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Jul
19
Thu
2018
Brott Festival: The Magic Flute
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

The mysterious, bewitching & enchanting Magic Flute! BrottOpera presents Mozart’s final operatic work, which debuted in 1791 only months before his death, in a uniquely captivating theme: Steampunk. This style is all about mixing the old and the new; fusing the flare of modern technology with the design aesthetic of the Victorian age. Featuring a superb cast of Canada’s newest operatic stars, fully staged and sung in English.

Cast:

Pamina: Anne-Marie MacIntosh
Tamino: Zachary Rioux
Sarastro: Simon Chalifoux
Queen of the Night: Holly Flack
Monostatos: Jan van der Hooft
Papageno: Max van Wyck
Papagena: Megan Miceli
1st Lady: Elizabeth Polese
2nd Lady: Morgan Traynor
3rd Lady: Juliana Curcio
1st Armed Man: James Smith
2nd Armed Man: Leo McKenna
Speaker: Johnathon Kirby
Director: Patrick Hansen
Artistic Director: Boris Brott
Co-Artistic Director: Taras Kulish
For full singer bios visit our BrottOpera page!

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Jul
21
Sat
2018
CBC Radio 2 Saturday Afternoon at the Opera @ CBC Radio 2
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A summer series of international opera productions

Samson et Delila by Camille Saint-Saëns

Marco Armiliato, conductor
Elina Garanca – Dalila
Roberto Alagna – Samson
Carlos Álvarez – The High Priest of Dagon
Sorin Coliban – Abimelech, Satrap of Gaza
Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus

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CBC Radio 2 Saturday Afternoon at the Opera @ CBC Radio 2
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Radio-Canada Place à l’Opéra– A QUIET PLACE & TROUBLE IN TAHITI
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A QUIET PLACE by Leonard Bernstein opera in three acts including 

The Montreal Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Kent Nagano

& TROUBLE IN TAHITI

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Jul
22
Sun
2018
Radio-Canada Place à l’Opéra– A QUIET PLACE & TROUBLE IN TAHITI
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A QUIET PLACE by Leonard Bernstein opera in three acts including

The Montreal Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Kent Nagano

& TROUBLE IN TAHITI

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Jul
26
Thu
2018
City Opera Vancouver– A TRIBUTE TO MARIO LANZA
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us on Thursday 26 July, at 7pm, for a free concert on the piazza at Il Centro. Built for the whole family, but especially for those who remember him, it will explore the life and times and music of the great tenor Mario Lanza. One of the first cross-over artists in opera, Lanza enjoyed tremendous success at The Met, and in Hollywood. We will trace the man and his music. More details coming soon.

This is the second of three public concerts that City Opera is giving with Il Centro: the Italian Cultural Centre this summer.

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Jul
27
Fri
2018
St. Luke’s Church and Community Centre– Kristine Dandavino in Concert
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us on Friday July 27 at 7:30 pm for a live concert by Mezzo-soprano artist Kristine Dandavino. Kristine is a powerful force in the Verdi and Wagner repertoire. Highlights of Kristine’s 2017/18 season includes appearances as Santuzza in Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana, The Editor in the Canadian premiere of La voix perdue by Skoggard and Mezzo-Soloist with Durham Chamber Orchestra.

This intimate event is part of St. Luke’s Concert Series; an exciting new arts series that brings unique artists, musicians, poets and many other talents to your community, sponsored in part by the Ontario Arts Council.

Tickets for this concert are free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

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Summer Opera Lyric Theatre– Manon
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre will present performances showcasing young artists who have completed an 8-week course of study. Performances include: Manon by Jules Massenet, Semele by George F. Handel, Così fan tutte by Wolfgang A. Mozart.

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Jul
28
Sat
2018
CBC Radio 2 Saturday Afternoon at the Opera @ CBC Radio 2
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A summer series of international opera productions 

La Favourite by Gaetano Donizetti

Daniel Oren, conductor
Simone Piazzola – Alphonse XI, King of Castille
Jamie Barton – Leonor de Guzman
Marina Monzó – Ines
Javier Camarena – Fernand
Antonio Lozano – Don Gaspar
Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus

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Radio-Canada Place à l’Opéra–LA COLOMBE
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LA COLOMBE by Charles Gounod

Erin Morley, Javier Camarena, Michèle Losier, Laurent Naouri

The Hallé Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder

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Summer Opera Lyric Theatre– Così fan tutte
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre will present performances showcasing young artists who have completed an 8-week course of study. Performances include: Manon by Jules Massenet, Semele by George F. Handel, Così fan tutte by Wolfgang A. Mozart.

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Summer Opera Lyric Theatre– Semele
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre will present performances showcasing young artists who have completed an 8-week course of study. Performances include: Manon by Jules Massenet, Semele by George F. Handel, Così fan tutte by Wolfgang A. Mozart.

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Jul
29
Sun
2018
Summer Opera Lyric Theatre– Manon
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre will present performances showcasing young artists who have completed an 8-week course of study. Performances include: Manon by Jules Massenet, Semele by George F. Handel, Così fan tutte by Wolfgang A. Mozart. 

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Radio-Canada Place à l’Opéra–LA COLOMBE
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

LA COLOMBE by Charles Gounod

Erin Morley, Javier Camarena, Michèle Losier, Laurent Naouri

The Hallé Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder

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Jul
31
Tue
2018
Summer Opera Lyric Theatre– Così fan tutte
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre will present performances showcasing young artists who have completed an 8-week course of study. Performances include: Manon by Jules Massenet, Semele by George F. Handel, Così fan tutte by Wolfgang A. Mozart.

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Aug
1
Wed
2018
Summer Opera Lyric Theatre– Manon
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Description:
Summer Opera Lyric Theatre will present performances showcasing young artists who have completed an 8-week course of study. Performances include: Manon by Jules Massenet, Semele by George F. Handel, Così fan tutte by Wolfgang A. Mozart.

For more information and tickets