso Card is gifted to Cincinnati Opera donors of $150 and above. Card-holders receive special discounts to area restaurants throughout the Opera’s summer festival season. For more information about donor benefits or to make a donation to Cincinnati Opera, click here. Businesses interested in more information about participating in the Delizioso card program, please contact Aaren Ballinger at (513) 768-5565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.