The Canadian Tenors

An Evening with the Canadian Tenors

Canadian Tenors Acoustically the ACC was actually a good venue for the Canadian Tenors performance. It helped boost their voices without an echo, which is important when paying tribute to Elvis Presley and ...
Lauren Segal as Flora (centre) in a scene from the Canadian Opera Company's production of La Traviata, 2015.

For the Love of Opera: La Traviata

Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, like so many operatic love stories, ends in tragedy. Director Arin Arbus has blessed audience goers at the Canadian Opera Company by casting
Renato Girolami as Doctor Bartolo and Joshua Hopkins as Figaro in the Canadian Opera Company production of The Barber of Seville, 2015. Conductor Rory Macdonald, director Joan Font, set and costume designer Joan Guillén, choreographer Xevi Dorca and lighting designer Albert Faura. Photo: Michael Cooper

Review: The Barber of Seville

I’m tempted to surmise that the music of Rossini's comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville is unparalleled in successfully penetrating pop-culture. Musically it’s vintage, memorable, tuneful and full of character.
A scene from the Canadian Opera Company production of Don Giovanni, 2015. Photo: Michael Cooper

For the Love of Opera: Don Giovanni

Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov brings his unique vision of Mozart’s indelible tragicomedy, Don Giovanni to the Canadian Opera Stage.
(clockwise from top) Neil Craighead, Mireille Asselin, Christopher Enns, Cameron McPhail and Lindsay Barrett.

For the love of Opera: The Brothers Grimm

The Brothers Grimm. Mireille Asselin as Little Red Cap and Lindsay Barrett as the Wolf. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Brothers Grimm collected fairy tales, the Canadian Opera Company presen...