Opera at Western

opera bannerFall 2017 production of Carmen

Opera Program Director: Theodore Baerg
Head Coach: Simone Luti

Announcing the 2018-2019 Opera Season

All performances in Paul Davenport Theatre.
Tickets will be available for purchase in July 2018.

The Turn of the Screw
By Benjamin Britten
November 15, 16 (8:00 p.m.) 17, 18 (2:00 p.m.)

Music and dialogue in English
Tickets: $30 general admission, $20 students/seniors if purchased in advance.
NEW: $35/$25 for last-minute ticket sales (if available) purchased at the door.

Music Director: Simone Luti
Stage Director: Michael Cavanagh

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
January 25 (8:00 p.m.), 26 (2:00 p.m.), February 1 (8:00 p.m.) 2, 3 (2:00 p.m.)

Music and dialogue in Italian (English Surtitles)
Tickets: $30 general admission, $20 students/seniors if purchased in advance.
NEW: $35/$25 for last-minute ticket sales (if available) purchased at the door.

Music Director: Tyrone Paterson
Stage Director: Theodore Baerg

Opera and Musical Theatre Favourite Scenes Gala
March 8 (8:00 p.m.), 9 (2:00 p.m.)

Favourite scenes from opera and musical theatre.
Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 students/seniors if purchased in advance.
NEW: $20/$15 for last-minute ticket sales (if available) purchased at the door.

Music Director – Simone Luti
Stage Direction – TBA

> A note about parking on campus:
Talbot College lot (gated) - press button to collect ticket upon entry. Important: Exit is via credit card only! Lot is available to visitors at any time (unless otherwise posted).

Talbot College Pay & Display lot - purchase parking in advance using machine.

For those attending weekend 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

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


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.

Canadian Operatic Arts Academy: Opera Scenes

Friday, May 25, 2018 (7:30 p.m.)
Join us for a performance of various opera scenes by the members of the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy (COAA). Admission is free. No reservation or ticket purchase required. Simply attend and enjoy!


Past Productions

pirates of penzanceThe Pirates of Penzance - Jan/Feb 2018

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Music Director - Tyrone Paterson
Stage Director - Theodore Baerg



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

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