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. 

Turandot Opera 101

Join host Stephan Bonfield and special guest Dr. Daniel Fried, associate professor in the UofA East Asian Studies department, for an evening of discussion about Puccini's Turandot.

Learn all about the music, history, and scandals surrounding Puccini's final opera at this complimentary event held downtown at CKUA! To get your free ticket to this event, RSVP on our Eventbrite page



Puccini's masterpiece Turandot transports the audience to a mythical ancient China, where a determined prince sets out to woo a cold-hearted princess, risking his life to earn her love.

Opera al Fresco

Celebrate the arrival of summer with Opera al Fresco! Join us on one of the longest days of the year, as we present opera on four different stages across the Devonian Botanic Garden. Enjoy delicious food, refreshing drinks, and uplifting music as you stroll through the beautiful scenery.

This event is the perfect family outing! Find out more about Opera al Fresco and purchase your tickets here

Opera's a Drag! Meet the Queens at Mary Stuart

What better way to celebrate Edmonton Opera's production of Mary Stuart than with a fun pre-show event featuring drag queens!! Come down to Earls (campus location) for a drink, appetizers, and some photos with drag royalty from the Imperial Sovereign Court of the WIld Rose. Then walk over to the Jubilee auditorium to witness the rival Tudor queens face-off in Donizetti's Mary Stuart. 


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