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October 2006 - Nr. 10


The Editor
Letter to the Editor
The Trakehner Horse
Minczuk & Kuusisto at TSO
Dresden's Frauenkirche
Mozart Opera Cancelled
German Impressionists
Golden Madonna
"Der Brückenbauer"
The Permanent Wave
Putin visits Dresden
Double Negative
KW & Beyond
Opera York's 10th Season
Two Outstanding Films
A Soiree To Remember
Opera On Film
Go To The Marché
Dick reports...
Sybille reports
Ham Se det jehört?
Baden-Wuerttemberg meets Ontario
Planet in Focus
Romancing the Rhine

Opera York Announces
10th Great Season!

  Thornhill - Opera York returns for a 10th great season of providing high quality productions at an affordable price. The 2006-2007 season was announced at a September Member Appreciation Soirée at Cilento Winery in Woodbridge. The free evening was open to members and sponsors and their guests and featured performances by the artistic directors and leading performers of the new season. Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro will start the season with two full productions on November 16 and 18th at the Markham Theatre and the St. Elizabeth Theatre respectively. Geoffrey Butler will return as Artistic Director and Lucia Cesaroni will play the lead role of Susanna. In the spring, Sabatino Vacca will direct Verdi’s La Traviata with Sinead Sugure in the lead role of Violetta. Two full productions of La Traviata will take place March 1st and 3rd at Markham Theatre and St. Elizabeth Theatre respectively. Subscription tickets are available for $50 by calling Opera York at 905-763-7853. Regular price tickets are $30 and are available at Opera York for St. Elizabeth Theatre and at Markham Theatre by calling 905-305-7469.

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About Opera York:

Opera York’s mission is to provide professional opera that is accessible financially, geographically and comprehensibly to the communities of York Region and to encourage the development of the art form through educational and outreach activities. In pursuit of this goal, Opera York has identified the following priorities: excellence in performance, collegiality of effort through volunteerism, community participation and involvement, promotion of cultural heritage and diversity, professional career opportunities for emerging and established Canadian artists. Educational and outreach programs include affordable concerts for seniors (Opera for Seniors) and elementary and secondary school students (Opera for Schools). For more information visit


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