Each day, clues to a different location in the city will be posted, each having something to do with Edmonton Opera's golden anniversary and our 50 years of history in the city. Through the website, Facebook and Twitter, participants will have a chance to win tickets to Edmonton Opera's first production of the season, Richard Straus
Director's Circle members are among the first to see the latest Edmonton Opera production; one of the benefits of being a DC member. Please note this is a private event.
Join Edmonton Opera for a performance Thursday, Sept. 15, as part of the series "Thursday Nights on the Edge." Presented by the City of Edmonton, enjoy this outdoor concert of classical music in the elegant atmosphere of McDougall Park. Free, 7 p.m. at McDougall Park (109 Avenue and 107 Street).
We're taking opera outdoors to the Devonian Botanic Garden, where the grass is the stage and the pond is the backdrop. Enjoy operatic performances, wine and appetizers in the gardens during the longest night of the year. If you have a promotion code for advanced tickets, follow this link and enter your promo code in the top righthand corner in order to purchase tickets.
The final opera of the 2013/14 season is Madama Butterfly, which is the same opera that opened the company 50 years ago. Under the direction of Tim Albery, this production is the poignant story of an American lieutenant and his Japanese bride.
The final opera of the 2013/14 season is Madama Butterfly
Bring your class to experience opera firsthand! Education dress rehearsals are available to student groups starting at $10 per student. Madama Butterfly will be sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Start your opera experience with brunch at the Edmonton Petroleum Club, featuring fantastic food and intimate recitals by the voices who will be on stage for Madama Butterfly. Brunch tickets are available by calling the box office at 780.429.1000.
Featured panelists have a background in history, political science or music to provide a contextual and encompassing perspective on the opera. All Opera 101 events are held in the Ledcor Theatre at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Details on the participating panelists will be available closer to the event date. This event is free, but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 780.392.7832.
Join us for a movie screening of Memoirs of a Geisha at the Metro Garneau Cinema, which relates thematically to Madama Butterfly, the last opera of the 2013/14 season. Admission is free.