The 2020 Halifax Summer Opera Festival Main Stage Operas

The 16th Annual Halifax Summer Opera Festival will run from July 18 to August 16, 2020
Performance dates subject to change. 


We will rehearse and perform three shows:    


Die Dreigroschenoper by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht (1928)
sung in German with English dialogue


conductor: TBA
stage director: Andrew Pelrine
stage manager:
collaborative pianist:
vocal coach: Jason Davis
lighting design:  Sean Burke
costume design: 
assistant stage director:  


Les dialogues des carmélites  by Francis Poulenc (1951)
in French


conductor: Nicholas Gilmore
stage directors: David Mosey and Monike Porter
collaborative pianist: Giancarlo Scalia
vocal coach: Rose Naggar-Tremblay
stage manager: Kaitlyn Smith
lighting design:  Sean Burke
costumer: Wafaa Latif 


Dido and Aeneas (1688) by Henry Purcell and
Venus and Adonis (1683) by John Blow
sung in English


stage director:  Erin Bardua

collaborative keyboardist: Mary Castello
vocal coach: Maureen Batt
stage manager: 
assistant stage director: 






music director and pianist: Greg Myra
vocal and diction coach: Lucy Hayes-Davis
dramatic coach: Nina Scott-Stoddart




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