The Gypsy Baron

The Gypsy Baron offers strong singing at TOT

Toronto Operetta Theatre’s (TOT) The Gypsy Baron by Johann Strauss II (seen Dec. 28th) is about as silly as one might expect from a...

Best Opera of the Decade: Opera Canada’s Definitive List

As this long decade comes to a close, we at Opera Canada look back at the best operas of the decade. Cataloging 10 years...

Drag, opera, and how their marriage shatters convention

“My voice teacher was verbally abusing me,” explains Emily Bilton, drag artist and opera alum. "I ended up failing my third-year recital by 2...
Contessa in Figaro Champs Elysées

Figaro’s silver screen dazzle at Champs Elysées

Hollywood film director James Gray, winner of the Golden Lion for his film “Little Odessa” (1994) and nominated several times for the Palme d’Or...
AtG Figaro's Wedding

AtG Figaro’s Wedding: fun with philandering fiancés

Against the Grain's (AtG) Figaro’s Wedding takes the Mozart opera off the stage and to an events hall at Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, going all...
Salzburg Festival 2019

Salzburg Festival 2019 earns its Musical America Award

Musical America jumped the gun on Salzburg Festival’s spectacular 100th anniversary edition planned for July 2020, already awarding them the prestigious “Festival of the...
Opera Niagara's La bohème

Opera Niagara’s La bohème nails it

Opera Niagara’s fourth season opened with La bohème, given four performances at Southminster United Church in Niagara Falls. Bohème is consistently one of the...
Sidewalk Labs and Tapestry Opera's Augmented Opera

Sidewalk Labs and Tapestry Opera’s Augmented Opera is an enjoyable oddity

Tapestry Opera’s experimental opera series, TAP:EX is back. Conceived as an annual opportunity for operatic experimentation, this year’s installment, Augmented Opera, showcases Tapestry’s love...
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Opera Canada, Winter 2019, Vol. 60 #2

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