For the love of Opera: Peter Grimes

Jakob Janutka as John, Peter Grimes’s apprentice, and Ben Heppner as Peter Grimes in the Canadian Opera Company production of Peter Grimes, 2013. Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten is not a happy or redemptiv...

For the love of Opera: Dialogues des Carmelites

  (l – r) Irina Mishura (back to camera) as Mother Marie and Judith Forst as Madame de Croissy in the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Dialogues des Carmélites, 2013. The last opening nigh...

For the love of Opera: Salome

The visually stimulating Dance of the Seven Veils scene from the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Salome The house was full on a Tuesday night for the third of eight performances of Strauss’s Salome. ...

For the Love of Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor

There’s a buzz throughout the Four Seasons Centre on the opening night of Lucia. Perhaps it’s the start anew of the spring season or perhaps the audience is in on a little secret: ground is going to be broken t...