Students from Hillhurst School creating Doppel during Let's Create an Opera

Building generations of opera lovers.

Education programs are an essential part of what we do, enriching the experiences of our current patrons and building audiences for tomorrow through student and young people outreach. This includes great programs like Let’s Create an Opera that gives students the opportunity to create their own original opera, the Opera in Schools Tour that brings one-act operas into schools performed by Calgary Opera’s Emerging Artists, and Allegro Group for those opera lovers (or soon to be opera lovers) under 35. 

Thank you to Repsol and TD for believing that arts can make a positive difference to the lives of young people. We thank them for their generous support of our community programs. 

Discover everything you need to know about opera, and Calgary Opera.

This section will teach you everything you need to know about Calgary opera, and opera - from buying a ticket to shouting Toi Toi Toi! at the end of the performance, and everything in-between. You can also discover our Emerging Artist Development Program. Each season, Calgary Opera provides up to eight young singers with the opportunity to study and perform under a highly prestigious professional staff of teachers and performers. This program acts as a bridge between post-secondary education and the professional opera world.

Enbridge believes in making communities culturally vibrant through investments in the arts. We thank them for their generous support of our Emerging Artist program.

We thrive with your support.

Ticket sales cover less than a third of the cost of producing live opera, even on sold-out shows. We rely on government funding, sponsorships from corporations, and charitable donations to ensure that opera is alive and well for our community. 


Ambur Braid & Adam Luther in The Magic Flute (Photo by Trudie Lee)

Calgary Opera Raffle

Get your tickets for your chance to win one of three spectacular prizes! With limited tickets printed, these wonderful experiences can easily be yours for the taking.

All proceeds go towards our Emerging Artist Training Fund supporting Calgary Opera’s own Emerging Artists.

***Ticket purchasers must be from Alberta and aged 18 or older. 

Raffle Package #1 - Discover Kensington Wine Market’s Whisky Advent Calendar

This holiday season enjoy an exclusive Whisky Advent Calendar custom built by the experts at Kensington Wine Market. This calendar features a custom logo Glencairn glass, 24 50ml whiskies and a 100ml Christmas Day bottle from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society (The Society). The KWM Whisky Advent Calendar also comes with a 10% discount card, good for any of the whiskies in the Calendar (except the Society whisky). The ultimate experience for Whisky Lovers!

Only 105 tickets printed  - SPECIAL DRAW DATE: November 30th, 2016
Licence #445693



 Courtesy of Kensington Wine Market

Raffle Package #2 - Discover The Post Hotel & Spa

Voted one of the top 5 Canadian resorts in Travel & Leisure – The Post Hotel & Spa offers pristine relaxation amidst the Canadian Rockies in this family-owned, chalet style lodge. Enjoy world-class accommodations with a two-night stay for two guests in a Deluxe Room. Plus, discover all that the resort has to offer with a $500.00 Resort Credit.

Only 375 tickets printed – Draw Date May 1st, 2017
​Licence #445691

RETAIL VALUE: $1500.00

 Courtesy of The Post Hotel & Spa

Raffle Package #3 - Discover Holland America Line Cruises

Discover a voyage like no other – a 12 Day Cruise for 2 in a location of your choosing! Step aboard one of the five-star ships of Holland America Line and enjoy extraordinary dining, spacious staterooms, elegant surroundings and days filled with adventure and pampering. Partake in as many – or as few – activities as you wish, from the renowned Greenhouse Spa & Salon to cooking demonstrations and wine tastings in the Culinary Arts Centre, plus much more. Or simply relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery or your location. Some restrictions apply. Airfare not included.

Only 250 tickets printed - Draw Date May 1st, 2017
​Licence #445688

RETAIL VALUE: $4399.00

 Courtesy of Holland America Line 

Where & When

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