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Sep 08

Fall 2020 in our strange new world

Hello all Calgary Opera Volunteers, I wish I could have the opportunity to see and talk to you each in person about how you are doing, how your loved ones are, how you’ve been holding up in these unprecedented times and dealing with the economic, social and mental aspects of society during this pandemic.  It …

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Jun 16

COVID-19 Update for volunteers

Hello all Calgary Opera Volunteers, I sincerely hope you and your families are doing well.  As we have all been living through these past 3 months, socially distancing ourselves from others at home, or continuing to work on the frontlines in Health Care, Transportation, Manufacturing, Food Services, and more,  we’ve all been doing our part …

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Sep 24

Welcome back to the 2019-20 Season

Hello to all of Calgary Opera’s wonderful volunteers, Welcome back or welcome for the first time to our 2019-2020 season.  We are beginning this year with the perennial classic La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini in November followed by Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma in February and finally Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos in April and May. I …

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Mar 28

Our Bold New Season 2018-2019 Draws to a Close

Thank you so much to all of our volunteers for your hard work, dedication, smiling faces, and kindness, during this entire 2018-2019 season.  It’s been an absolute pleasure working with you all.  Each event had ample volunteers and all of our needs, and in turn the needs of our patrons, were met by your willingness …

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Mar 13

Welcome to Rigoletto, our final Mainstage Production in the 2018/19 Season

Hello to all Calgary Opera Volunteers, Welcome to our final show of the season, Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto, with libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.  The show premiered just over 168 years ago on March 11, 1851 at the Theatre La Fenice in Venice, Italy.  Since then Rigoletto has become a standard of modern opera house repertoire …

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Jan 03

Happy 2019! Welcome to Everest.

I am wishing you all a happy new year 2019! I hope you all had wonderful holidays filled with loved ones, good food and good times. Welcome to show two of our season, Everest. This story is based on the true-life experiences of Dallas doctor Beck Weathers in his attempted climb up Mt Everest in …

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Oct 23

Allow me to introduce myself….

My name is Patricia and I am your new volunteer coordinator at Calgary Opera.  I’m very excited to be here and to meet and work with you all.  I am still playing catchup here so am just now getting to posting the sign up sheet for Romeo and Juliette, but I thank you all in …

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Hello volunteer world! Thank you for joining us on our volunteer portal. Here you will find upcoming events at the opera, volunteer opportunities and sign-up sheets, as well as position duties and details. We are so happy to have you.  If you have any questions please email See you at the opera!

Nov 09

Christmas Bake Sale! In Support of our Emerging Artists

Do you love Christmas baking? We’d love to sample some of your delicious treats! We’ll be hosting a bake sale as part of our Christmas at the Opera show. Proceeds from the sale will go towards our Emerging Artist Program. Baked Goods can be dropped off on December 7th or 8th at the Mamdani Opera …

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Oct 17

Taste of the Opera

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