An Afternoon at the Opera New

Pianist Judith Ginsburg was the longtime Principal Repetiteur of Opera Lyra Ottawa and Music Director of its Young Artists Program and Opera for Young Audiences program.  Judith, Soprano Ania Hejnar, and Mezzo- Soprano Arminè Kassabian began collaborating when Ania and Arminè were members of Opera Lyra’s Young Artists Program.  Kathi Langston is a highly acclaimed actor, director, drama teacher, and Artistic Director of Ottawa School of Theatre who has been the recipient of many awards, including the Ontario Provincial Leading Women Award and The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
They are all leading artists in their field. 


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Residency
Residency
Indigenous
Indigenous
Performance
Performance
Workshop
Workshop
Senior
Seniors
Language
English
French
French Immersion

Seniors Performance: An Afternoon at the Opera

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Delightful concert featuring well-known arias from operas such as The Barber of Seville, The Magic Flute and Carmen. Accompanied by a pianist, the singer(s) will delight the audience with their beautiful, professionally trained voices and animated performances rendering each song a mini-theatrical experience. Each piece will be introduced with a short description providing the context of the scene. Concerts can involve either one singer or two (allowing for duets). Possible special themes include: Valentine’s Day, Oktoberfest, Christmas, Tango

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
In Person:
One performance 2 artists $505 + HST
One performance 3 artists $585 + HST

Online:
One performance 2 artists $370 + HST
One performance 3 artists $470 + HST
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Seniors Performance: An Afternoon of Nostalgia 2 artists

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Find comfort in nostalgia listening to favourite songs from the past. Participants will have the opportunity to choose songs from a list provided, in advance of the concert, such as A Time For Us; All The Things You Are; Can't Help Falling In Love; Georgia On My Mind; Imagine; Moon River; Over The Rainbow; You Are the Sunshine of My Life; Your Song.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
100
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
Online:
One performance of 45 minutes: $370 + HST
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Seniors Workshop: Living the Song Brings Hope 3 artists

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Journey back with nostalgic songs to move forward with optimism! Prior to the workshop, participants will choose three songs from a list provided. These songs will be analyzed, identifying and dramatizing different emotions. The workshop will end with the songs performed for the enjoyment of the participants.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
20
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
Online:
One workshop of 45 minutes: $370 + HST
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Seniors Workshop: Fun with Gilbert and Sullivan 3 artists

New Program Residency Workshop English Seniors

Delve into the world of wit, satire and irony in Gilbert and Sullivan’s catchy comic operetta melodies. Participants will be led in a dramatic reading of scenes, interspersed with vocal selections. This is a workshop that builds to an interactive performance.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
20
Discipline:
Music, Drama
Time and Price:
Online:
One workshop of 45 minutes: $370 + HST
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