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Marion Newman as Tsianina Redfeather in I Call Myself Princess. Photo: Dahlia Katz

Review: “Thought-provoking and very funny” new play-opera I Call myself Princess...

Jani Lauzon’s I Call myself Princess (seen Sept. 13th) skilfully weaves together two stories. The first is the historical story of Charles Wakefield Cadman,...
Nigredo Hotel

Preview: dark comedy meets fantasy in City Opera Vancouver’s “operatic thriller”...

City Opera Vancouver opens its 2018 season this week with a new production of the classic '90s Canadian opera, Nigredo Hotel. An intriguing blend of genres, the...
Sophie Goldrick (Moppett), Lydia Marchione (Poppett) and Fflur Wyn (Fido) in English National Opera’s Paul Bunyan. Photo: Genevieve Girling

Review: English National Opera’s high-energy production of Paul Bunyan an...

The trouble with Paul Bunyan is that the music is too good. If Benjamin Britten hadn’t been bursting with creativity and bristling with technical...
Musique 3 Femmes

News: Musique 3 Femmes announces winners of new prize supporting emerging...

Musique 3 Femmes has announced the winners of a new prize honouring emerging Canadian women composers and librettists. The $25,000 Mécénat Musica Prix 3...
Bradley Christensen (the Giant), Marlise Ritchie (Mrs. Nimble) and Nolan Kehler (Jack) in Manitoba Underground Opera' s Jack and the Beanstalk. Photo: Paul McKeen

Review: Manitoba Underground Opera wraps up another season of re-imagined classics

Manitoba Underground Opera surfaced once again on the cusp of Winnipeg's regular arts season with four new productions performed repertory style and now billed as...
Sebastian Haboczki (Rodolfo) and Bruno Roy (Marcello) in Highlands Opera Studio's La Bohème. Photo: John Martens

Review: Highlands Opera Studio 1940s La Bohème much more than an...

It was with a certain degree of ambivalence that I attended the summer 2018 production of La Bohème at Highlands Opera Studio. I was disappointed when I...
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