Review: Edmonton Opera’s Tosca

A visually splendid, vocally powerful, and absorbing production of a favourite opera End of Act 1 (photo: Nanc Price) Puccini: Tosca Conductor: Simon RivardDirector: Alison MoritzLighting Designer: Jason HandChorus Master: Shannon HiebertStage Designer*: Ercole...

Of sunshine and rugged Romanticism

The 2022 Tanya Prochazka Memorial Concert photo: Petticoats and Pistols Tanya Prochazka Memorial Concert  Kathleen de Caen (Cello)Janet Scott Hoyt (Piano) Claude Debussy: Sonate (1915) Robert Rival (b. 1975): Sunshine Variations (Premiere...

Puccini’s Suor Angelica at the Fringe

Pop Goes the Opera produce as unpretentious and sincere a production of Puccini’s opera as one could wish for, in the ideal setting of Holy Trinity Anglican Church Molly Danko (L) and Carrie-Ann Hubbard (R) play Suor Angelica on alternate nights at Holy Trinity...

Candlelight Halloween

“The musicians appeared to dance as they give their hearts to the music.” Image from Fever Review and photos by Abigail Troppmann A pirate, a vampire, and a skeleton walk into a candlelit log cabin… there is a joke in there somewhere. This was my first...

Candlelight: Best of Anime Soundtracks

Review by Cassandra Wong When Syd invited me to attend Candlelight: Best of Anime Soundtracks on October 12, I was rather apprehensive—a performance of Asian media and culture was to be held despite the recent cases of Asian hate crimes due to the pandemic, and to top...
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