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Opera Atelier Set Designer Gerard Gauci in his studio. Photo courtesy Gerard Gauci.

Setting the stage for Opera Atelier: a chat with set designer...

From the dark, brooding tale of punishment that is Charpentier's Actéon to the ethereal splendour of Rameau’s Pygmalion, this Opera Atelier two-in-one production will...
From right to left: Valerian Ruminski (Rocco), Neil Craighead (Don Fernando), Miriam Khalil (Marzelline), Owen McCausland (Jaquino), Brent Turner (Florestan), Aviva Fortunata (Leonore/Fidelio) and chorus in Pacific Opera Victoria’s Fidelio. Photo: Emily Cooper

Review: Pacific Opera Victoria’s Fidelio: superb cast—heavy-handed production

Pacific Opera Victoria’s season-opening production of Beethoven’s Fidelio is musically magnificent. From minor roles to major, the voices are superb, and the Pacific Opera Chorus—mostly...
Hadrian

Review: Canadian Opera Company’s Hadrian offers “operatic alchemy” despite “unimaginative production”

At Canadian Opera Company on Oct. 13th, Daniel MacIvor and Rufus Wainwrights’ first collaboration, Hadrian, came to life as a fairly accomplished opera. It...

The Rubies 2018: Spotlight on Wayne Gooding

For the first time in its 18-year history, the 2018 Rubies is honouring one of its own. Fittingly it’s Wayne Gooding, the recently retired...
Thomas Hampson (Hadrian) and Isaiah Bell (Antinuous) in rehearsal for Canadian Opera Company's Hadrian. Photo: Gaetz Photography

Step into the world of Hadrian: interdisciplinary conference offers insights into...

Hadrian, Rufus Wainwright’s all-new operatic creation, is days away from hitting the main stage. As all eyes train on Toronto for its highly anticipated world...
Dominique Labelle (Medea) in the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra’s Teseo in 2014. Photo: Alciro Theodoro da Silva

The Rubies 2018: Spotlight on Dominique Labelle

Soprano and vocal pedagogue Dominique Labelle feels honoured to receive one of this year’s Opera Canada Awards (a ‘Ruby’). “It is humbling but heart-warming...
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Read: all about @OperaAtelier's Rococo-inspired designs by @GerardGauci for their season-opening triple bill of Baroque gems Actéon & Pygmalion + a new Canadian work, Inception by @edwinhuizinga
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