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Edmonton's Opera 101 hits all the right notes

A night at the opera might invoke images of ball gowns and tuxedos, intimidating formality and etiquette. But the performers with Edmonton Opera insist that those are just stereotypes. “Opera is not scary,” said soprano Caitlin Wood. “Come in with your jeans and runners. We just want to entertain you.”

The Opera of the Individual

Her training is rooted in opera and classical music, yet she uses her skills to… “This flare of social activism in art is awesome,” Tritchew says.

Requiem for a Lost Girl is Based on a True Story

Requiem For A Lost Girl is based on a true story about a friend I lost to the street when I was 15 years old. In the span of six months, she found herself homeless, addicted to drugs and working in the sex trade to survive.