Archive of posts tagged "opera"

Salome and Blogger Night at the Opera

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s opening night of Salome at the Vancouver Opera and I’ll be covering the evening on my site and Twitter along with Raul, Tanya, Tris, and Kimli. This is the final performance of the season and I’ve been lucky enough to attend every production by the Vancouver Opera this year. Mlada Khudoley (Salome), John Mac […]

Rigoletto and Blogger Night at the Opera

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Update: There is a two-for-one deal on tickets to Rigoletto March 17th. Call (604) 683-0222 and mention promo code 1670 The curtain rises in only a few hours and I’ll be heading to the Queen Elizabeth theatre shortly to begin tonight’s coverage of Blogger Night at the Opera for Rigoletto. In the meantime, check out […]

Vancouver Opera: Blogger Night at Rigoletto

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The season started with Eugine Onegin and since my review, and the first-ever Blogger Night when we experienced Carmen, the momentum in the opera realm has been growing. The Vancouver Opera has embraced several forms of new media, from producing a manga site to managing their own blog, and it will be great to once […]

Carmen and Blogger Night at the Opera

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This evening I will be joined by other wonderful bloggers to experience Carmen as guests of the Vancouver Opera. We’ll be setup in the lobby to take photos, jot down thoughts, notes, and any interesting tidbits we have to share. Between acts, we’ll have updates and early reviews as well. If you are attending the […]

Vancouver Opera: Blogger Night at Carmen

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last November I was a guest of the Vancouver Opera for their season-opening performance of Eugine Onegin. I hadn’t been to the opera in over ten years and the experience was lovely. Since that time, the Vancouver Opera and I have been brewing up something very special (thanks to a suggestion from Tris) and our […]

Vancouver Opera: Eugene Onegin

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I’ve always enjoyed live shows, albeit of the rock and roll variety, however this year I’m expanding my arts and culture by attending more live theatre and as of last night, the opera. To kick off its 49th season, the Vancouver Opera opened with Eugene Onegin last night. It’s a Russian tale, set in the […]