"A figurative and literal journey into imaginative opera landscapes" - Opera Canada
2019

Reflections of Ourselves

Dido|Aeneas @ Broadway Neighbourhood Centre

Lost Voices @ Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface

Triumph of Truth and Time @ cre8ery Gallery


"Manitoba Underground also offered arguably its boldest production yet (and that says a lot)..." - Opera Canada

2018

Obsession

Don Giovanni @ WAG

Poppea @ Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface

Female Fortitude @ United Church in Meadowood


"A can-do company that never ceases to present adventurous productions, this year shining the light on opera heroines of the past, while hopefully inspiring a few real-life ones for the future." - Opera Canada

2017

Who are we?

Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi @ Holy Trinity United Church

Idomeneo @ Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Opera 360 @ WAG


"This year's cornerstone, Mozart's lesser-heard Idomeneo, bore further testament to the troupe's penchant for innovative artistic choices." - Opera Canada

2016

Come on a Journey

The Magic Flute... Retold @ Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface 

Orpheus and the Underworld @ Manitoba Legislature 


"McKeen held a firm baton over his compact orchestra, its six members packing up their bows and stands to move with the audience and singers as we made our own odyssey in the company of gods from heaven to hell." - Opera Today

2015

Magic comes alive

Cendrillon: The Fable of Cinderella @ Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface 

Alcina @ Exchange Community Church


"[MUO's] rise each August has become an eagerly anticipated annual rite for local opera buffs, with its shows staged in the dog days of summer rain or shine regularly selling out. And that is magic in itself." - Opera Canada

2014

Mozart Double Header

La Clemenza di Tito @ Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface 

Così fan tutte @ Manitoba Legislature


"Winnipeg's Manitoba Underground Opera has emerged as an arresting new voice in the city's arts community. " - Opera Canada