“A Pretty Night” – Opera Opulenza

Opera Opulenza presents our second online opera concert “A Pretty Night”, a journey through some of the world’s most popular and emotional arias, performed by award-winning soprano Catherine Thornsley and pianist Roger Parton. For this concert, filmed at the Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, we engaged cinematographers Willy Wong and recent Emily Carr University graduate Warren Tang.

“Ah, fuggi il traditor” from “Don Giovanni” by Mozart
“Come scoglio immoto resta” from “Così fan tutte” by Mozart
“Donde lieta uscì” from “La Bohème” by Puccini
“Vissi d’arte” from “Tosca” by Puccini
“Ebben? Ne andrò lontana” from “La Wally” by Catalani

Opera Opulenza:
Catherine Thornsley, Soprano, Program Curator
Roger Parton, Pianist, Music Director
Trudy Chalmers, Producer, Artistic Director

Warehouse Studio:
Zach Blackstone, Sound Engineer
Theo Wagner, Assistant Engineer
Jasmine Willocks, Session Runner

Photos by Willy Inc.:
Willy Wong, Director of Photography, Editor
Warren Tang, B Camera Operator
Katty Hsu, Camera Assistant

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Pro bono licensing of this video courtesy of Opera Opulenza.

June 1st, 2024

The VSO and VSO School of Music are excited for the return of Day of Music to Downtown Vancouver with FREE performances by musicians from across the Lower Mainland and beyond. Enjoy performances and activities by the VSO and others as we come together and celebrate the joy and fun of music.