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May 2019

Dinner at De Luca’s

Thursday, May 16 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$135

Don't miss this fun-filled evening! Experience a unique evening of opera and Italian cuisine. Sure to excite foodies and opera lovers alike. Enjoy a selection of opera performed live throughout the evening. Includes appetizers and a four-course dinner, as well as cooking demonstrations, and the recipes to try at home. A chance to come together with friends or meet new people who share a passion for the art of food and opera Table wine is provided and a cash bar…

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November 2018

Don Giovanni

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Mozart at the Top of His Game | Mistaken identities, parties, and ghostly powers combine with breathtaking music in one of the greatest works of opera.

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April 2019

The Barber of Seville

Saturday, April 6 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Rossini’s Show-Stopping Music Sparkles with Wit and Charm

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November 2018

Don Giovanni

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Mozart at the Top of His Game | Mistaken identities, parties, and ghostly powers combine with breathtaking music in one of the greatest works of opera.

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Don Giovanni

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Mozart at the Top of His Game | Mistaken identities, parties, and ghostly powers combine with breathtaking music in one of the greatest works of opera.

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April 2019

The Barber of Seville

Tuesday, April 9 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Rossini’s Show-Stopping Music Sparkles with Wit and Charm

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The Barber of Seville

Friday, April 12 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Rossini’s Show-Stopping Music Sparkles with Wit and Charm

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November 2018

Don Giovanni Opening Night Dinner

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Champagne reception followed by a three-course dinner, catered by Bergmann’s on Lombard. TICKETS $150 per person (Does not include a ticket to the performance) Includes complimentary parking and coat check. For Tickets or More information contact Liz Miller, 204-942-0489 emiller@mbopera.ca Click Here To Buy Tickets  

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Don Giovanni Closing Night Dinner

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Enjoy a Spanish-themed dinner, served buffet style and prepared by Bergmann’s on Lombard. Pre-show chat with Sarah Jo Kirsch included. COST $65 per person, including taxes and gratuity For Tickets or More information contact Liz Miller, 204-942-0489 emiller@mbopera.ca Click Here To Buy Tickets  

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October 2018

FILM SCREENING: In Search of Mozart

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
Free

The composer’s life is traced through his music and letters. Over 80 works are featured chronologically, revealing striking parallels between the music and Mozart’s own experiences. Many common myths about the composer are dispelled.   EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE   To Register 204-942-7470  |  smiller@mbopera.ca

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November 2018

LECTURE: The Sexual Politics of Don Giovanni

Sunday, Nov 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0L5 Canada
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Free

Who are the characters in this classic opera, and how do they speak to us today? Can we even find a place for such a work in the 21st century, or must we put it in some new context? In short, is it actually possible that Mozart and his brilliant librettist Da Ponte created characters that can reach us – and even teach us – today? Metropolitan Opera writer, producer, and on-air commentator, William Berger, will go beyond the beauty…

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PRESENTATION: Behind the Curtain

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada
Free

Glimpses of backstage life and drama from San Francisco to the Met and beyond. Met Opera commentator and quiz master, Will Berger shares stories from his many years working in and enjoying opera all over the world.   EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE   To Register 204-942-7470  |  smiller@mbopera.ca

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LECTURE: Understanding the Music of Don Giovanni

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N2 Canada
Free

Dr. James Maiello, Associate Professor of Musicology, Desautels Faculty of Music, U of M, delves into what many consider to be the greatest opera ever composed. He will explore the genius of Mozart’s music in a work that combines stark human tragedy and touching comedy.   EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE   To Register 204-942-7470  |  smiller@mbopera.ca

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OPERA PRIMER

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Université de Saint-Boniface, 200 Avenue de la Cathedrale
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0H7 Canada
Free

Music expert Don Anderson will give an hour-long presentation focusing on the composer and synopsis, with DVD excerpts. EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE   To Register 204-942-7470  |  smiller@mbopera.ca

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SIT IN ON THE SITZ & Conversation with the Director

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada

(This event is only available to Donors at the Sustainer Level ($100) or higher) Join General Director & CEO Larry Desrochers in conversation with Don Giovanni director, Oriol Tomas. Following the chat, sit in on the Sitzprobe (the first working rehearsal for the singers and orchestra together.) This is a unique opportunity to see Maestro Paterson work with the orchestra and singers. Light refreshments will be served. REGISTRATION DUE BY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15   To Register 204-942-0489  |  emiller@mbopera.ca

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March 2019

LECTURE: Understanding the Music of The Barber of Seville

Saturday, March 23 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Millennium Library, 251 Donald St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3P5
Free

Dr. Colette Simonot-Maiello, Assistant Professor of Musicology, Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba, explores composer Gioachino Rossini’s brilliance in the remarkable music of one of the world’s favourite operas, including how the expanding role of the orchestra captures the individuality of each unforgettable character in The Barber of Seville. EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE   To Register Click Here To Register 204-942-7470  |  smiller@mbopera.ca

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LECTURE: Gaudí and Art Nouveau

Tuesday, March 26 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Millennium Library, 251 Donald St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3P5
Free

Jeffrey Thorsteinson, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation historian and instructor at the University of Manitoba, explores Art Nouveau in the works of the most famous Spanish architect, Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí's work informs the set design of Manitoba Opera’s upcoming production of The Barber of Seville. EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE   To Register Click Here To Register 204-942-7470  |  smiller@mbopera.ca

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OPERA PRIMER: The Barber of Seville

Sunday, March 31 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Université de Saint-Boniface, 200 Avenue de la Cathedrale
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0H7 Canada
Free

Music expert Don Anderson will give an hour-long presentation focusing on the composer and synopsis, with DVD excerpts. EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE   To Register Click Here To Register 204-942-7470  |  smiller@mbopera.ca

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April 2019

The Barber of Seville Closing Night Dinner

Friday, April 12 at 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
$65

Enjoy a buffet dinner, served and prepared by Bergmann’s on Lombard. Pre-show chat with Sarah Jo Kirsch included. COST $65 per person, including taxes and gratuity For Tickets or More information contact Liz Miller, 204-942-0489 emiller@mbopera.ca Click Here To Buy Tickets  

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March 2019

Fiesta Night

Thursday, March 21 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kitchen Sync, 370 Donald St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2J3 Canada
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$52.50

Get ready for The Barber of Seville with a taste of Spain! Enjoy a casual evening featuring Spanish cuisine and entertainment in a 110-year-old heritage building. • Menu: Tapas and Seafood Paella • Paella Cooking Demonstration • Unwind to the Music of Flamenco Guitarist Philippe Meunier Just 50 Seats Available; Get Your Tickets Today! Cost: $52.50 per person (includes GST) Cash Bar Presented in cooperation with the Spanish Club of Winnipeg For tickets: Click Here To Buy Tickets Phone: (204)944-8824

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