Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, or The Magic Flute, first opened in 1791. On March 3, the University Ottawa’s Opera Company will be bringing the over 200-year-old opera to Tabaret Hall, so opera lovers can check it out without using a time machine, or even leaving campus.

Why it’s famous: Featuring a great number of Mozart’s most famous compositions, this eight-time Oscar winner brings together a brilliant cast, mind-blowing sets, and unparalleled costume design to tell the story of one of the world’s most beloved geniuses through the eyes of his bitter rival.   Famous lines: Salieri: You don’t mean to tell …

If you thought opera couldn’t be sexy, think again. The University of Ottawa Opera Company and its chamber orchestra performed a modernized version of Mozart’s Così fan tutte throughout January.