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

For the love of Opera: Verdi’s Falstaff

Canadian Opera Company’s comedic and near flawless Falstaff—what a way to start the season. Gerald Finley as Sir John Falstaff in the Canadian Opera Company production of Falstaff plays the epitome of life ...

For the love of Opera: Verdi’s A Masked Ball

Adrianne Pieczonka as Amelia helps save this production of Verdi's A Masked Ball The Canadian Opera Company’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s A Masked Ball, (Un ballo in maschera) was musically gorgeous, but...