Opera 101

Join Edmonton Opera for a series of thought-provoking and informative panel discussions surrounding the 2015/16 season, including The Merry Widow, Carmen and Mary Stuart. This is a series of multi-disciplinary panels before each opera production, which offers context and perspective from the realms of history, political science, music and more.

Mary Stuart | View the discussion with musicologist Stephan Bonfield and Dr. Piet Defraeye, Drama professor at the University of Alberta. 

The Merry Widow View the discussion with musicologist Stephan Bonfield and Joseph Patrouch, director of the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies at the University of Alberta

Carmen | View the discussion with musicologist Stephan Bonfield and the presentation by scenery designer Camellia Koo. 

You can view previous panel discussions on our YouTube channel:

2014/15 season

2013/14 season

2012/13 season