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Michael Cooper

Donizetti’s comic opera is undermined by an uneven cast and the relocation of the story from Europe to small-town Ontario more

Oct 18, 2017 6:00 AM Opera

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Michael Cooper

Canadian Opera Company's long overdue first production of Strauss's opera has a weird story, but its heart is in the right place more

Oct 12, 2017 10:55 AM Opera

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Cheol Joon Baek

They’re web-savvy, cost-conscious, will travel the world to see shows... and they’re young more

Oct 10, 2017 5:20 PM Opera

Walk-about opera set in and around Todmorden Mills in the Don Valley is full of clever wordplay and intimate performances more

Sep 6, 2017 7:20 PM Opera

New opera about a Ukrainian woman kidnapped and forced into prostitution feels sensationalistic at times, but still hits some strong notes more

May 24, 2017 10:20 PM Opera

English version of Puccini’s classic will entertain long-time opera fans and newcomers more

May 21, 2017 8:35 PM Opera

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Michael Cooper

Adrianne Pieczonka and conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson soar in Puccini melodrama more

May 5, 2017 3:47 PM Opera

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Sophie I'Anson

Peter Hinton's direction gives the Harry Somers opera a cohesiveness, sense of purpose and a sensitivity to First Nations people omitted from the original production more

Apr 25, 2017 10:00 AM Opera 1 Comments

The Man Who Married Himself

Orchid Fung

>>> Indian dance and song give excitement to the tale of a love triangle more

Mar 13, 2017 2:13 PM Opera

Gotterdammerung

Michael Cooper

The fourth part of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle sets ruthless power against passionate love more

Feb 7, 2017 12:30 PM Opera

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Michael Cooper

The mostly Canadian cast delivers some sweet notes, but this production features odd inconsistencies more

Jan 25, 2017 4:42 PM Opera

Dido And Aeneas

Bruce Zinger

There’s fine singing but occasionally overdone staging in Opera Atelier’s latest more

Oct 24, 2016 7:54 PM Opera

Ariodante

Michael Cooper

Handel’s gorgeous melodies and a sharp directorial vision combine for great theatre more

Oct 19, 2016 2:44 PM Opera

Sondra Radvanovsky soars in Canadian Opera Company's must-see season opener more

Oct 12, 2016 3:21 PM Opera

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Tanja-Tiziana

From ticket prices and foreign languages to body image, soprano Ambur Braid addresses all the fears people have about the ancient art form more

Oct 5, 2016 8:00 PM Opera