The Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series Line Up

The Canadian Opera Company’s free concert series at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre runs September through May. This article only includes classical vocal works. First up is “Meet the Ensemble Studio.” The company’s artistic development program is comprised of emerging professional Canadian opera artists. Performance Date: September 20, 2023 “Mostly Mozart” is performed by UofT Opera. Performance Date: September 27, 2023 {…}

Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Anna-Julia David Headline Opera Atelier’s 2023-24 Season

Toronto’s Opera Atelier has announced its 2023-24 season which will feature two productions. First up is Gluck’s “Orpheus and Eurydice” starring Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, and Anna-Julia David. The work will be choreographed by Lajeunesse Zingg. “Few singers are able to sustain the extraordinary vocal range required of the tenor in the 1774 French version of ‘Orpheus and Eurydice,’” said {…}

Opera Atelier to Close Season with Canadian Premiere of Handel’s ‘The Resurrection’

On April 6, 2023, Opera Atelier will conclude its 2022-23 season with Händel’s “The Resurrection.” Held at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, the performance marks the Canadian premiere of the work in a fully-staged production for a live audience. Conductor David Fallis will conduct Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, with the Artists of Atelier Ballet performing choreography by Founding {…}

Meghan Lindsay, Colin Ainsworth, Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Carla Huhtanen Headline Opera Atelier’s 2022-23 Season

Opera Atelier has unveiled its 2022-23 season. The company will kick things off with Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas.” The showcase will star Meghan Lindsay, Colin Ainsworth, Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Melody Louledjian, Spencer Britten, Cynthia Akemi Smithers, and Danielle MacMillon. David Fallis conducts. “We are delighted to celebrate our return to the Elgin Theatre with Opera Atelier’s most internationally-acclaimed production of ‘Dido {…}