Giving Tuesday

Start your holiday season on the right note, with a gift that can make a difference! This year, Edmonton Opera is pleased to partner with Kids Up Front, bringing the magic of opera to families.

Opera 101: HMS Pinafore (free event)

Join us for an evening of discussion surrounding Edmonton Opera's upcoming production of Gilbert and Sullivan's worldwide favourite operetta HMS PinaforeLearn more about our 1920s jazz-inspired concept and what to look forward to in this never-seen-before take on HMS Pinafore! 

Hosted by Stephan Bonfield • CKUA (9804 Jasper Ave) • Free admission, please RSVP on our Eventbrite page to reserve your spot

Sound Sessions with Kevin March

Join Lilies composer Kevin March and University of Alberta's Dr. Julia Byl for an interactive listening session exploring the multiple musical inspirations behind the opera score! 

Friday, October 20 at 2 pm • Convocation Hall, University of Alberta • Free admission

Presented by the UofA Sound Studies Initiative

Lilies live video broadcast in Red Deer

For the first time in Alberta, Edmonton Opera presents a free live video broadcast of an opera from its performance at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium! Audiences in Red Deer can attend the free simulcast of our final Lilies dress rehearsal on October 19 at 7 pm at Carnival Cinemas. Don’t miss this exciting new production featuring an all Canadian cast and beautiful music performed by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra!

Pizza & Opera

Edmonton Opera and The Pride Centre of Edmonton present a fun-filled evening to celebrate the upcoming production of Lilies, Canada's first gay opera! Enjoy free pizza and pop while we host an informal chat with the composer of Lilies, Kevin March. We'll talk about the music and staging of this new Canadian work, showing you just how easy it is to fall in love with opera!

Wednesday, October 11 at 7 pm • Pride Centre of Edmonton • 10608 105 Ave (behind MacEwan campus)

An Evening with Kevin March (free event)

Curious about the process of putting together a full-length opera? In this special edition of Opera 101 we bring you composer of our upcoming opera Lilies (Les Feluettes), Kevin March, to explain first-hand his inspirations and process of creating the score!

There will also be an informal meet and greet with Kevin March from 6 pm to 6:45 pm, with the talk beginning at 7 pm. You don't want to miss this rare opportunity!


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