Mozart’s opera, The Magic Flute, is a fantastical tale that’s as moving as it is witty, and features some of Mozart’s most beautiful pieces. 1. A handsome prince. Act 1 opens with the handsome Prince Tamino being chased by a poisonous snake. He faints just as the snake is about to unleash its deadly bite, but the creature is killed by three ladies, servants of The Queen of the Night.
East Van Opera, is a unique opera company dedicated to local and emerging artists. We will be presenting the world premiere of Beauty’s Beast at the ANNEX on Sept 6th and 7th 2019. This new take on the famous Beauty and the Beast fairytale features music penned and performed by local composer and soprano Allison Cociani with a libretto by Anna Shill, as well as a multi-award-winning cast.
Apr 10, 2017 - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's operatic performances on film. See more ideas about Kiri te kanawa, Operatic, Opera.Aaron holds a Master’s degree in Opera Performance from UBC, with a specialist understanding of opera and art song cultivated under Canadian baritone Peter Barcza, director Nancy Hermiston, and Rena Sharon, one of Canada’s premiere collaborative artists. As part of the UBC Opera Ensemble, Aaron honed his skill with roles across the entire operatic spectrum. As part of both the Ensemble’s.High Notes News, ideas, opinions, performance notes and more from UBC Music faculty and students.
Sir Thomas Allen returns to Scottish Opera to revive his five-star production of Mozart’s most inventive opera. Set in a spectacular world inspired by the Victorian futurism of HG Wells and Jules Verne, this enthralling Magic Flute perfectly balances the opera’s beguiling mix of comedy, fantasy and pantomime with a profound story of the search for wisdom, love and truth.
An alumnus of UBC, Aaron holds a Master’s degree in Opera Performance, working under the tutelage of famed Canadian baritone Peter Barcza and the considerable directorial prowess of Nancy Hermiston. With the UBC Opera Ensemble, Aaron had the privilege of performing all over Vancouver, as well as across the world, from Chengdu to Prague, Shanghai to Campbellford, Ontario.
In 2013, Osborne played Pamina in Vancouver Opera’s The Magic Flute, made her debut at both the Los Angeles Philharmonic debut and Carnegie Hall, and completed the Jeunesses Musicales Canada’s first Maureen Forrester Award Tour through Ontario and Quebec.
University of B.C. music student Juliana Cook, who graduated from Ballenas Secondary School in 2016, is performing at Knox United Church in Parksville on May 5 to help fund her upcoming trip to.
An important aspect of UBC Opera’s performances was the particular production of The Magic Flute being staged. This production (set design, costumes, stage direction) has toured extensively throughout Europe and Japan. Working on such a storied production provides a deep appreciation to student performers of Mozart’s work and its versatility. As educational and exciting as it was to.
The Magic Flute. Buy Tickets. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share This was the groundbreaking broadcast that launched the Met’s heralded Live in HD series, seen by opera lovers in movie theaters around the world. Adults and children alike were enchanted by the whimsical humor and breathtaking puppetry of Julie Taymor’s hit production, presented in a shortened English-language.
Directed by Henry Prokop. With Gran Wilson, Yvonne Kenny, John Fulford, Donald Shanks.
The historic Old Auditorium (left), one of the early buildings on campus (from the 1920's), is currently undergoing restoration. Until recently, this 600-seat facility was used for large-ensemble concerts and opera productions. In the mean time, the Old Auditorium's hall and rooms are used for rehearsals, teaching studios and offices. Official reopening events are scheduled for October 2010.
The Magic Flute tickets are now available! Prince Tamino and the bird-catcher Papageno find themselves drawn together on a journey to rescue Pamina, but who does she need rescuing from? Guided on their quest by three spirits and with the aid of magical instruments, our heroes struggle to overcome the trials set before them and find happiness and true love.
Magic Flute played a formative role in Kasahara’s life as well: “It was the first Opera I ever saw, but it was on film, Igmar Bergman’s1971 Swedish production. It was done in a baroque theatre and it was filmed that way. I was at the UBC’s summer music institute. I was 15. Just watching everything come together and unfold with the music. Seeing the Queen of the Night and seeing that.
At 21, she won the prestigious opera competition—the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions—in New York City. She attributes her success to the training she received at UBC. “The reason that I am an opera singer is because of UBC,” says Simone, who had performed 24 roles by the time she turned 24. “The UBC Opera program gave me.