camilleriparismode brings to life Tosca at the Aurora

camilleriparismode brings to life Tosca at the Aurora

Posted: 4th September 2018. camilleriparismode brings to life Tosca at the Aurora. Hewitt directs, Borg Wirth designs the set and Luke Azzopardi dresses up this exciting new production. The Teatru tal-Opra Aurora is proud to announce new artistic partnerships for the upcoming production of Tosca, to be staged on Saturday 13 October 2018. The renowned opera stage director, Vivien Hewitt, who was announced a few weeks ago is set to raise the bar insofar artistic direction is concerned. Brought to life by...

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Tosca: Call for Auditions

Tosca: Call for Auditions

Posted: 22nd August 2018. Call for Auditions. The Aurora Opera House is calling for interested opera singers to submit their applications to audition for the following opera roles, in the upcoming production of Tosca. Role: Shepherd Boy. Voice: Treble. Role: Sciarrone. Voice: Bass (or Bass-Baritone). Role: Gaoler. Voice: Bass (or Bass-Baritone). Interested singers are requested to express their opinion by emailing teatruaurora@leone.org.mt. This should be accompanied by: one full length photo and a portrait...

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World-famous opera director for Opera in Gozo

World-famous opera director for Opera in Gozo

Posted: 14th July 2018. An all-time favourite, Puccini’s Tosca returns to the Aurora Opera House this October after what is considered an abnormally short time. But there will be a very good reason why Tosca reappears in 2018 after 2011 and 2014, and that reason goes by the name of Vivien Hewitt, the award-winning opera director, renowned for her Puccini expertise. With over 50 opera productions to her credit in Europe, Asia, Latin America and USA, her expertise extends to costume and light...

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Aurora Folk Group in Latvia

Aurora Folk Group in Latvia

Posted: 30th June 2018. Today is a big day for song … Fanfares will play! And our own Aurora Folk Group will play in Latvia. Yes, at the Aurora, we are more than just an opera house, or rather, quite a different opera house than what you may find in other European Capitals. We don’t have our resident orchestra. We don’t have our resident ballet troupe, but wait for it… we have our own folk group – a proper cultural ambassador around the world. And their next destination is… Latvia!

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Gozo Alive is here!

Gozo Alive is here!

Posted: 18th May 2018. European Opera Days 2018 brought some 200 persons into the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora when opera is (by our standards) off-season. More new audiences are continually sharing our passion through guided tours, workshops, events and exhibitions. Teatru tal-Opra Aurora is now pleased to extend the EOD efforts by another week until the much-anticipated Gozo Alive happening this weekend! We look forward so much to having you.  

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‘Norma’ – a Gozitan touch

‘Norma’ – a Gozitan touch

Posted: 15th May 2018 OPERA NORMA REVIEWED ON THE MALTA INDEPENDENT. A month of cultural activities has recently come to an end in Gozo with the production of Bellini’s opera Norma at the  Aurora Theatre in Victoria. This was the climax of the 12th edition of Gaulitana, a music festival organised by the Gaulitanus Choir. Though it has never acquired the wide popularity of, say, Verdi’s Rigoletto or even Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor this is one of the great operas. It relates the tragedy of...

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