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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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Feb 22

Welcome!

      Hello volunteer world! I’d like to say welcome to you all for another season of Opera starting with Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette.  I can’t wait to get underway! I’m back in the position of Volunteer Coordinator after 5 years away raising my family.  It’s great to be back and I look forward …

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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

Oct 17

Fall Soiree

Oct 17

Die Fledermaus

May 25

Thank You for a Larger Than Life Season!

Thank You to everyone who helped make our 2015/2016 season amazing! I’d like to send you all a huge Thank You for all your work this season. Our shows went off without a hitch, all our office needs were covered, our events were incredibly well received by all our guests, and our fundraisers helped bring …

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