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Opera Program Director: Theodore Baerg
Head Coach: Simone Luti

Welcome to the 2017-2018 season!

All performances in Paul Davenport Theatre.

> Meet the entire 2017-2018 Opera Workshop cast and crew.

The Pirates of Penzance​
by Gilbert & Sullivan

January 26, 27, February 2, 3 (8 p.m.)
February 4 (2 p.m.)

A wonderful mid-winter romp with singing, dancing and lots of fun. Come lift your spirits, laugh and leave singing the catchy tunes. Dialogue and music in English.

Music Director: Tyrone Paterson
Stage Director: Theodore Baerg

$30/$20 (general/students and seniors)
Purchase online or call the Grand Theatre Box Office at 519-672-8800. Cash only at the door.

A note about parking on campus:
Talbot College lot (gated) - press button to collect ticket upon entry. Important: Exit is via credit card only!

Talbot College Pay & Display lot - purchase parking in advance using machine (opera run-time is approx. 3 hours, incl. intermission)

For those attending Friday, Saturday or Sunday performances, after 5 p.m. on Friday, weekend parking is free in the Medway Lot behind Elgin Hall (5 minute walk across University Bridge)

For complete campus visitor parking information, please visit
http://www.uwo.ca/parking/find/visitor/index.html


Spring Gala: Favourite Scenes

March 16, 17 (8 p.m.)
Favourite scenes from opera and music theatre. Not to be missed stars of the future!

Music Director: Simone Luti
Scenes Director: Theodore Baerg and TBA

$15/$10 (general/students and seniors)
Purchase online or call the Grand Theatre Box Office at 519-672-8800. Cash only at the door.


Outreach/Professional Development Opportunities

In May, the Don Wright Faculty of Music is home to the opera-intensive program Canadian Operatic Arts Academy (COAA). Visit the COAA website to learn more about how to register and/or enjoy the outstanding performances by the participants.


Past Productions:

carmen Carmen - Oct 2017

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Music Director - Simone Luti
Stage Director - Allison Grant



magic flute The Magic Flute - Jan/Feb 2017

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Music Director - Tyrone Paterson
Stage Director - Theodore Baerg



suor angelica & gianni schicchi Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi - Nov 2016

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Music Director - Simone Luti
Stage Director - Tom Diamond



falstaff Falstaff - Jan/Feb 2016

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Music Director - Alain Trudel
Stage Director - Michael Cavanagh



hansel and gretel Hansel and Gretel - Nov 2015

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Music Director - Alain Trudel
Stage Director - Theodore Baerg



la bohème La Bohème - Jan/Feb 2015

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Music Director - Alain Trudel
Stage Director - Theodore Baerg



Two One-Act French Operas by Maurice Ravel - Nov 2014

VIEW PHOTOS (Flickr) - Photos taken on Nov 22, 2014.

Music Director - Alain Trudel
Stage Director - Michael Cavanagh



Cinderella - Feb 2014

VIEW PHOTOS (Flickr) - Photos taken on Feb. 2, 2014.

Music Director - Alain Trudel
Stage Director - Theodore Baerg


General event inquiries:

Rachel Condie, Marketing and Communications Coordinator rachel.condie@uwo.ca 519-661-3767

Visitor parking information