Opera 101

Join Edmonton Opera for a series of complimentary thought-provoking and informative panel discussions surrounding each season. At Opera 101, we invite experts from various disciplines to offer context and perspective on the upcoming productions. In a relaxed environment, seasoned opera enthusiasts and newcomers alike may engage in creative conversations before experiencing the production at the Jubilee. 

2016/17 Season

  • Turandot | Musicologist Stephan Bonfield and Dr. Daniel Fried, professor at the University of Alberta East Asian Studies department discussed the music, characters, and orientalism of Puccini's epic final masterpiece. Stay tuned for video snippets from this informative evening!
  • Cinderella Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at 7 p.m. | CKUA downtown | Speakers will be announced soon! 
  • Elektra Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 7 p.m. | CKUA downtown | Speakers will be annouced soon! 

2015/16 season

You can view previous panel discussions on our YouTube channel:

2014/15 season

2013/14 season

2012/13 season