Very different posters for next season vs this season. I like the one for Traviata the best I think [From Vancouver Opera Blog: New Season, New Look] I do still need to try to get my hands on a Madama Butterfly poster.
Fine, opera isn’t for everyone, but before you think opera isn’t for you, you need to go see one. Seriously. In the opera world there are a lot of great “first time operas” to attend. My first was Eugene Onegin (not in the list of first ones to see), Gus’s was Tosca, I’d put Madama [...]
This a a belated post, since Nixon in China closed this weekend, but that’s okay because the two operas I’m most looking forward to are coming up next. I haven’t been to a Mozart opera yet, but I tend to like Mozart, and have been listening to Don Giovanni so I think I’ll enjoy Marriage [...]
It’s not often you can start off a post about opera with a quote from Star Trek. Since the opportunity was there, I just had to take it. Regardless, it’s opening night for Vancouver Opera’s production of Nixon in China, which is the Canadian première of the opera (take that Toronto and COC!). This production [...]