Opera al fresco

Opera al Fresco at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Opera al fresco

Sold out every year!

Celebrate one of the longest days of the year at Opera al Fresco, this summer's most elegant garden party. With hors d’oeuvres, wine, and charming performances on four stages, Opera al Fresco is a feast for the senses!

Held at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden (formerly Devonian Botanic Garden), this annual event by Edmonton Opera is the perfect summer date night or family outing. Whether you are a seasoned opera lover or new to the art form, Opera al Fresco allows you to experience breathtaking music with nature as the stage. 

Tickets to Opera al Fresco sell out every year, so get yours today!

Friday, June 23 at 7 pm • UofA Botanic Garden (Formerly Devonian Botanic Garden) • Gates open at 6 pm • Adult $59, child $20

2017/18 season

Act now for the best seats!

We are thrilled to announce our 2017/18 season featuring three new productions: Les Feluettes (Lilies), HMS Pinafore, and Don Giovanni!

The season begins with Les Feluettes, a contemporary Canadian opera based on the play Lilies by Québécois playwright Michel Marc Bouchard. At its Montreal premiere last spring, Kevin March's lush score was hailed as "a pure masterpiece" (Boucle), reminiscent of 19th century French romantic composersThis will be followed by two stylish new productions — Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore and Mozart's Don Giovanni — like you've never seen before!

When you purchase season tickets (starting from just $99), you save up to 30% compared to single ticket prices. You also get the best seats, flexible exchanges, and special offers!

Opera Brunch

Brunch, arias, and gorgeous views of Edmonton's River Valley

Treat yourself to an exquisite brunch three times in the coming year with Opera Brunch season tickets — enjoy a delicious spread prepared at the exclusive Royal Glenora Club, followed by performances from the artists of Les Feluettes (Lilies), HMS Pinafore and Don Giovanni

Season tickets are $240 for all three brunches and can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 780.429.1000. 

Artists for Life 2017

Party it up for a great cause!

Artists for Life is an annual fundraiser hosted by JTMF West, with this year's proceeds going towards Little Warriors, an organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of child sexual abuse. 

Local and internationally acclaimed artists will be performing at this event, followed by a catered reception and a grand prize draw...not to mention a dance party to cap off the evening!