"A figurative and literal journey into imaginative opera landscapes" - Opera Canada

Opera Around Town (OAT)

You know the phrase "you reap what you sow"? We at MUO understand that all too well so we are starting to plant some seeds. Opera Around Town, or OAT for short, is a new initiative to spread opera all across the city to expose Winnipeggers to this great art form.  

Heritage Winnipeg's Fall Fundraiser

December 5th

More details coming soon


2019 - Music of the Revolution Concert Series with Dalnavert Museum

MUO presents a concert series of various opera excerpts and art songs to complement the Dalnavert Museum's Strike 1919 exhibit. Taking place from September 28th to 30th, each hour-long performance will cover a different theme about the downtrodden rising against their oppressors. 

Featuring sopranos Sarah Cory, Sydney Clarke, Jayne Hammond, Chirstina Thanisch-Smith, and Marlise Ritchie; and pianists Nicola Davies, Cary Denby, and Lee Houghton Stewart. 

Thank you to the Dalnavert Museum and the Winnipeg Foundation for making these concerts possible.


2019 - Lunch Hour at Cityplace with Downtown Winnipeg BIZ

Throughout the entire summer, take in Winnipeg’s hidden gem at Cityplace for their concert series Tuesday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm on the terrace! In the event of bad weather concerts will be moved indoors to the centre court (main floor). 

MUO artists will perform a special concert of traditional opera standards on August 20th. Grab lunch and get ready for some strong mid-week emotions. 

Concert is presented for free with support from the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.


2019 - Opera at the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ's Farmers' Markets

MUO artists will be serenading the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s popular Farmers’ Market on four Thursdays in August. The market offers fresh and local vegetables and fruits, baking, preserves, meat, fish, cheese, crafts, jewelry, and other food and artisan items. 

You’ll find our artists and the market outside at True North Square ( 242 Hargrave Street). Performances from 10:30am-2:30pm every Thursday of August 2019. 


2019 - Lunch Hour at the Amsterdam Tea Room

Soprano Emily Diehl-Reader will be joined by pianist Sam Tidd to present a unique selection of non-operatic songs. Hear the operatic voice in a new light!

*** NEW DATE ***

August 2nd at Amsterdam Tea Room from noon to 1pm.

This concert is presented for free. 


2018 - Opera by the Pint

Grab a beer and listen to artists from all over Canada! 12 of 2018's festival artists will be strutting their best stuff while you get cozy. 

July 31st at Little Brown Jug starting at 7pm.

This concert is presented for free. 


2018 - Lunch Hour at the Amsterdam Tea Room

Enjoy some opera with your lunch with three beautiful sets of music. Performers include Sven Buller, Sawyer Craig, Nikita Labdon, Janice Marple, and Lisa Rumpel. 

August 9th at Amsterdam Tea Room from 11:30am to 1pm.

This concert is presented for free.