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Mark your calendars for the June production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance.

MCO will present this lively operetta at the Osprey Arts Centre in Shelburne on Tuesday, June 18, in Halifax at the Maritime Conservatory on Thursday, June 20 and in Lunenburg at Central United Church on Staruday, June 22. All shows will begin at 7.30 p.m.

We have an all-Nova Scotia cast including soprano Jodie Alcorn-Miller, tenor Patrick Simms, baritone Ross Thompson, bass J-P Décosse and, of course, our wonderful Music Director Tara Scott.

Tickets for Shelburne will be available from the theatre. Tickets for Halifax and Lunenburg will be available in late May.


Join MCO on Friday, May 3rd at 7 p.m. at the Lunenburg Curling Club for a jolly good time at Ye Olde Opera Pub.  Grog and grub will be on hand as well as great music from John Barr and Ian Anderson.

All proceeds from this event will go towards the June production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance which will be performed on June 18 (Shelburne), June 20 (Halifax) and June 22 (Lunenburg).

Tickets will be available in April from Shop on the Corner, Lunenburg; Strings ‘n’ Things, Bridgewater; Kinburn Pharmasave, Mahone Bay; online through Eventbrite.com; or call 902-634-3199 to reserve.


Maritime Concert Opera will present Puccini’s La bohème as its June 2018 summer opera.
Performances will be at the Osprey Arts Centre in Shelburne on Tuesday, June 19, Kings Theatre, Annapolis Royal on Thursday, June 21 and in Central United Church, Lunenburg on Saturday, June 23.
This wonderful and well loved opera will feature Jason Davis as Rodolfo, Beth Hagerman as Mimi, Justin Welsh as Marcello, Maureen Batt as Musetta, Colin Oulton as Colline, Rob O’Quinn as Schaunard and MarKo Hubert as Alcindoro.  Tara Scott will be Musical Director and the MCO Chorus will be conducted by Nina Scott-Stoddart.
Tickets for the Lunenburg performance are $25 advance, $30 at the door and will be available in May.  For the Shelburne and Annapolis Royal performances, please contact the theatres.