The cast has arrived and rehearsals are underway for Carmen, which opens in less than a month! Follow the behind-the-scenes action on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages using #eoCarmen. We've also posted time-lapse videos of the scenery build for the red slat fence and scaffolding — months of work, captured in mere minutes!
Have your eggs with a side of arias — enjoy a mid-day opera performance at the Royal Glenora Club! There are still a limited number of tickets available for the Opera Brunch on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m., featuring a delicious menu, performances by the cast of Carmen in an intimate setting, plus the river valley looks gorgeous in any season!
"The intense passion and doomed love of Don José and Carmen touches us because somehow we all understand the attraction to, and ultimate impossibility of, a certain kind of love."
Read director Maria Lamont's notes about creating Carmen, set on the verge of the Spanish Civil War.
Opera 101 for Carmen is now sold out! If you weren't able to reserve a seat, RSVP your attendance early to Opera 101: Mary Stuart so as not to miss the informative, engaging panel discussion around the context of Donizetti's opera where Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, face off in an explosive rivalry.