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From the 19th Century...

UofT Opera’s season concludes with costumed and staged scenes from the 19th century operatic repertoire. Although opera had its beginnings in the late 16th century and continues with vitality to our present day, it is the 19th century which many consider to be the apogee of romantic vocal writing. From Donizetti to Delibes, Verdi to Wagner, join us for this exciting, one-time performance as we highlight opera’s golden age.

Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park 

The Magic Flute by Mozart

Presented by: Toronto City Opera
March 23 - 7:30pm; March 25 - 2pm
Mozart’s The Magic Flute is colourful, enchanting, magical and witty. It shares the same theme as Fidelio in love, justice and eventual triumph of good against evil. Presented in English.
In the Al Green Theatre in the MNjcc.

Tickets:
$40 + $2.39 service fee (adult); 
$35 + $2.22 service fee (students and seniors)
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Fidelio by Beethoven

Presented by: Toronto City Opera
March 16 - 7:30pm; March 18 - 2pm
Fidelio will be presented in German with projected titles in English.
Fidelio is Beethoven’s only opera, revised three times, rearranged the last scene ten times, each successive change enhanced the richness of the opera. Fidelio is a story of love, human struggle and justice. Its music truly reflects Beethoven’s composition style and sober personality. In the Al Green Theatre in the MNjcc.
Tickets:
$40 + $2.39 service fee (adult); 

UofT 12TET with Ineke van Doorn and Marc van Vugt

TERRY PROMANE director
INEKE VAN DOORN vocals and MARC VAN VUGT guitar

With fairy-like sounds, funky arrangements, modern music full of harrowing and twisting harmonies and sadly comforting songs, singer Ineke van Doorn and guitarist Marc van Vugt explore the boundaries between improvisation and composition, in original songs with regular lyrics and in pure improvisations, by giving their characteristic interpretation of standards or by amalgamation of different musical expressions.

Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park

The Artist's Life Through Song: Paint Me a Song

Paint Me a Song with Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano, Christopher Enns, tenor and Steven Philcox, piano

An evening of song including Ben Moore’s Dear Theo, inspired by the letter correspondence between Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo, Four Short Songs by John Beckwith, and the premiere of this year's Canadian Art Song Project commission Miss Carr in Seven Scenes by Jeffrey Ryan, based on the journal writings of Emily Carr.

Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park

Music and Poetry

[Part of the Thursdays at Noon Series]

Soprano Monica Whicher, pianist Steven Philcox and speaker Eric Domville perform Schumann’s Liederkreis, Op. 24.

Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park
Free

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