Tag Archives: Lully

Perfecting Persée

This morning I wondered, hm will I have anything to say?  This is Opera Atelier’s third Persée this millennium.  And now I have so much to say that I’ll probably have to split it into at least two separate posts.  … Continue reading

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On the weekend I sampled some French culture, visiting the francophone town of Lafontaine Ontario for their Festival du Loup¸ followed by a visit to the nearby town of Midland and the Shrine to 17th Century Jesuit Martyrs. Today I … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Mireille Asselin

A singer deemed “Superb” by the Los Angeles Times, praised by Opera Canada for her “vivacious stage presence” and “soprano that charms and brightens a room”, the grateful recipient of Opera Hamilton’s Sheila Zack Scholarship for Emerging Artists, Mireille Asselin … Continue reading

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Armide returns to Toronto

Opera Atelier’s production of Lully’s Armide is coming back to Toronto, the first stop in an international tour.  After a week in Toronto, May takes them to Royal Opéra, Versailles, followed by a summertime sojourn at Glimmerglass Festival in New … Continue reading

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Opera Atelier & Glimmerglass to collaborate

Opera Atelier‘s announcement of their 2011-2012 season included some interesting news: two operas to be produced in Toronto a new partnership with The Glimmerglass Festival Who are these people and why would they want to work together? Opera Atelier: call … Continue reading

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