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Edmonton Opera Announces 2nd Annual Rumbold Vocal Prize!

Edmonton Opera proudly presents the 2nd annual Rumbold Vocal Prize for outstanding emerging professional opera singers, generously supported by Grace and Arnold Rumbold.

Edmonton Opera's STABET MATER Sells Out In First Week Of Rehearsals

Edmonton Opera’s three performances, March 30, 31 and April 1, 2023, of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at the Jubilee Auditorium sold out during the first week of rehearsals.

Banff Centre Announces Collaboration With The National Arts Centre

Banff Centre, in collaboration with the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, is excited to announce the 2023 Opera in the 21st Century multi-disciplinary program. The partnership will see the first module of the program taking place over two weeks at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, with the second module providing three weeks of programming at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

Edmonton Opera Announces 60th Season Featuring CARMEN, DON GIOVANNI & More

Audiences are invited to Edmonton Opera’s Diamond Anniversary Season, celebrating a proud history of 60 years of opera in Edmonton.

Edmonton Opera Announces 60th Season Lineup

Edmonton Opera has announced that Bizet’s Carmen opens the Diamond Season. Well beloved as the most famous opera of all, Carmen is known for glorious music and a fearless leading lady. Montreal’s Rose Naggar-Tremblay (mezzo soprano) will infuse this role with her rich voice and interpretive prowess as she makes her company debut, as well as her North American role debut.

Review: ORPHEE+ Dazzles Edmonton at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Director Joel Ivany presents a wildly imaginative interpretation of the 18th-century classic.

ORPHEE+ to be Presented at Edmonton Opera This Month

The cast have landed and are rehearsing for Edmonton’s first ever Orphée+. See details about the production, how to purchase tickets and more.

Edmonton Opera Announces Inaugural Rumbold Vocal Prize Competition Winners

On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, Edmonton Opera held the finale for its first Rumbold Vocal Prize competition at the Jubilee Auditorium.

Review: CARMEN Burns Bright in Canadian Opera Company's Latest Production

Quite possibly one of the best known opera comiques, CARMEN has returned to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts’ stage in a bright blaze.

Video: Watch the Trailer for CARMEN at Canadian Opera Company

Two dazzling mezzo-sopranos take centre stage in the Canadian Opera Company's Carmen by Georges Bizet. The wildly popular opera draws audiences into a high-stakes game between soldiers, smugglers, and a superstar bullfighter, all vying for the attention of fiercely independent Carmen. Watch the trailer here!

Edmonton Opera to Present TOSCA This Weekend

On Saturday Oct. 22, 2022, Edmonton Opera will welcome audiences back to the Jubilee with a lavish production of Puccini’s melodramatic thriller, Tosca. After weeks of rehearsals, the cast and crew are eager to share their production with Edmonton’s audience.

Edmonton Opera Announces Inaugural Rumbold Vocal Prize Finalists and Judges

Four finalists from across Canada have been chosen to participate in the inaugural Rumbold Vocal Prize at Edmonton Opera out of an astounding 145 applicants.

Canadian Opera Company Presents CARMEN Featuring Must-See, All-Star Cast

Two dazzling mezzo-sopranos take centre stage in the Canadian Opera Company's Carmen by Georges Bizet.

Soprano Karen Slack Announces Season Highlights

Karen Slack has announced her 2022-2023 season, featuring an expansive range of programming spanning the recital, orchestral, and operatic worlds.

Edmonton Opera To Present OPERA AL FRESCO

Edmonton Opera has announced the return of Opera al Fresco at the University of Alberta Botanic  Garden on August 26, 2022 at 7pm. Celebrate summer with live music, food, and wine! Artistic Director  Joel Ivany describes the event as “a great way to have the outdoors and opera combine.” 

Edmonton Opera Announces Sue Fitzsimmons As New Executive  Director 

Sue Fitzsimmons joins the Edmonton Opera having recently held executive leadership roles at both  Medicine Hat College and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). She is a long-time Edmontonian who believes in the power of creativity and the arts to build and sustain community.  

Edmonton Opera Announces 2022/2023 Season

In the 22/23 season, Edmonton Opera will present a uniquely staged and choreographed performance of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, a Home for the Holidays concert in December following the Opera’s first holiday concert last year, and more.

CARMEN, MACBETH & More Announced for Canadian Opera Company 2022/2023 Season

Three fan favourites, two riveting dramas, a new production of Verdi’s Macbeth, and an exciting co-production with Vancouver Opera headline the Canadian Opera Company’s 2022/2023 programming. View the full season schedule and learn how to get tickets.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Present MESSIAH/COMPLEX

Premiering this December, the multi-award-winning innovative team at Against  the Grain Theatre (AtG) is proud to present a bold interpretation of Handel's Messiah, accompanied by and in partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), and co-directed by  Joel Ivany, the Founding Artistic Director of AtG, Reneltta Arluk, Director of Indigenous Arts  at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Messiah/Complex will premiere online on December  13, 2020 on AtG TV.  

COC Marks Mainstage Success, Community Building, and Digital Expansion in 2019/2020 Season

The Canadian Opera Company’s 2019/2020 season marked a year of inspired mainstage programming, increased community engagement, and new digital initiatives, as reported today at the COC’s Annual General Meeting by COC Board Chair Jonathan Morgan and COC General Director Alexander Neef.

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