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Review: Christopher Alden’s didactic Rigoletto, Canadian Opera Company, Jan. 20, 2018

Christopher Alden’s production of Verdi’s Rigoletto originated in 2000 at Lyric Opera of Chicago where it was instantly retired after just one outing, not...
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Canadian Opera Company announces 18/19 season headed by Rufus Wainwright’s Hadrian

This morning at 10 a.m. E.S.T. the Canadian Opera Company released its plans for the 18/19 season. The highlight has to be the much-talked...
Erato Ensemble

Review: Four Note Opera, Erato Ensemble, Vancouver, Dec. 9, 2017

What does an opera lover do on a raw December night in Vancouver, with no opera on the visible horizon until the new year?...
Gerald Finley

In a season of dark role debuts, Gerald Finley takes on...

In honour of bass-baritone Gerald Finley's role debut as Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden this coming Mon. Jan. 15,...
La belle Helene

Review: Barbe & Doucets’ La belle Hélène, Hamburg State Opera, Dec....

One good parody deserves another. And so it was with the Hamburg State Opera’s revival of Barbe & Doucet’s 2014 production of Offenbach’s three...
Werther Oper Frankfurt

Review: Julie Boulianne in Massenet’s Werther, Oper Frankfurt, Dec. 30, 2017

Massenet's Werther (seen at Oper Frankfurt on Dec. 30, 2017), based on Goethe’s epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther written in Wetzlar near the...
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Rigoletto

Review: Christopher Alden’s didactic Rigoletto, Canadian Opera Company, Jan. 20, 2018

Christopher Alden’s production of Verdi’s Rigoletto originated in 2000 at Lyric Opera of Chicago where...
Canadian Opera Company

Canadian Opera Company announces 18/19 season headed by Rufus Wainwright’s Hadrian

This morning at 10 a.m. E.S.T. the Canadian Opera Company released its plans for the...
Erato Ensemble

Review: Four Note Opera, Erato Ensemble, Vancouver, Dec. 9, 2017

What does an opera lover do on a raw December night in Vancouver, with no...
Gerald Finley

In a season of dark role debuts, Gerald Finley takes on Scarpia in Tosca

In honour of bass-baritone Gerald Finley's role debut as Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca at the Royal...
La belle Helene

Review: Barbe & Doucets’ La belle Hélène, Hamburg State Opera, Dec. 31, 2017

One good parody deserves another. And so it was with the Hamburg State Opera’s revival...

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Gerald Finley

In a season of dark role debuts, Gerald Finley takes on Scarpia in Tosca

In honour of bass-baritone Gerald Finley's role debut as Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca at the Royal...
La belle Helene

Review: Barbe & Doucets’ La belle Hélène, Hamburg State Opera, Dec. 31, 2017

One good parody deserves another. And so it was with the Hamburg State Opera’s revival...
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Black voices matter: Lawrence Brownlee on driving change in opera

Babbling brooks, young love, broken hearts: standard topics for classical song cycles from Schubert onward,...
Werther Oper Frankfurt

Review: Julie Boulianne in Massenet’s Werther, Oper Frankfurt, Dec. 30, 2017

Massenet's Werther (seen at Oper Frankfurt on Dec. 30, 2017), based on Goethe’s epistolary novel The...

Letter from Berlin: Musikfest Berlin Photo Gallery

The early February 2018 issue of Opera Canada will feature Catherine Kustanczy's "Letter from Berlin" written from...

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Review: Canadian Opera Company's Rigoletto. Christopher Alden's "concept invites admiration for its probing intellectualism but this comes at a price" http://operacanada.ca/review-christopher-alden-rigoletto-canadian-opera-company/