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Peter McGillivray

Preview: The Final Take with Peter McGillivray

The most recent issue of Opera Canada features Canadian baritone Peter McGillivray in The Final Take, where he shares the music that he loves best. McGillivray...
Pelleas et Melisande

Review: Barrie Kosky’s new Pelléas et Mélisande, Komische Oper Berlin, Dec....

Barrie Kosky, Intendant (General Director) of Komische Oper Berlin, has built his company’s considerable reputation on a series of highly regarded, outrageous, colourful productions...
Girls of the Golden West John Adams

Review: John Adams & Peter Sellars’ Girls of the Golden West,...

During recent decades, John Adams has composed a range of highly successful operas, including the repertory standard Nixon in China (1987). The more surprise...
Voicebox Rodelinda

Review: Handel’s Rodelinda, VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert, Nov. 26, 2017

Opera in concert or a minimalist staging? Despite the company’s title, Voicebox: Opera in Concert’s Nov. 26 production of Rodelinda was by no means a...
Opera de Montreal Atelier Lyrique

Opéra de Montréal’s Atelier lyrique to welcome five new recruits!

The Opéra de Montréal held its very first Atelier lyrique National Auditions Gala in Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts on November 15. This...
Don Giovanni UofT Opera

Review: Don Giovanni for the #metoo generation at UofT Opera, Nov....

A changed world makes for a changed Don Giovanni. Produced by an all female team, UofT Opera’s production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni (seen Nov. 23) struck new chords...
Opera Canada Vol 58 #2 Gerald Finley

Congratulations!

2017 Opera Canada Award Honourees

Soprano:  Karina Gauvin
Conductor: Yves Abel
Director/Teacher:  Michael Patrick Albano

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Peter McGillivray

Preview: The Final Take with Peter McGillivray

The most recent issue of Opera Canada features Canadian baritone Peter McGillivray in The Final Take, where...
Pelleas et Melisande

Review: Barrie Kosky’s new Pelléas et Mélisande, Komische Oper Berlin, Dec. 2, 2017

Barrie Kosky, Intendant (General Director) of Komische Oper Berlin, has built his company’s considerable reputation...
Girls of the Golden West John Adams

Review: John Adams & Peter Sellars’ Girls of the Golden West, San Francisco Opera, Nov. 24, 2017

During recent decades, John Adams has composed a range of highly successful operas, including the...
Voicebox Rodelinda

Review: Handel’s Rodelinda, VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert, Nov. 26, 2017

Opera in concert or a minimalist staging? Despite the company’s title, Voicebox: Opera in Concert’s Nov....
JFK Fort Worth

JFK the opera to have Canadian premiere at Opéra de Montréal in January

Once again this year, the Opéra de Montréal is continuing with the breakthrough portion of...

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Abusive behaviour

Classical music must protect the vulnerable from harassment

The seriousness of the allegations swirling around James Levine, the erstwhile music director of the...
Pelleas et Melisande

Review: Barrie Kosky’s new Pelléas et Mélisande, Komische Oper Berlin, Dec. 2, 2017

Barrie Kosky, Intendant (General Director) of Komische Oper Berlin, has built his company’s considerable reputation...
James Levine

New York Met opera suspends James Levine over sexual allegations

New York’s Metropolitan Opera is suspending its relationship with longtime conductor James Levine pending an...
Girls of the Golden West John Adams

Review: John Adams & Peter Sellars’ Girls of the Golden West, San Francisco Opera, Nov. 24, 2017

During recent decades, John Adams has composed a range of highly successful operas, including the...
Semiramide Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Semiramide review – Rossini sounds sublime in Alden’s eccentric staging

Rossini’s great 1823 tragedy Semiramide, his last work composed for Italy before he based himself...

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