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OPERA PLUS EVENTS

OPERA PRIMER: OF MICE AND MEN

Wednesday, March 23, 2015, 2PM and 7:30PM
Manitoba Museum Auditorium
Free Admission/Doors open at 1:30 pm and 7 pm, respectively

General Director & CEO, Larry Desrochers will give an hour-long presentation focusing on Of Mice and Men as an opera, its story and music, and composer Carlisle Floyd and his work. 

Includes video and audio excerpts and time for discussion.

To Register:

Ph: 204-942-7470

Email: swaldman@manitobaopera.mb.ca

Online: Click here

 

FILM SCREENING: ARGYLE SOX PRODUCTIONS OF MICE AND MEN

Saturday, April 2
1:00 pm
Cinematheque
100 Arthur Street

Click here for details 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: STEREOTYPES OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AS PORTRAYED IN THE ARTS, OUR CULTURE & THE MEDIA 

Sunday, April 3
2 pm
Classroom, Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way

Click here for details 

 

STEINBECK LECTURE & BOOK CLUB

Thursday, April 7
7:30 pm
Classroom, Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way

Click here for details 

 

MUSIC EXCERPTS, READINGS & LECTURE

Sunday, April 10 
2 pm
Canadian Mennonite University Auditorium
500 Shaftesbury Blvd.

Click here for details

 

FILM SCREENING: 1939 BLACK & WHITE CLASSIC OF MICE AND MEN

Saturday, April 16
1 pm
Cinematheque
100 Arthur Street

Click here for details

 

SIT IN ON A REHEARSAL/MEET THE DIRECTOR 

For Donors of $100 or More

Tuesday, April 19
6:15 pm
Centennial Concert Hall

Attend a rehearsal after a conversation and Q & A with director Michael Cavanagh, hosted by Larry Desrochers, General Director & CEO.

Light refreshments will be served.

Register by Monday, April 18: Claudia Alvares, 204-942-7473; calvares@manitobaopera.mb.ca

 

TAKE A BACKSTAGE TOUR AT MANITOBA OPERA 

Make-up Designer Christian Hadley demos stage make-up at Open House 2014.

Sunday, April 24, 2016 , 12-3pm,
Centennial Concert Hall
Free Admission

Take a guided tour behind the scenes at the Manitoba Opera and discover how opera is brought to life.

Tours are 90 minutes long and start every 20 minutes beginning at noon.

To make a tour reservation, contact Sophie at 204-942-7470 or email swaldman@manitobaopera.mb.ca

 

OF MICE AND MEN PRE-SHOW CHAT

Piano Nobile, Centennial Concert Hall

Saturday, April 23, 7 pm – Presenter: Composer and librettist, Carlisle Floyd

A unique opportunity to hear from one of the pre-eminent American opera composers.

Made possible with fundiing from the U.S. Consulate - Winnipeg.

Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 pm – Presenter: Director, Donna Fletcher

Friday, April 29, 7 pm – Donna Fletcher

 

HOST YOUR OWN OF MICE AND MEN BOOK CLUB

The Winnipeg Public Library (WPL) has prepared a readers' guide for book clubbers, complete with discussion questions.

Click here to download.

There are 40 copies of the novella available through the WPL, you can buy or borrow one from Manitoba Opera (204-942-7470) and they are available for sale at McNally Robinson and Chapters/Indigo.

CDs TO BORROW OR PURCHASE

Manitoba Opera loans out CDs, DVDs and books from its resource library. Click here to view catalogue.

Call Sophie at 204-942-7470 for more information.

 

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