Another Brick In The Wall—Nov 13 to 23


Scene from Gianni Schicchi

Gianni Schicchi hits its hilarious high-notes at Opera Mariposa

Opera Mariposa is one of the landmarks of the indie opera scene in Vancouver, and their 2019 mainstage production is Puccini's slapstick one-acter, Gianni...
Another Brick in the Wall

Another Brick in the Wall is all bark, and no bite

The music came to a sudden stop and the curtain fell onto the stage with mechanical precision. As the choir hummed, a heart-rate monitor...
Lucia di Lammermoor

Lucia di Lammermoor loses itself to literalism at Opéra de Montréal

The soprano may be the star of Lucia di Lammermoor, but it was the gentlemen who took the night at the Nov. 9th premiere...
Do Giovani

Don Giovanni goes buffa at Opera Atelier

Productions of Don Giovanni and its troublesome topic of seduction seem to elicit a variety of mixed feelings from both directors and their audiences....
Midori Marsh

Midori Marsh awarded first prize at COC’s Ensemble Studio Competition

At long last, the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio Competition has drawn to a close, and with it Canada's top young opera singer has...
The Heart's Obsession Georgina Stirling

The Heart’s Obsession sheds light on an obscure corner of Canadian...

The Heart’s Obsession: An Intimate Biography of Newfoundland Songstress Georgina Stirling. By Tonia Evans Cianciulli with Calvin D. Evans; 342 pp. ISBN: sc 978-1-77117-759-7,...
Benjamin Butterfield

Benjamin Butterfield, The Rubies 2019—Success in Authenticity

In a profession known for its impermanence, a near 30-year career in opera is a cause for celebration. Since his professional debut in 1991...
AtG's La bohème

AtG’s La bohème — Homecoming for Toronto’s bohemians

Against the Grain Theatre’s La bohème feels like a cult movie that everyone’s heard of but no one has actually really seen. Like Game...
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