A sneak peek at Georges Bizet's Carmen

Called "one of the most bewitching Carmens I've ever seen" (New Orleans), Géraldine Chauvet as Carmen competes with Lida Szkwarek (Micaela) for the attention of Jeffrey Gwaltney as Don José, a young American tenor with thrilling vocal potential. Fate cannot be averted when Gregory Dahl as Escamillo (previously in EO's 2010 Otello) gets involved, however ... 

Single tickets now on sale

We've got nine reasons to go to the opera in 2015/16, so purchase your tickets early — whether it's single tickets to The Merry Widow, Carmen or Maria Stuarda, or a season subscription to all three, a night supporting the Edmonton arts community is always a great thing to put on the calendar! 

Carmen concept blog

Meet Carmen — Edmonton Opera staff will be spending a lot of time with her in the coming months, as the formal design presentation happened earlier this month and the new production build will be underway shortly! 

We've blogged about the concept — set within the tumultuous years leading up to the Spanish Civil War — here

Support community outreach & #licensetotrill

Just over a week before #licensetotrill Battles for the Limelight in Northern Light Theatre's citywide scavenger hunt, on Aug. 29! Through this initiative, two EO chorus sopranos, one mezzo-soprano and EO's volunteer photographer are raising funds to support chorus outreach — performances and workshops in the community — throughout the season.