“(‘The Old Maid and the Thief’) is about small town gossip and scandal. It’s quite funny, and the music is very accessible even though it’s contemporary.”—Artistic director of the two operas, Sandra Graham.

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.

U of O Opera Company performs in Alumni Auditorium Photo by Annie Thomas On March 15, the University of Ottawa’s Opera Productions unveiled their production of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. The staging was simple: open concept with three white curtains. On the right side of the stage was the U of O’s Calixa Lavellée …

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