Opera McGill

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Opera McGill

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  • Opéra McGill

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Mission: To train, inspire, nurture and educate the next generation of singers for success on the operatic stage through a comprehensive program focused on excellence and the individual needs of our students.

As one of the leading opera training programs in North America, Opera McGill’s students come from all over Canada, the United States, and Europe.


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At least three new productions are created each season: a mainstage opera with orchestra, a baroque opera with period instruments and tuning (in collaboration with the Early Music program), and a “black box” production. Additionally, Opera McGill has inaugurated a series of Community and Educational Engagement and Events that allow students to perform off- campus in the Montreal area as well as in the CEGEPs and elementary schools.

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Created by: Elizabeth Howell
Created on: 16 January 2023



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