The City of Falling Angels - Chapter 15, "Open House" Summary & Analysis

John Berendt
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Chapter 15, "Open House" Summary

Chapter 15 closes the novel. Berendt gives an overview of the events that have happened since the beginning of the novel when the fire at the Fenice began. Berendt also fills in the details of opening night as the Fenice re-opens after years of reconstruction.

When the Fenice reopens, it is established that operas will not begin for a year because the backstage crew does not know how to use the scenery equipment. Orchestras will be the main attraction for the upcoming year until the opera's start. On opening night, Riccardo Muti will conduct the Fenice's orchestra and chorus. An auction is held to sell the tickets. Berendt buys a ticket for $600 because he feels that he needs to experience the performance in order to end his book appropriately.

While at the opening, Berendt runs into several people...

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