Opera Lyra Ottawa (Defunct) - Ottawa
23 August 2017

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Il barbiere di Siviglia

Opera Lyra Ottawa


No. of reviews: 2

Opera Lyra’s Barber of Seville is full of fun
1 Oct 15 / Apt613
Joshua Hopkins delivers a Figaro for the books despite personal tragedy
28 Sep 15 / Ottawa Citizen
Le nozze di Figaro

Opera Lyra Ottawa


No. of reviews: 4

Opera Lyra wraps up their 30th season with The Marriage of Figaro, an hilarious opera full of love, lust and betrayal
25 Mar 15 / On Stage Ottawa
Don’t Miss this Wedding: Opera Lyra’s the Marriage of Figaro
25 Mar 15 / Ottawa Life
Figaro holds you rapt from start to finish
25 Mar 15 / Apt613
Great War-era setting captures class dynamics of Marriage of Figaro
24 Mar 15 / Ottawa Citizen
Tosca

Opera Lyra Ottawa


No. of reviews: 2

The curse of Tosca goes into overdrive
11 Sep 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
Opera Lyra production overcomes the curse of Tosca
9 Sep 14 / Ottawa Citizen
Opera Lyra singer fired for remarks during Pride festival
Valerian Ruminski, who was to perform in Tosca, says he realizes that he made a serious mistake when he posted the mocking comments on Facebook just as the annual Capital Pride festivities were under way.
Madama Butterfly

Opera Lyra Ottawa


No. of reviews: 1

Opera Lyra’s Butterfly has an uneven flight
21 Apr 14 / Ottawa Citizen
Carmen

Opera Lyra Ottawa


No. of reviews: 1

Alesandra Volpe’s Carmen was dramatically apt aside from her modest French diction
9 Sep 13 / Ottawa Citizen
La Traviata

Opera Lyra Ottawa


No. of reviews: 1

A decent performance of a grand production
22 Mar 13 / Ottawa Citizen
La bohème

Opera Lyra Ottawa


No. of reviews: 1

Opera Lyra rises again with a well-crafted Bohème
10 Sep 12 / Ottawa Citizen
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Opera company's collapse leaves more than $1M debt
Opera Lyra declared bankruptcy in October owing the National Arts Centre almost $1 million, the Citizen has learned.
25 Nov 2015 / Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa needs an opera scene
Great cities have great opera. And until this week that was the case in Ottawa until Opera Lyra, the city’s largest professional arts company outside the National Arts Centre, filed for bankruptcy.
21 Nov 2015 / Ottawa Citizen
Cash crisis causes Opera Lyra to cease operations
After three decades of music, Ottawa’s Opera Lyra has ceased operations.
15 Oct 2015 / Ottawa Citizen
Timothy Vernon named as new artistic director of Opera Lyra
After an extensive search, Opera Lyra has named Timothy Vernon as artistic director.
30 Jun 2015 / Ottawa Citizen
Opera Lyra singer fired for remarks during Pride festival
Valerian Ruminski, who was to perform in Tosca, says he realizes that he made a serious mistake when he posted the mocking comments on Facebook just as the annual Capital Pride festivities were under way.
27 Aug 2014 / Ottawa Citizen