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Romeo + Juliet Casting Announcement 150 150 Archway Publishers

Romeo + Juliet Casting Announcement

In case you missed it, casting has been announced for this season’s production of Romeo + Juliet, choreographed by Medhi Walerski! Ballet BC dancers Emily Chessa and Kirsten Wicklund will reprise their roles as Juliet once again this year, while we welcome two new Romeos this season — Justin Rapaport and Dex van ter Meij!…

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Behind the Baton with The Barber of Seville Conductor Nathan Brock 150 150 Archway Publishers

Behind the Baton with The Barber of Seville Conductor Nathan Brock

Behind the Baton Vancouver Opera Welcomes The Barber of Seville Conductor Nathan Brock We`re thrilled to have Canadian-born conductor Nathan Brock make his Vancouver Opera debut in The Barber of Seville. Nathan is fluent in the style and aesthetic of the traditional European masterworks in all disciplines—opera, concert, and ballet—having trained and spent most of his career…

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An Interview with director Ashlie Corcoran 150 150 Archway Publishers

An Interview with director Ashlie Corcoran

An Interview with director Ashlie Corcoran Why is The Barber of Seville as relevant today as it was when it premiered almost 200 years ago? We asked the show’s director Ashlie Corcoran. Rossini’s comic masterpiece opens February 13 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The post An Interview with director Ashlie Corcoran appeared first on Vancouver…

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A Valentine’s Day Spotify Playlist 150 150 Archway Publishers

A Valentine’s Day Spotify Playlist

We are most alive when we’re in love – A Valentine’s Day Spotify playlist To help get you ready for Valentine’s Day, members of the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program have curated a playlist for your listening pleasure on Spotify. You can preview it below or click here to listen to the whole playlist…

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A Glimpse into the Figaro Trilogy 150 150 Archway Publishers

A Glimpse into the Figaro Trilogy

A Glimpse into the Figaro Trilogy The Barber of Seville and the adventures of Figaro Rossini’s The Barber of Seville and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro frequently appear on lists of the top 10 most performed operas in the world. The works share many of the same characters and music from these operas is often…

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