For the 22/23 season, we sought to recreate those special moments that would stop the clock and carry us away, with stories that would take our breath away. Stories that are told as only opera can, with richness, beauty, and emotional intensity.
BILODEAU | BOUCHARD
After a successful premiere of the deeply moving opera Les Feluettes in 2016, Quebec playwright Michel Marc Bouchard is back at the Opéra de Montréal with an original libretto about the epic rescue of artwork from the Louvre. This time, he teams up with composer Julien Bilodeau. A proof of the inestimable value of art and beauty.
November 19.22.24, 2022 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, November 27 2022 at 2 PM
GOLIJOV | HWANG
Ainadamar presents three images, three flashbacks to different key periods in the life of the poet and playwright Federico García Lorca through the eyes of his muse Margarita Xirgu. It features an orchestration whose striking intensity parallels the civil war that raged in Spain at the time, interwoven with the sounds of horse hooves and gunshots, where flamenco accents become the voice of pain.
March 18.21.23, 2023 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 2 PM
Puccini once said that it was the most sincere and expressive work he had ever written. Beyond the conflict between two civilizations, Madama Butterfly is an ode to love and to women. For this stunning production, two women also play the key roles of orchestral conductor and stage director.
May 6.9.11, 2023 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 2 PM