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Free performance at City Centre Mall

Have you visited the newly opened culinary landmark in downtown Edmonton? Now is your chance to experience Elevate Food Fare at Edmonton City Centre Mall! Join us on Tuesday, November 22 at noon for special opera performances by soprano Whitney Sloan and tenor Andrea Pinna with pianist Kim Cousineau. Elevate your usual lunch fare with the vibrant operatic flavours of Puccini, Mozart, Bellini, and more!

Free admission. Located at the Top Level of Edmonton City Centre Mall. 

Valentine's Gala

Step out in style and immerse yourself in vintage Hollywood glamour at the 2017 Valentine's Gala, featuring performances by the Edmonton Opera chorus, Citie Ballet, and the Royal Canadian Artillery Band! The annual Edmonton Opera gala is our biggest fundraising event and brings some of Edmonton's most distinguished guests to the Shaw Conference Centre for an evening of celebration, fine dining, and spectacular live entertainment.

 

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. Every $20 contribution made today will provide a child's ticket to the opera, and every $100 donation will bring a family of four to our upcoming production of Cinderella.

Free Film Screening: Roman Holiday at the Garneau

Enjoy a night out at the Garneau Theatre with the 1953 Hollywood classic Roman Holiday starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck! This reverse Cinderella-story follows a princess (Audrey Hepburn) who decides to take a break from royalty and explore the streets of Rome with a handsome stranger (Gregory Peck). Sparks fly and love is found in the most unlikely of situations!

Embrace Roman Holiday's vintage Hollywood aesthetic in anticipation of our 1950's-themed production of Rossini's charming romantic comedy, Cinderella! 

Opera at City Centre

Join us for a free performance at City Centre Mall during your Thursday lunch hour! Tenor Matthew Bruce will present the best of opera, including music from the upcoming production of Puccini's Turandot. Head up to the Tim Hortons on the Pedway level at noon to enjoy this glorious lunchtime performance! 

Alberta Culture Days

Celebrate Alberta Culture Days by going around the world with Edmonton Opera! Join us at Kingsway Mall (central court) starting 11:30 a.m. for a day of free family-friendly fun! We will have a complimentary photo booth, crafts table, face painting, and prize draws to win tickets to the opera!

Edmonton Opera singers will also perform delightful arias in various languages! Performances begin at noon and 1:30 p.m. Free admission. 

Elektra Opera 101

Strauss's haunting Elektra draws on an ancient Greek myth that has fascinated dramatists throughout history. What makes Elektra's descent into madness so compelling for audiences? Join host Stephan Bonfield to discover more about the music, history, and themes surrounding our final opera of the season.

Opera 101 is a free event. RSVP on Eventbrite required. 

 

Cinderella Opera 101

Comedy, romance, and enchanting music come together in Rossini's Cinderella. Join host Stephan Bonfield for an evening of discussion around this bel canto opera, and more insights into our stunning new production that brings 1950's glamour to the classic Cinderella story!

Opera 101 is a free event. RSVP on Eventbrite required. 

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