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ON OUR COVER (FEBRUARY 2017): Fifty years of amateur opera

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on ON OUR COVER (FEBRUARY 2017): Fifty years of amateur opera

PHOTO COURTESY NICHOLAS WONG/TORONTO CITY OPERA: The Toronto City Opera, now in its 50th season, performs A Merry Widow by Franz Lehár at the Bickford Centre (777 Bloor St. W.). This season’s performances also include a staging of Carmen by Georges Bizet.

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ARTS: Drink L’Elixir d’Amore on Bloor (February 2016)

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Drink L’Elixir d’Amore on Bloor

February 2nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Drink L’Elixir d’Amore on Bloor

Toronto City Opera’s performances are approachable and fun

By Annemarie Brissenden

What could possibly go wrong when a poor peasant who only has eyes for a beautiful landowner buys a magical love potion from an itinerant doctor? Discover the hilarity that ensues in Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, performed by the Toronto City Opera (TCO) this month at the Bickford Centre.

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