Talise Trevigne & Aviva Fortunata Lead Calgary Opera’s 2021-22 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Calgary Opera has announced its 2021-22 season feature two mainstage productions.


The season opens with Lehar’s “The Merry Widow” starring Aviva Fortunata in the title role. She will be joined by Colin Ainsworth, Richard Suart, James Westman, and Jacqueline Woodley. Omer Ben Seadia directs the production with Tania Miller conducting.

Performance Dates: Jan. 29, Feb. 2 & 4, 2022

Verdi’s “La Traviata” is set to star Talise Trevigne in the title role, Andrew Haji as Alfredo, and Hyung Yun as Germont. Alain Gauthier directs the production with Gordon Gerrard conducting.

Performance Dates: April 2, 6 & 8, 2022

Special Concerts 

The season will also include Christmas at the Opera featuring “Amahl and the Night Vistors” and Christmas selections.

Performance Dates: Dec. 9-12, 2021

There will also be an Opera Brunch series and a Masterclass series.