2018 Festival Concerts

Festival Preview Concert

May 19 | Song & Aria Showcase
Knoppers Hall, The Kings University, 9125 50 Street NW, Edmonton
7:30 PM

The talents and skills of the participants of 2018’s Ten Day Program participants are showcased in this sensational concert featuring an array of operatic and musical theatre repertoire to highlight and exalt the beauty of the voices of these exceptional emerging artists.
TICKETS:  Adult $18 | Senior & Student $16
+ Ticketing Fee = $4/ticket


May 25 | 20th Anniversary Masquerade Gala
Triffo Theatre in Allard Hall, MacEwan University, 11110 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Cocktails & Hors d’oeurves at 6:00 PM | Concert 7:30PM

Join us as we raise a glass to NUOVA’s 20th anniversary. This elegant evening will be filled with exquisite music & talent, as we welcome back our  illustrious alumni who will return to perform alongside our 2018 Festival Faculty and Emerging Artists.Listen to our alumni share their stories of transformation at Opera NUOVA, and unmask the reason for NUOVA’s success.

Alumni participation sponsored by the Dianne and Irving Kipnes Foundation

TICKETS:  $120 which includes a $40 Charitable Donation Receipt


June 3 | Music for Contemplation | Sacred Song Concert & Tea
The Atrium, The Kings University, 9125 50 Street NW, Edmonton
3:00 PM

Let us lift your spirits with the beauty of musical words of praise. This concert will feature many excerpts from famous oratorios, sacred gospel and art song, new and old. Join us afterwards for a special afternoon tea by donation and visit with NUOVA artists. 
TICKETS:  Adult $18 | Senior & Student $16
+ Ticketing Fee = $4/ticket

June 4, 11, 18 & 25 | FREE Lunchtime Concert Series
Our way of saying thank you for 20 years of support
City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB
12:30 PM

To celebrate this year’s monumental festival we are creating a new and exciting opportunity for our Emerging Artists, all the while giving back to a community that has supported us for the past 20 years.

Every Monday, a different group of 4 Emerging Artists, 3 singers and 1 pianist, will present an engaging and unique concert at city hall. Join us as we continue to break down the classical music stereotypes of being expensive, inaccessible and boring, as we offer hardworking Edmontonians, an opportunity to slowdown and enjoy the beauty of art in the middle of their hectic day. 

Song Soirées

May 29 | English Song Soirée 
June 5 | French, Italian & Spanish Song Soirée
June 12 | German & Slavic Song Soirée

Holy Trinity Anglican Church 10037 84 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB
7:30 PM

NUOVA is all about the musical adventures that come from the exploration of great poetry.  Join us for an intimate gathering where audiences and performers share in the creative genius of musicians from different eras, genres and nationalities.  Experience the beauty and diversity of our singers and pianists as they interpret the thoughts and feelings of a variety of composers spanning music history.
TICKETS:  Adult $18 | Senior & Student $16
+ Ticketing Fee = $4/ticket


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