"This soiree of opera was excellent. A great introduction to traditional and contemporary chinse music. The production was of great quality and the ambiance was that of a cabaret. The host was"... (read full reviews)
"For someone who rarely has the opportunity to go to any opera, Rinaldo was an opera that I thoroughly enjoyed. From the costumes to the performers (and even the orchestra) - they were all amazing!"... (read full reviews)
"I would recommend anyone that had a chance to go and see the Beijing Opera along with the local Symphony Orchestra as it makes an already magical event even better! It is something that you can not"... (read full reviews)
"everything (except perhaps the commercial at the beginning ) was beyond reproach. All the main characters sang and performed perfectly. We were quite close which meant we could easily see the subtle"... (read full reviews)
"Opera Lyra puts on productions of a quality amongst the best in North America. Pagliacci was presented in an incredibly moving way with inspired performances by all soloists and the entire cast."... (read full reviews)
"This was the second time I have seen an Opera Atelier production, and like the first, this time was terrific! Attention to choreography, costume, and set design is what sets OA productions apart from"... (read full reviews)
"It was a great performance! However, I can see that the capital of this first world country doesn't really provide funds for Arts. I have been on Opera events "on develop countries" where singers have"... (read full reviews)
"This was an outstanding rendition of the classic Opera, Carmen! The sets were wonderful and the cast was extremely talented. Very well done!
I would have recommended this to friends if I hadn't seen"... (read full reviews)
"What a wonderful evening - we were entertained with a good variety of music, laughter and true opera singing.
These young gentlemen will go a long way with their talent.
We have had a delightful"... (read full reviews)
"This was the first time I had seen an opera presented by the UBC Opera and I was very impressed with the entire production.The orchestra plays beautifully,all the soloists were good and the simple but"... (read full reviews)
"Since it was written as a "Singspiel", it is understandable that the dialogues were adapted to more current times. The James Bond treatment did not praticularly appeal to me, though I love James Bond"... (read full reviews)
"This was a good performance: some excellent moments, although not enough to raise it to the outstanding category. The main leads sang well, although the acting was not always at the same level; and"... (read full reviews)
"The arias were stunning. The kind of music that reaches inside your soul. Madame butterfly at the NAC in ottawa was beautiful. Opera Lyra did a beautiful production and succeeded in delivering a rich"... (read full reviews)
"I have seen many shows opera's and plays over the years, and this was one of the worst. The show is ridiculously overpriced, considering the cheap set design, props and lighting.. The quality of the"... (read full reviews)
"The antics of the chorus was laughable. Why all the hand waving, this was distracting and didn't make sense. READ THE STORY LINE, the public were at times to be as a crowd looking for an execution,"... (read full reviews)
"We really enjoyed this - and it looked like the cast did too. In addition to the amusement provided by the original writers, someone played with the lyrics a bit to contribute some more contemporary"... (read full reviews)
"This traveling group did a great job at performing this play! Other traveling groups I find take a much more comedic take on their play which is fine, but for Othello I am glad that they brought a"... (read full reviews)