1415 14th Ave. NW
by John Estacio and John Murrell
Discover Filumena by John Estacio and John Murrell, February 4th, 8th and 10th.
We hope you enjoyed the performances!
In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, we invite you to get swept up in this true story of bootlegging, murder and an execution in the Crownest Pass during prohibition in the 1920's. Read the rave reviews in the Calgary Herald and The Globe and Mail!
Filumena premiered in 2003 and was a co-commissioned production by Calgary Opera and The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. It is the most produced Canadian grand opera in history, and has received great acclaim from audiences and critics alike.
The production stars Lida Szkwarek as Filumena, Gregory Dahl as Emilio Picariello, Elizabeth Turnbull as Maria Picariello, Andrew Love as Charlie Losandro, Thomas Glenn as McAlpine and Ernesto Ramírez as Steve. Filumena is conducted by Robert Dean with stage direction by Kelly Robinson.
Production Run Times
Act I: 1 hour, 13 mins
INTERMISSION: 25 mins
Act II: 54 mins