opera

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 …

U of O Opera Company performs Dido and Aeneas  Photos by Annie Thomas With bright costumes, simple staging, and powerful voices, the ancient world comes to life on the Alumni Auditorium stage. The University of Ottawa Opera Company performs Dido and Aeneas in the Jock Turcot University Centre on March 15–16. Written by Henry Purcell in the …

U of O Opera Company performs a comic modern melodrama Nov. 23–24 Photo by Annie Thomas “We haven’t exactly figured out how drunk I’m going to sound yet,” says Phillippe Etienne Blais. He plays free-spirited vagabond Bob in the University of Ottawa Opera Company’s production of The Old Maid and the Thief on Nov. 23 …

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.

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