Aurora Streams: Aida2009

Aurora Streams: Aida2009

Posted: 27th October 2020. As part of the global World Opera Day celebrations celebrated on 25th October around the world, the Aurora Opera House is pleased to stream the 2009 production of Giuseppe Verdi’s all-time favourite, Aida, this Thursday 29th October 2020 at 2030hrs (Central European Time). The 2 hours 45 minute long production will be streamed on facebook.com/TeatruAurora or www.teatruaurora.com and will be available for re-viewing for 24 hours.

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Pandemic Chronicles: it’s festa time.

Pandemic Chronicles: it’s festa time.

Posted: 12th August 2020. Those who know the Aurora theatre and its community well, need no explanation when we say it’s festa time. But for the others, there is one very simple explanation. The Aurora Opera House was built and is still managed by a community of people of faith who flock around a musical civic band and a parish church. The band is the Leone Band. The parish church is the Cathedral Church situated within the Gozo Ċittadella walls. And this church celebrates Santa Marija, the Assumption of Our Lady...

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Aida Postponed to 2021

Aida Postponed to 2021

Posted: 15th June 2021. The 2020 new-production of Aida which was set to open the 2020/21 theatre season has now been postponed to October 2021. This was made public by Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri when he announced the postponement of the two October operas in the presence of the two Victoria theatre Presidents, including Aurora’s own, Dr Michael Caruana. The actual much-awaited October opera night will be replaced by a number of other initiatives in digital form, which will be announced in due...

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Onto a new new-normal

Onto a new new-normal

Posted: 24th May 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc all around the world, in certain places, more than others. Thankfully, our country has bore the brunt, so far, with minimal fatalities, but not without massive disruptions to economic and social life. And the Aurora was not immune. We closed doors on Friday 13th March, which was even before a legal obligation was imposed on catering and social establishments. Until then, our new catering operators and us took the opportunity to proceed with the...

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Coping with COVID: Aurora Children Sing

Coping with COVID: Aurora Children Sing

Posted: 30th March 2020. In times like these, everybody loves to listen to something uplifting, be it connected with any form of art, faith or creed, or possibly both. A group of children from our community who assemble in the opera children’s chorus had this beautiful gift of hope (and music!) to share with whoever needs it. The Aurora Opera House is part of the headquarters of a community windband – The Leone Band. Aside from the running of the Aurora Opera House, our raison d’être is that of teaching...

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Aurora Streams: Aida1999

Aurora Streams: Aida1999

Posted: 23rd March 2020. The Teatru tal-Opra Aurora is proud to announce the one-time online streaming of the 1999 production of Aida, this Wednesday 25th March 2020 starting at 2030hrs (Central European Time). The 2 hour 45 minute long production will be streamed on facebook.com/TeatruAurora or www.teatruaurora.com and will be available for re-viewing for 24 hours. As the whole country joins the rest of the world in adapting to physical and social restrictions as a response to the Corona Virus phenomenon, many...

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