to Jul 6

Macbeth - Heroic Opera

July 5 & 6, 2019 - 7:30pm

Macbeth (Second Witch), Heroic Opera

This July, Julia makes her debut with Heroic Opera as Second Witch in Macbeth - Verdi’s take on the infamous Scottish play by Shakespeare. Stage director Jeanine Fynn and musical director Perri Lo, bring this dramatic tale of ambition and greed to life in this fully-staged production, accompanied by piano and sung in Italian with English translations. Andrew Greenwood stars in the title role along side Melissa Ratcliff as Lady Macbeth.

Orpheum Annex Theatre, Vancouver

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to May 5

Faust - Vancouver Opera

April 27 & May 2 - 7:30pm & May 5, 2019 - 2:00pm

Faust (Chorus) - Vancouver Opera

During the 3rd annual Vancouver Opera Festival, Julia will appear in the chorus of Gounod’s Faust, a pinnacle of 19th century French opera. Faust sells his soul in return for youth and the love, but by trying to have it all, he loses everything. Gounod’s sensuous and sublimely melodic masterpiece features an all-Canadian cast including David Pomeroy, Marianne Fiset, and Robert Pomakov. Jonathan Darlington returns to conduct the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Chorus.

Sung in French with English SURTITLES™

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

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to Feb 24

La Bohème - Vancouver Opera

February 14, 16, 19, 21 - 7:30pm & February 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

La Bohème (Chorus) - Vancouver Opera

Julia Rooney commences 2019 with a new production of Puccini's La Bohème by Canadian designer-director duo André Barbe and Renaud Doucet. Set in the interwar years when artists and writers flocked to Paris to live the bohemian life, Café Momus is full of flamboyant jazz-era figures. In this refreshing look at a much-loved opera, the Vancouver Opera Orchestra is led by Canadian conductor Judith Yan. 

Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

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to Dec 8

Così fan tutte - Opera Mariposa

Photo by Stephanie Ko

Photo by Stephanie Ko

November 30 - 7:30pm  | December 8, 2018 - 7:30pm

Così fan tutte (Despina) - Opera Mariposa

Julia Rooney makes her debut with Opera Mariposa as they launch in their 2018-19 season by bringing a classic Mozart opera into the 21st century! In Così fan tutte, love has many faces when an old cynic convinces two young men to test the affections of their girlfriends by formulating an elaborate plot. Don’t miss this rollicking tale of disguise, scandal and romantic antics, set at a beachside resort and brought to life by a talented cast of multi-award-winning artists. With Stage Direction by Robin Hahn and Music Direction by Ian Dives, the production is performed with piano in Italian with English subtitles at Marpole United Church, Vancouver.

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to Oct 28

The Merry Widow - Vancouver Opera

October 20, 25, 27 - 7:30pm & October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Merry Widow (Chorus) - Vancouver Opera

Julia Rooney appears in a lavish Art Nouveau production of Franz Lehár's beloved operetta, The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe). Set in the heart of vibrant fin de siècle Paris with elegant ladies, eligible bachelors, and Maxim’s famous can-can dancers, this production is directed by Canadian Kelly Robinson, with Belle Epoque costumes by Susan Memmott-Allred’s, stylish sets by Michael Yeargan, and conducted by rising star conductor Ward Stare. 

Sung in German with English dialogue and English SURTITLES™

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

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to May 12

Into the Woods - North Shore Light Opera

May 9, 10, 11, 12, 2018 - 7:00pm & May 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

Into the Woods (The Baker's Wife) - North Shore Light Opera

Julia Rooney makes her debut with North Shore Light Opera in their historic 70th Season as The Baker's Wife in Stephen Sondheim's musical Into the Woods, conducted and directed by Edette Gagné.

Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver

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HERE I AM (Regina) - Recital of Works from Baroque to Broadway
4:00 PM16:00

HERE I AM (Regina) - Recital of Works from Baroque to Broadway

Saturday, July 15th at 4:00pm

St. Anne's Parish, Regina

Joined by the principal pianist for the Regina Symphony Orchestra, Susan Sametz, and with guest singer Ingrid Kot and host Brian Kot, the afternoon promises to be a fun and entertaining introduction to the genres of Opera and Musical Theatre!

Free Admission! (Event Sponsored by St. Anne's Parish)

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HERE I AM (Calgary) - Recital of Works from Baroque to Broadway
7:00 PM19:00

HERE I AM (Calgary) - Recital of Works from Baroque to Broadway

Wednesday, July 5th at 7:00pm

Christ Church, Elbow Park, Calgary (3602 8 St SW)

Vancouver-based soprano Julia Rooney presents a recital program of favourites from Baroque Opera to Contemporary Musical Theatre in her hometown neighbourhood of Elbow Park, Calgary. 

Joined by locals Faye White (pianist) and tenor Kiel Erickson (tenor), the evening promises a fun and entertaining way to explore the genres of Opera and Musical Theatre. 

Admission by Donation (suggested minimum $15)

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2:00 PM14:00

Operettennachmittag Concert

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

Operettennachmittag (Soloist) - German-Canadian Benevolent Society of British Columbia

Back for the second year in a row, an afternoon of German operetta favourites with Richard Epp (Pianist), Julia Rooney (Soprano), Eric Schwarzhoff (Tenor).

Members' Event, Vancouver

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