Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito
Based on the tragedy Othello by William Shakespeare
October 15, 17, 23, 2015, at 8 pm
Wednesday, October 21, at 7 pm
Sunday, October 25, at 2:30 pm
A tragedy to make heaven weep, as evil and jealousy twist love in bitterness and anguish.
A co-production with Opéra de Montréal
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Based on the play Le Barbier de Séville by Pierre Beaumarchais
February 11, 13, 19, 2016, at 8 pm
Wednesday, February 17, at 7 pm
Sunday, February 21, at 2:30 pm
An exuberant conspiracy on behalf of youth, hope, and the delirious joy of first love
Music by Benjamin Britten
Libretto adapted by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears from William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream
April 14, 16, 22, 2016, at 8 pm
Sunday, April 24, at 2:30 pm
An enchanting collision of worlds as fairies, countryfolk, and moonstruck young lovers spin through a single magical night.
All performances take place at the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street, Victoria.