Festival de Quebec

Cross Canada Reports: Change of guard as Opéra de Québec adapts

Reinventing On Mar. 2nd 2020, Grégoire Legendre, Artistic Director of Opéra de Québec (OdQ), left for New York to attend the premiere of Wagner’s Flying...
World Opera Day posters

Opera Events Galore: Celebrating World Opera Day across Canada

Canadian opera is alive and well, it reminds us this weekend with the influx of 7 separate digital events for any mood. Whether it's...
Michael Schade

Michael Schade, Rubies 2020–“I did work very hard with that luck!”

Canadian tenor Michael Schade has been waiting patiently for the latest formal nod to his life’s work—and this one comes with a personal connection....
Vancouver Report Posters

Cross Canada Reports: City Opera Vancouver & UBC Opera

City Opera Vancouver City Opera Vancouver, the city’s main producer of new opera, presented PopUp Opera in August, an idea borrowed from Pacific Opera Victoria...
Canadian Critics Respond Live

Critical Response: “There’s no substitute for live” critic John Gilks says

In Opera Canada‘s latest Q&A series, our arts writers across the country weigh in on how the Canadian opera industry is handling the prolonged pandemic...
Calgary Jubilee Auditorium

Cross Canada Reports: Calgary & Edmonton companies take divergent approaches

In Alberta, Edmonton Opera and Calgary Opera are working with the same set of unknowns as the rest of the country, but the two...
Tapestry's Love songs

Tapestry Opera’s fall 2020 includes comedic Baroness von Sketch spirit

Tapestry Opera’s Fall 2020 season hopes to “push the boundary of the genre,” according to a press release on Oct. 13th. Tapestry’s program, a...
Genois costume design

Behind the Scenes: Charismatic Carmen Costumes at POV

Opera Canada continues our Behind the Scenes series, an exclusive look 'behind the curtain' with the talented people working at opera companies across the...
Opera Canada, Fall 2020, Vol. LXI, No. 1

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