Our 15th magical season!

It’s all magic for 2019! From Handel’s Baroque gem about a vengeful sorceress to the steampunk tech of ETA Hoffmann’s stories set to music by Offenbach to the most magical and childlike Mozart opera of them all, we have performances for everyone!  We also have LGBTQ stories, Musical Theatre and opera by women composers, as well as masterclasses and free lectures. It’s the 15th Annual Halifax Summer Opera Festival and performances run from July 20 to August 11. See a full list of the season’s events. Tickets on sale from May 1 at TicketHalifax.com.

Season Overview

Curious about the range of events for the 2019 Halifax Summer Opera Festival? Click here for an overview of the entire season!

How to buy tickets

You can purchase tickets online, by phone or in person at The Coast’s offices, or you can buy tickets at the door. Get all the information here!

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Alcina, Opens August 4th!

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The Magic Flute, Opens August 2nd!

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Women Composers of Opera: July 24th

Women Composers of Opera: July 24, 7:00pm at the Halifax Central Library This lecture-recital by Dr. Jane Gordon and Nicholas Gilmore will feature arias and ensembles performed by participants of the 15th annual Halifax Summer Opera Festival. Join us on Wednesday,...

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