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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Opera & Arias at Bard on the Beach

Carmen at Opera & Arias
There are only 2 more performances remaining of this year's Opera & Arias at Bard on the Beach!

This year's theme is Nuit d'amour: French Opera Highlights. You'll enjoy scenes from the world's best-loved French operas, including:

  • Carmen (Bizet) - including Habanera and Toreador!
  • The Pearl Fishers (Bizet) - including Au fond du temple saint!
  • Tales of Hoffman (Offenbach)
  • Lakmé (Delibes) - including the Flower Duet!
  • Faust (Gounod)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Gounod)
  • Hamlet (Thomas)

Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour
from Tales of Hoffman
This costumed concert is your chance to hear the world's most beloved arias in a beautiful setting. It's the perfect introduction for new opera goers, and an opportunity to hear highlights live for more seasoned opera fans.

Click here for tickets and information. Only 2 performances remain, both on Monday, September 3: 1:00pm and 7:00pm.

The Doll Song
from Tales of Hoffman

The performance features the talent of the UBC Opera Ensemble, directed by Nancy Hermiston, with members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, conducted by VO's Associate Conductor/Chorus Director Leslie Dala.

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