July 22 to August 26
Our 2019 season celebrates “Women in Opera”! Hear the best young opera stars of today and tomorrow in the beauty of the Haliburton Highlands, only
2.5 hours northeast of the GTA. Established in 2007 by internationally-acclaimed Canadian tenor Richard Margison and Canadian stage director/violist Valerie Kuinka, Highlands Opera Studio is an advanced, intensive professional training and networking program for emerging opera professionals. Chosen from 150+ applicants from across Canada and internationally, hear the 2019 participants in public masterclasses, multiple concerts, community events, and fully-staged operas; Ariadne auf Naxos, Suor Angelica, and 2 new prize-winning Canadian operas: The Chair and Book of Faces. Love to sing? Get involved in the Highlands Opera Community School!