an Italian opera by Giacomo Puccini
7:30 pm on October 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2014
Marpole United Church
(1296 W. 67th Ave, Vancouver)
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Opera Mariposa presents Puccini’s compelling tale of loss and redemption, reimagined by director Sergio Augusto Flores and starring acclaimed and award-winning artists from across North America. Set in a ravaged Europe during World War II, this groundbreaking production features a powerful new interpretation along with the timeless, transcendent music of what Puccini considered to be his finest opera.
Suor Angelica will be conducted by Campbell McLeod, and will feature two dream casts including award-winners from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Canadian Music Competition and more! The opera will be presented alongside a concert of Italian opera highlights, so don’t miss the riveting new production from the breakout company whose whose shows have been hailed as “a masterpiece” (Review Vancouver), “an extraordinary feat” (North Shore News) and “a stroke of genius” (The Voice)!
Fully staged in Italian with English subtitles
Approximate run time 2 hours
HANSEL AND GRETEL
a fairy tale opera by Engelbert Humperdinck
Touring the Lower Mainland this Christmas
Opera Mariposa is proud to present our very first touring production! This December, don’t miss Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, a delicious fairy tale opera that’s just in time for the holidays. Conducted by Ian Dives and featuring some of the most talented emerging performers from across North America, you won’t want to miss the gorgeous music and hilarious stage antics of this magical new production. Fun for the whole family!
Performed in English
Approximate run time 80 min. plus intermission
More information coming soon!