Opera Atelier - Toronto
24 April 2019

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Pygmalion

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 4

Opera Atelier makes an admirable debut with French Baroque double bill
17 Nov 18 / Classical Review
Another bounding success from Opera Atelier
31 Oct 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
L'insostenibile persistenza
29 Oct 18 / L'Ape musicale
Actéon and Pygmalion is a golden pairing by Opera Atelier
27 Oct 18 / The Toronto Star
Actéon

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 4

Opera Atelier makes an admirable debut with French Baroque double bill
17 Nov 18 / Classical Review
Another bounding success from Opera Atelier
31 Oct 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
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29 Oct 18 / L'Ape musicale
Actéon and Pygmalion is a golden pairing by Opera Atelier
27 Oct 18 / The Toronto Star
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 5

A magnificent achievement
25 Apr 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
L'idioma di Monteverdi
22 Apr 18 / L'Ape musicale
The Return of Ulysses pulls you in with its charming characters
21 Apr 18 / The Toronto Star
Opera Atelier's strengths reinforced with Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
21 Apr 18 / Bachtrack
Return of Ulysses balances humanity with Opera Atelier’s notorious style
21 Apr 18 / The Globe and Mail
Le nozze di Figaro

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 2

Opera Atelier’s The Marriage of Figaro lifts Mozart’s romp to fine art
28 Oct 17 / The Toronto Star
Opera Atelier’s The Marriage of Figaro a pleasant surprise
28 Oct 17 / The Globe and Mail
Médée

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 2

Opera Atelier’s take on classic opera is close to perfection
25 Apr 17 / The Globe and Mail
Opera Atelier’s take on Medea is an enlightening spectacle
24 Apr 17 / The Toronto Star
Dido and Aeneas

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 5

Ritorno alle origini
2 Nov 16 / L'Ape musicale
Chemistry elevates Opera Atelier’s production of Dido and Aeneas
2 Nov 16 / The Toronto Star
Wallis Giunta’s star shines brightly in Opera Atelier’s Dido and Aeneas
2 Nov 16 / The Globe and Mail
Dido and Aeneas a scintillating start to the Opera Atelier season
2 Nov 16 / Musical Toronto
Awash in a sea of prettiness
28 Oct 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
Lucio Silla

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 6

Another fine-tuned success
18 Apr 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
Opera Atelier’s Lucio Silla is old-fashioned opera seria, short on emotional evolution
12 Apr 16 / National Post
Smart vocal casting and creative staging helps elevate Opera Atelier production of early Mozart opera
12 Apr 16 / The Toronto Star
Opera Atelier on form
11 Apr 16 / Opera Ramblings
Opera Atelier teases excellence out of Mozart’s youthful Lucio Silla
11 Apr 16 / Musical Toronto
Opera Atelier’s Lucio Silla is a production in perfect balance
9 Apr 16 / The Globe and Mail
Opera Atelier's portraits are destroyed every night on stage
Artist Gerard Gauci's portraits part of set at production of Lucio Silla.
Armide

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 5

Lully persiano
29 Oct 15 / L'Ape musicale
Opera Atelier at 30
26 Oct 15 / Opera Ramblings
Opera Atelier’s lovingly restored baroque opera at its best
24 Oct 15 / The Globe and Mail
Love and hate battle it out
24 Oct 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
An Armide fit for Toronto and Versailles
24 Oct 15 / The Toronto Star
Orfeo ed Euridice

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 3

Opera Atelier’s staging of Gluck’s classic, orchestrated by Berlioz, is sometimes off key
15 Apr 15 / Now Toronto
Opera Atelier’s powerful, beautiful Orpheus
11 Apr 15 / The Globe and Mail
Going to hell and back in Opera Atelier's Orpheus and Eurydice
10 Apr 15 / The Toronto Star
Alcina

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 1

Full fantasy brought forth
31 Oct 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
Persée

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 3

A dazzling revival
9 May 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
The wilder it gets, the better it plays
29 Apr 14 / The Toronto Star
This classic is a revelation for Opera Atelier
29 Apr 14 / The Globe and Mail
Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 5

Riotous Mozart
29 Oct 13 / ConcertoNet (English)
Opera Atelier's Abduction from the Seraglio a non-stop comic romp
29 Oct 13 / La Scena Musicale (English)
Opera Atelier's 'Abduction from the Seraglio' is pure fun and lightness
29 Oct 13 / The Examiner
In Abduction from the Seraglio, comedy overshadows character
28 Oct 13 / The Globe and Mail
A witty, extroverted piece of staging that lets you know right away that Fun is No. 1
28 Oct 13 / The Toronto Star
Die Zauberflöte

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 2

A welcome return
9 Apr 13 / ConcertoNet (English)
The Magic Flute gets a breath of modern life from Opera Atelier’s ancient production
8 Apr 13 / The Globe and Mail
Der Freischütz

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 5

The shock of the old
1 Nov 12 / ConcertoNet (English)
Another gamble pays off for Opera Atelier
31 Oct 12 / The Globe and Mail
Opera Atelier makes a successful move into German Romantic opera
30 Oct 12 / Now Toronto
Opera Atelier’s Der Freischütz is a step in the right direction
30 Oct 12 / National Post
Opera Atelier’s Marksman hits unlikely bull’s-eye
29 Oct 12 / The Toronto Star
Armide

Opera Atelier


No. of reviews: 5

A dazzling show
23 Apr 12 / ConcertoNet (English)
Opera Atelier remounts a triumphant Armide
19 Apr 12 / The Globe and Mail
Armide conquers
19 Apr 12 / Toronto Sun
Peggy Kriha Dye is a thrilling centre for memorable production
17 Apr 12 / James Strecker
Talented production, cast, creates superb Armide at Toronto’s Opera Atelier
16 Apr 12 / The Toronto Star
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News & Articles

Opera Atelier announces 2019-20 Season
Opera Atelier has announced its 2019-20 season, which is entitled “A Season of Saints / A Season of Sinners.”
1 Feb 2019 / OperaWire
Opera Atelier announces 2018-2019 season
Opera Atelier's founding co-artistic directors Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg today announced the company's 2018-2019 season.
26 Jan 2018 / Broadway World
Opera Atelier announces 2017-18 season
Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro', Monteverdi's 'The Return of Ulysses' and more!
26 Jan 2017 / Broadway World
Opera Atelier's portraits are destroyed every night on stage
Artist Gerard Gauci's portraits part of set at production of Lucio Silla.
11 Apr 2016 / The Toronto Star
Opera Atelier announces schedule for 2016-2017 season
Toronto's Opera Atelier's 2016-2017 season will feature Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Charpentier's Medea.
28 Jan 2016 / Broadway World