More out of town stuff in June

There are a couple of Essential Opera shows scheduled for the KW area in June.  On June 7th at 2pm they are presenting a double bill of Haydn’s L’isola disabitata and Donizetti’s Il campanello at the New Hamburg Festival of the Arts.  Singers include Maureen Batt, Erin Bardua,Stefan Fehr and Giovanni Spanu.  Tickets are $20 (free for students) and available here.

essoperaOn June 15th at 7.30pm they are presenting a bill of three contemporary operas at the Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound in Kitchener.  The three works are:3new

  • Etiquette – Composed by Monica Pearce; Libretto by John Terauds
  • Regina – Composed by Elisha Denburg; Libretto by Maya Rabinovitch
  • Heather (CINDY + MINDY = BFs 4EVER) – Composed by Christopher Thornborrow; Libretto by Julie Tepperman

The casts include Erin Bardua, Maureen Batt, Julia Morgan, Keith O’Brien and Jesse Clark.  They will be accopanied by a small chamber ensemble.  More details and tickets. For the truly dedicated, Bicycle Opera also have a show on earlier that day in the same theatre. Watch this space for more news of Bicycle Opera.


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