Cincinnati Opera’s Annual Online Auction Begins Today!


Fundraising auction featuring exclusive, luxury items runs now through December 3 at

CINCINNATI—Cincinnati Opera’s 7th Annual Online Auction begins today, November 19, and continues through Monday, December 3. All proceeds from winning bids directly benefit Cincinnati Opera.

Perfectly timed for holiday shopping, the auction features over 150 items, including many luxury items such as Hermès scarves, Jimmy Choo shoes, and bags by Prada and Valentino, as well as restaurant gift certificates, performance tickets, and hotel stays. A number of priceless, one-of-a-kind experiences are also up for bid, including a three-night stay at Hotel Monteverdi in the medieval village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro in Tuscany and a one-week stay at La Garde-Freinet Village House in Provence.


The auction, hosted by BiddingForGood, can be reached through Cincinnati Opera’s homepage at All are encouraged to bid early and often!


 Cincinnati Opera’s 2013 Summer Festival will take place June 9 through July 28, featuring a free concert in Washington Park, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, Philip Glass’s Galileo Galilei, and Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida. The 2013 season is made possible with support from ArtsWave, Ohio Arts Council, The Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund, and many generous individuals, corporations, and foundations.