Coast review of Susannah and Alcina

The Halifax Summer Opera Workshop Susannah and Alcina grace the James Dunn stage in this year’s workshop series. by Kate Watson The Halifax Summer Opera Workshop For the past six years, the Halifax Summer Opera Workshop has been bringing young opera singers from...

Opera Canada review of Little Women

Providing performing opportunities for young singers and students, Halifax Summer Opera Workshop has largely presented professional-standard productions over the past five years. It has also made a significant repertoire contribution to Halifax. This year it staged...
“Opera to the People”

“Opera to the People”

Opera to the people: the Halifax Summer Opera Workshop adds a new cultural dimension to the city. By Kate Watson Halifax Magazine, August 2009 Opera. The word conjures up vision of august singers and opulent sets on stages in faraway places like Sydney, New York,...
Wonderful review of Little Women in The Coast!

Wonderful review of Little Women in The Coast!

You don’t have to have read Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel Little Women to enjoy Mark Adamo’s 1998 opera that’s based on it. However, you may well be inspired to read it after you see it—the moving and vivid portrayal of family strikes all the right chords and is a...
Rave review for The Marriage of Figaro!

Rave review for The Marriage of Figaro!

Susanna becomes Playboy bunny in witty Marriage of Figaro By STEPHEN PEDERSEN Arts Reporter | Opera Review Halifax Chronicle Herald Sun. Aug 3 – 6:14 AM Director Garry Williams found a witty model for staging Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro for the Halifax Summer...

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