At Mozart’s Magical Castle, connect with the dancer, singer or actor within! After seeing what our performers can do with The Magic Flute, attend one of the post-performance Workshops lead by Opera Atelier artist-educators and get creative. These workshops are designed for the whole family – from the toddler who loves to dance to the grandparent who sings in the shower – so everyone who comes out will share in the adventure!
Olivier Laquerre as Papageno in Opera Atelier’s 2006 production of The Magic Flute. You can see him this spring! Photo by Bruce Zinger.
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There’s so much to see and do at Mozart’s Magical Castle this December, I don’t know where to start! We’ve got roaming, interactive characters from The Magic Flute, a Scavenger Hunt for the whole family, and even a Build-A-Dragon station. One of the most exciting events are the 17 days of performances by Opera Atelier artists.
Meghan Lindsay in Opera Atelier’s fall production Der Freischütz (The Marksman). Photo by Bruce Zinger.
Performances will span three disciplines: Dance, Music and Drama. Dance performances will feature two of Opera Atelier’s Artists of Atelier Ballet dancers performing choreography from The Magic Flute… Read more
Magical Mozart and the kids of Opera Atelier, ready for a month-long adventure! Photo by Bruce Zinger
This holiday season, Opera Atelier and Casa Loma will partner to create Mozart’s Magical Castle, a month-long installation which will bring Toronto’s castle to life with the sights and sounds of Mozart’s beloved opera The Magic Flute. Running December 1-30, 2012, this unique interactive installation will feature a variety of performances, educational workshops, and creative activities that will expose participants of all ages to the music, dance and story of Mozart’s most famous opera in the magical environment of Casa … Read more
Well, it’s hard to believe that Der Freischütz (The Marksman) has actually closed. After so many months of intense preparation and rehearsal, it’s hard not to feel that life has screeched to a halt. Thank goodness the memories of this production are so positive and thrilling. Nothing could have prepared us for the direction it took all of us as artists, nor for the overwhelmingly positive response from our audience and critics.
Our first foray into the 19th century surpassed all of our expectations and our audience and performers are clamouring for more. Our hearts will certainly always remain in … Read more