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"My husband and I attended last summer's Highland Opera Studio's production of Le Nozze di Figaro and were, in a word, delighted! We have seen many Figaros in our years of opera-going and DVD-collecting – starring many famous artists.  We have travelled from the COC to the Met, the Chicago Lyric, the San Francisco and to opera houses in Vienna and Barcelona, where the trappings were finer.  But, pound for pound, none was better than this." – Dr. Judy Coldoff

2017 SEASON PERFORMANCES

RICHARD MARGISON

THURSDAY AUGUST 3 @ 7pm

FRIDAY AUGUST 4 @ 7pm

SATURDAY AUGUST 5 @ 7pm

St George's Anglican Church | Haliburton

FROM OPERA TO BROADWAY

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9 @ 8pm

St George's Anglican Church | Haliburton

The participants of the Highlands Opera Studio present some of the best loved works from the world of opera and the musical stage. Hear solos, duets and ensemble selections from famous productions around the world. A different program is presented for each of the concerts so be sure to see them all!

MORE OPERA TO BROADWAY

SATURDAY AUGUST 12 @ 8pm

Minden United Church | Minden

The participants of the Highlands Opera Studio present some of the best loved works from the world of opera and the musical stage. Hear solos, duets and ensemble selections from famous productions around the world. A different program is presented for each of the concerts so be sure to see them both!

CELEBRATIONS! CANADA 150

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16 @ 8pm

St George's Anglican Church | Haliburton

Join HOS 2017 participants for songs and music by and about Canadians!

ALUMNI CONCERT

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23 @ 8pm

St George's Anglican Church | Haliburton

Hear singers from previous years in opera and musical theatre favorites!

ALL CONCERT TICKETS $32.50

Mishaabooz's RealmMISHAABOOZ'S REALM
(LE ROYAUME DE MICHABOUS)

SATURDAY AUGUST 19 @ 8pm

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavillion | Haliburton

In Anishinaabe aadizookaan (traditional storytelling), particularly among the Ojibwe, Nanabozho is a spirit who figures prominently in many stories, including the story of the world's creation. Mishaabooz is another name for Nanabozho, the great trickster spirit who shape shifts into many creatures, most often into a giant Rabbit. It's in this form that the trickster is often sent to the earth by Gitche Manitou to teach the Ojibwe peoples.

Experience this important new work combining opera and First Nations singers and instrumentalists, created for HOS by Cree composer, Andrew Balfour, in its VERY FIRST PUBLIC SEMI-STAGED WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE. Production in collaboration with L'Atelier Lyrique, L'Opéra de Montréal.

Barbara Croall has withdrawn from this new opera project for family health reasons. We are extremely pleased to welcome composer, Andrew Balfour, to the project!

Canada Council for the Arts New Chapter LogoCanada150 LogoPERFORMERS

Adanya Dunn, soprano
Samuel Chan, baritone
Louise-Andrée Baril, pianist
Corey Campbell, Aboriginal vocalist/drummer (TBC)
Andrew Balfour, Singer/Percussion

 

 

Cosi Fan TuttiCOSI FAN TUTTE

SUNDAY AUGUST 27 @ 2pm

TUESDAY AUGUST 29 @ 7:30pm

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30 @ 7:30pm

THURSDAY AUGUST 31 @ 7:30pm

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavillion | Haliburton

Will she?...or won’t she? Mozart’s popular romantic comedy about testing love! Great entertainment for everyone! English Subtitles.

AUG 27 & 30

Fiordiligi | Lauren Margison
Dorabella | Caroline Gélinas
Despina | Elizabeth Polese
Don Alfonso | Nathan Keoughan
Ferrando | Tonatiuh Abrego
Guglielmo | Max Van Wyck

AUG 29 & 31

Fiordiligi | Mikayla Sager
Dorabella | Katie Miller
Despina | Andrea Nuñez
Don Alfonso | Matthew Gamble
Ferrando | Mathieu Abel
Guglielmo | Andrew Erasmus

ALL COSI FAN TUTTE TICKETS $37.50