Manitoba Opera - Winnipeg
19 August 2017

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Werther

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 3

John Tessier in the title role may quite rightfully may be considered a Canadian treasure
6 Jun 17 / Opera Today
Some creaky Romanticism, but Manitoba Opera's Werther stands the test of time
5 May 17 / CBC News
Slow-burn approach to plot-thin opera Werther showcases soaring voices
2 May 17 / Winnipeg Free Press
Falstaff

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Manitoba Opera chose to open its 44th season by going for the belly laughs — literally
2 Dec 16 / Opera Today
A comedy balancing act
25 Nov 16 / Winnipeg Free Press
Of Mice and Men

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Steinbeck’s timeless tale about shattered dreams still resonates nearly 80 years since first penned
12 May 16 / Opera Today
Le nozze di Figaro

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 2

A terrific night of madcap opera buffa
1 Dec 15 / Opera Today
Frothy Figaro a dazzling delight
24 Nov 15 / Winnipeg Free Press
Turandot

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 2

A gripping performance by Mlada Khudoley
9 May 15 / Opera Today
Powerhouse vocals in revival of Puccini tale
23 Apr 15 / Winnipeg Free Press
Fidelio

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 2

An extraordinary production that resonated as loudly as tolling bells of freedom
5 Jan 15 / Opera Today
Brilliantly performed Fidelio evokes tears, shouts of 'bravo'
27 Nov 14 / Winnipeg Free Press
Aida

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 1

An awe-inspiring accomplishment
15 Apr 13 / Winnipeg Free Press
Rigoletto

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Verdi's dark tale comes alive
27 Nov 12 / Winnipeg Free Press
La fille du régiment

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Feel-good opera a crowd-pleaser
25 Apr 12 / Winnipeg Free Press
Dido and Aeneas

Manitoba Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Sublime, passionate performances bring opera to life
13 Feb 12 / Winnipeg Free Press
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Performance schedule
Puccini
18 to 24 Nov 2017
Verdi
14 to 20 Apr 2018

News & Articles

Manitoba Opera ends season on a financial high note
Manitoba Opera is singing a happy song after posting a $5,549 surplus on a $2-million budget last season.
16 Jul 2015 / Winnipeg Free Press
Of Mice and Mozart
Manitobs Opera season strives to balance traditional fare with bold new work.
5 Apr 2015 / Winnipeg Free Press
Longtime artistic director of Manitoba Opera dies in Vancouver
Irving Guttman, a longtime artistic director of Manitoba Opera, died in Vancouver this week at the age of 86 after a lengthy illness.
13 Dec 2014 / Winnipeg Free Press
Manitoba Opera in the black despite financial stress
Manitoba Opera has managed to post a surplus for the 2011-12 season, despite shortfalls in ticket sales and fundraising that caused financial stress for the company.
23 Aug 2012 / Winnipeg Free Press
Manitoba Opera chooses two Verdi works for 2012-13
Winnipeg soprano Tracy Dahl will star as Gilda in Rigoletto next fall, marking the first time she has sung the role of the court jester's daughter with Manitoba Opera.
18 Apr 2012 / Winnipeg Free Press