Opéra de Montréal is reaching out to all opera lovers or newcomers!

Opéra de Montréal is reaching out to opera lovers or newcomers outside the hall: Let's talk opera! A stimulating exploration of each opera featuring singers and guests. Plot, music, voices, cultural context, composer... everything you ever wanted to know! Hosted by musicologist Pierre Vachon (Ph.D.). Duration: 90 minutes with coffee break.

2018/19 SEASON

FREE OF CHARGE

RIGOLETTO

Venue Address Date Host Language Booking
The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul 3419, Redpath
Montréal
Sunday, August 26 at 3 pm Pierre Vachon English Book now
Victoria Hall 4625, Sherbrooke West
Montréal
Sunday, September 9 at 10:30 am Pierre Vachon English BOOK NOW
Grande bibliothèque 475, de Maisonneuve West
Montréal
Sunday, September 9 at 2 pm Pierre Vachon French BOOK NOW
Maison de la culture Frontenac 2550, Ontario East
Montréal
Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 pm Pierre Vachon French BOOK NOW
Cégep de Saint-Laurent 625, Sainte-Croix
Saint-Laurent
Thursday, September 13 at 7 pm Pierre Vachon French BOOK NOW

 

Singers: Frédérique Drolet, soprano, and Pierre Rancourt, baritone
Pianist: Michel-Alexandre Broekaert
Guests: Dr. Jean-Sébastien Vallée, A&P Choir director (August 26 only), Michel Beaulac, Artistic Director of the Opéra de Montréal (every talk excluding August 26)

DAS RHEINGOLD

Venue Address Date Host Language Booking
Théâtre Gilles-Vigneault 118, rue de la Gare
Saint-Jérôme
Sunday, October 28 at 3 pm Pierre Vachon French As of September 25
Maison de la culture Frontenac 2550, Ontario East
Montreal
Monday, October 29 at 7:30 pm Pierre Vachon French As of September 25
Cégep Saint-Laurent 625, Sainte-Croix
Saint-Laurent
Thursday, November 1 at 7 pm Pierre Vachon French As of September 25
Victoria Hall 4625, Sherbrooke West
Montréal
Sunday, November 4 at 10:30 am Pierre Vachon English As of September 25
Grande bibliothèque 475, de Maisonneuve West
Montreal
Sunday, November 4 at 2 pm Pierre Vachon French As of September 25
Maison de la culture Longueuil 300, Saint-Charles
Longueuil
Tuesday, November 6 at 1:30 pm Pierre Vachon French As of September 25
The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul 3415, Redpath
Montreal
Sunday, November 11 at 3 pm Pierre Vachon English As of September 25

 

Singers and pianist will be announced soon. 

CHAMPION

Venue Address Date Host Language Booking
The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul 3415, Redpath
Montreal
Sunday, January 13 at 3 pm  Pierre Vachon English As of November 20
Cégep Saint-Laurent 625, Sainte-Croix
Saint-Laurent
Thursday, January 17 at 7 pm Pierre Vachon French As of November 20
Victoria Hall 4625, Sherbrooke West
Montreal
Sunday, January 20 at 10:30 am Pierre Vachon English As of November 20
Grande bibliothèque 475, de Maisonneuve West
Montreal
Sunday, January 20 at 2 pm Pierre Vachon French As of November 20
Maison de la culture Frontenac 2550, Ontario East
Montreal
Monday, January 21 at 7:30 pm Pierre Vachon French As of November 20

 

Singers and pianist will be announced soon. 

TWENTY-SEVEN

Venue Address Date Host Language Booking
The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul 3415, Redpath
Montreal
Sunday, March 10 at 3 pm Pierre Vachon English As of February 5
Maison de la culture Frontenac 2550, Ontario Est
Montreal
Monday, March 11 at 7:30 pm Pierre Vachon French As of February 5
Victoria Hall 4625, Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal
Sunday, March 17 at 10:30 am Pierre Vachon English As of February 5
Grande bibliothèque 475, de Maisonneuve Ouest
Montreal
Sunday, March 17 at 2 pm Pierre Vachon French As of February 5
Cégep Saint-Laurent 625, Sainte-Croix
Saint-Laurent
Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm Pierre Vachon French As of February 5

 

Singers and pianist will be announced soon. 

CARMEN

Venue Address Date Host Language Booking
Théâtre Gilles-Vigneault 118, rue de la Gare
Saint-Jérôme
Sunday, April 14 at 3 pm Pierre Vachon French As of April 2
Maison de la culture Frontenac 2550, Ontario East
Montreal
Monday, April 15 at 7:30 pm Pierre Vachon French As of April 2
Grande bibliothèque 475, de Maisonneuve West

Montreal
Tuesday, April 23 at 7 pm Pierre Vachon French As of April 2
Cégep Saint-Laurent 625, Sainte-Croix
Saint-Laurent
Thursday, April 25 at 7 pm Pierre Vachon French As of April 2
Victoria Hall 4625, Sherbrooke West
Montréal
Sunday, April 28 at 3 pm Pierre Vachon English As of April 2
Maison de la culture Longueuil 300, Saint-Charles
Longueuil
To be announced Pierre Vachon French As of April 2
The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul 3415, Redpath
Montreal
Sunday, May 5 at 3 pm Pierre Vachon English As of April 2

 

Singers and pianist will be announced soon.