Bold. Brave. Brilliant.
By Emmerich Kálmán

Arizona Lady

Luck be an Arizona Lady tonight

Arizona Opera becomes the first major U.S. opera house to premiere Emmerich Kálmán’s musical treasure.  Written in 1953 as a love letter to the Southwest, the hopes & dreams of leading lady Lona Farrell ride on the back of one horse, “Arizona Lady”, winning the Kentucky Derby. Reminiscent of the greatest Golden-age Hollywood musical comedies, Arizona Lady is full of lively, upbeat music, cheerful, soaring arias, and a wacky libretto, sure to make you smile as bright as the Arizona sun.

Performed in German, English and Spanish with English supertitles.

New English/Spanish translation by Kathleen Kelly and Alberto Rios

Original libretto by Alfred Grünwald and Gustave Beer

By arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Agent in the USA for Josef Weinberger, Ltd., London, publisher and copyright owner.

Running time: 2 hours and 40 minutes with intermission. 

Download Arizona Lady ringtones for iPhone and Android.

Arizona Opera is proud to partner with Phoenix Ballet for Arizona Lady.

Below: Kentucky Derby scene from Arizona Lady

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