Join us for a free screening of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest at the Metro Garneau Cinema. Strauss' opera, Salome, is taken from Wilde's play of the same name.
Start your opera experience with opera brunch at the Edmonton Petroleum Club, featuring fantastic food and intimate recitals by the voices who will be on stage for Salome. Brunch subscriptions can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 780.429.1000.
Bring your class to experience opera firsthand! Education dress rehearsals are available to school groups for subsidized pricing starting at $10 per student. Salome will be sung in German with English supertitles.
Featured panelists for each discussion have backgrounds in history, political science, music and more, so that they can provide a contextual, encompassing perspective of the upcoming opera. All Opera 101 events are held in the Ledcor Theatre at the Art Gallery of Alberta. The event is free, but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 780.392.7832.
A prelude to the Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival, this charity auction and tasting event benefits the University Hospital Foundation and the Edmonton Opera. Since 2007, The Experience has raised over $3 million for these two organizations in the community.
In partnership with the Viva Verdi Festival and the local Italian community, the Viva Verdi Gala concert is presented at the Winspear Centre, with the Edmonton Opera chorus performing some of Verdi's works, along with performances from other local talent. Tickets for the concert are available at the Winspear Centre, starting July 1.