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Grade 5 Opera: The Barber of Seville

Grade 5 Opera: Performers Reflect on The Barber of Seville

Our talented Junior School performers reflect on this year's Grade 5 opera, The Barber of Seville

Grade 5 Opera “Die Fledermaus” Hits the McPherson Stage

The story of Die Fledermaus can be a bit confusing, so to prepare you for the Grade 5 opera (running Thursday and Friday at...
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Celebrating 10 Years Since Grade 5 Opera Debut

It's been a decade since 11-year-old Lindon Carter stood onstage at the McPherson Playhouse in SMUS's first-ever Grade 5 opera, Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus. "That was a...
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Grade 5 Opera: The Gypsy Baron

The curtain has fallen on the Grade 5 opera production of The Gypsy Baron. Our young cast gave two great performances at The Royal...
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Grade 5 Students Prepare for Opera Debut

On June 4, our Grade 5 students will take the stage at the Royal Theatre to present The Gypsy Baron, an operetta by Johann...
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Diving Into Opera

More than 200 children and youth are involved in the production of Noye's Fludde by the Pacific Opera of Victoria, and several SMUS students...
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Students Prepared for Opera Opening

by Duncan Frater, Director On May 28 and 29, the Grade 5 students will take the stage at the Royal Theatre to perform an abbreviated...
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Victoria Film Festival Features SMUS Pictures

The 2012 Victoria Film Festival runs from February 3–11 and includes two pieces from the SMUS community: Figaro on the Go, a documentary created...
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Summer Academy Students Present Modern Opera

On Friday, July 29, a small group of student vocalists will present Pandora's Locker, a one-act opera from Canadian composer Dean Burry. Inspired by the...

Junior School Students Debut Opera

by Erin Anderson, editor Our Grade 5 students took to the Royal Theatre stage for two performances of The Barber of Seville, a Rossini opera...

Grade 5 Students Ready for Royal Theatre

In just under two weeks, our Junior School will debut its production of the Rossini opera The Barber of Seville at the Royal Theatre....

BC Student Shines in Provincials

by Erin Anderson Last week, we spoke to SMUS vocalist and provincial champion Benji Schaan and this week, Grade 10 student Olivia Krusel, who also...

Choirs Conclude Concert Season

See slideshow The Senior School Choral Concert was the final event in a spectacular year of musical performances. The concert was a wonderful way to...

SMUS Vocalists Soar in Opera

A current and former SMUS student took to the stage this week for the Pacific Opera’s production of Thaïs. Grade 11 student Andy Erasmus...

Junior School Delivers Music and Magic

flute Glittering costumes, beautiful singing and comical banter were all part of the Junior School’s latest masterpiece, The Magic Flute. Directed by music teacher Mr....

Junior School Makes Magic

Next Thursday, patrons of the arts will be in for a surprise when they peer through their opera glasses and find the McPherson Playhouse...

Grade 7 Student Hits Operatic Notes

At just 12 years old, Grade 7 student Richard Cunningham landed a lead role in the opera production Amahl and the Night Visitors. In a...

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