Vancouver Opera presents La Cenerentola

  • Times: 2:00PM, 7:30PM
  • Location: Vancouver Playhouse
  • Address:
  • 600 Hamilton at Dunsmuir
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6
  • Phone: 604-683-0222

April 27, May 12 2019 2:00pm
April 30, May 2 2019 12:30pm
May 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11 2019 7:30pm

Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver

By Gioachino Rossini

In Rossini's masterpiece, La Cenerentola (Cinderella), the evil stepmother trades places with a malevolent stepfather, the fairy godmother is a philosopher, and the legendary glass slipper is replaced with a bracelet. Nonetheless, the essence of the fairy-tale remains: a magical journey from rags to riches. The opera will be presented in the more intimate Vancouver Playhouse. Led by Maestro Leslie Dala, the orchestra will perform the re-orchestration of Rossini's score. A refreshingly youthful cast will be directed by Jessie Richardson Award winner Rachel Peake who directed Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro for Vancouver Opera in 2017. Vancouver native Simone McIntosh, praised for her beautiful, gleaming high mezzo-soprano voice, sings the title role of Cinderella. This popular opera hasn't been seen at Vancouver Opera since 1981!

Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™

Tickets: Various Prices - Tickets Will Go On Sale In Early Summer
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Vancouver Opera presents La Cenerentola
600 Hamilton at Dunsmuir