10 days until Lost Operas!

The Lost Operas of Mozart: A Night of Firsts

  • the Canadian premiere of three lost operas by Mozart
  • wonderful music you have never heard – until now
  • our first production at Christ Church Cathedral
  • City Opera’s first comedy
  • the first appearance by Bramwell Tovey IN an opera
  • our first Mozart


comedy event of the season

Thursday • Friday • Saturday
27, 28 and 29 October 2016
Christ Church Cathedral
the trouble starts at eight

General admission • All seats $48 / $24 • All fees included

On sale at lostoperas.brownpapertickets.com
At Sikora’s, 432 West Hastings, Vancouver • At the door, if there are any left

Starring Robyn Driedger-Klassen, soprano • Elaina Moreau, soprano • Rose‑Ellen Nichols, mezzo • Frédérik Robert, tenor • Samuel Chan, bari-tenor • Alan MacDonald, baritone • Michael MacKinnon, bass • introducing Bramwell Tovey as The Impresario

Production concept and stage direction by Alan Corbishley • script by Maria Reva • costume and set design by Ines Ortner • lighting design by John Webber


  1. you have never seen anything like it
  2. how often do you get to hear a Mozart ‘premiere’?
  3. your friends will make fun of you if you don’t
  4. you have never seen an opera set in Limbo, performed at a Cathedral, featuring extremely musical ghosts
  5. you thought Bramwell Tovey had no sense of humour
  6. you like beautiful sound framed in a bizarre and witty tale
  7. gorgeous costumes
  8. frightening lighting
  9. you have never attended an opera where the heroine does not die at the end, coughing or jumping

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Thanks to the Edwina and Paul Heller Memorial Fund, we have received a $25,000 Challenge Grant. Every dollar received between now and closing night will be doubled. Even Vegas cannot guarantee that.

The price of our tickets is about 1/3 their actual cost. The rest is covered by donations from good people like you, so that friends may attend who could otherwise never afford it. If you can help…

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City Opera Vancouver
PO Box 88393, Vancouver BC V6A 4A6

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“I am thrilled to work with City Opera, and to make my stage debut in an opera. They have written a great character, and I hope to bring him to life without attracting too much attention from Salieri. This will be terrific fun.” – Bramwell Tovey