Join Edmonton Opera for a series of thought-provoking and informative panel discussions surrounding the 2014/15 season, including The Barber of Seville, The Magic Flute and Lucia di Lammermoor. 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.
The Magic Flute:
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, 7 p.m.
Mercer Tavern • 10363 104 Street
Limited seating. Click here to reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite.
Lucia di Lammermor:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7 p.m.
You can view previous panel discussions on our YouTube channel:
Opera 101: The Barber of Seville
- The history of comedy in The Barber of Seville (Stephan Bonfield)
- Staging the opera (director Allison Grant)
- The music of The Barber of Seville (maestro Robert Dean)
- Rossini's composition and singing Figaro (Phillip Addis)
- Opera: an art that works "in between" (Brianna Wells)
- Stephan Bonfield speaking about Madama Butterfly's synopsis
- Aya Fujiwara and a perspective on Puccini's Japan
- Kim Mattice Wanat about the staging of Butterfly (audience questions are also included in this clip)
- Part 1: Stephan Bonfield on Salome
- Part 2: Benjamin Garstad on Salome
- Part 3: panel discussion on Salome