Destination: Tuscany

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CONGRATULATIONS to our Winner: Audrey Lewis

On April 9, 2017 General Director, Reed Smith drew the winning ticket at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Thank you to EVERYONE who entered and supported Anchorage Opera. Congratulations to Audrey Lewis…enjoy Italy!

Enter to WIN an exotic escape to enchanting Tuscany!


8 days/7 nights in Private Luxury Villa for  4 guests
$5,000 AMEX Gift Card

TOTAL VALUE:  over $13,000

Experience captivating Cortona, Italy
* Picturesque medieval town was the setting for Frances Mayes’ bestseller, Under the Tuscan Sun
* Home to numerous art treasures and historic architecture
* Direct train access to and from Florence and Rome
* Discover nearby Siena, Arezzo and other charming hill towns in Tuscany


* Choice of one of four exclusive properties in Cortona, Italy
* Cooking class and dinner in the villa
* Wine tour through the countryside of Montepulciano
* Private driver service
* Daily complimentary breakfast
* Daily housekeeping
* All room-related taxes
* Free concierge reservation service

Travel is valid for 12 months from the date of drawing. Villa may be substituted with equal or similar accommodations. Saturday check-in and check-out. 30-day advance reservation required, and subject to availability. Airport transfers/train and airfare not included.

$100 per ticket                                          Only 750 tickets to be sold

Drawing to be held Sunday, April 9, 2017

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts                      Need not be present to win.

Proceeds to benefit Anchorage Opera                                     Permit No. 1096

For more information on raffle tickets, call 907-279-2557.

Escape to one of four charming Tuscan villas


Immerse yourself in the desirable life of sipping espressos at sidewalk bistros, enjoying aperitifs as you look out over the landscape, and shopping in the open-air markets for fresh produce. The only things that can possibly make this amazing vacation any better are a private driver for the duration of your stay, a cooking class and dinner at your villa, as well as a wine tourbuon appetito!

After a day of exploring the hilly towns of Tuscany, all you’ll want to do is unwind in your own spacious villa.

Villa Le Corchie 1600x1400
Stay in Piccola Bramasole, which takes its name from the original Villa Bramasole from the novel and movie ‘Under the Tuscan Sun.’ Set just a few hundred meters away from the Villa, the owners of this rustic stone-covered little house have maintained many of its authentic original features without compromising modern comfort, allowing you an incredible Tuscan escape.

Piccola Bramasole 1600x1400The old country house known as Villa Le Corchie dates back to the 15th century, and boasts panoramic views of the hills surrounding Cortona.

YPR Loft 21 1600x1400Or rest in style at the YPR Loft 21, a luxury apartment in Cortona

Villa Orlandicchio 1600x1400Relax and recharge in elegance at Villa Orlandicchio, where you can soak in the pool while admiring the breathtaking views of the valley.

All these villas are the ideal private getaway, immersing you in nature, yet still keeping you within a short distance of the vivacious Tuscan town life and medieval town walls of Cortona, and the beauties of ancient Etruscan History.

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