2015 – 2016 Season

The first Sisters of Charity arrive in Halifax

The first Sisters of Charity arrive in Halifax in 1849

MCO presents its first commissioned opera
TIME OF TROUBLE

composed by Elizabeth Raum
libretto by Rex Deverell

October 23 and 24
Lunenburg and Halifax

Time of Trouble is a new opera commissioned by Maritime Concert Opera. It tells the story of the Sisters of Charity, the founding of Mount St Vincent, and the visionary leadership that saw it become a place of learning for girls and women.

Mary Francis: Maureen Batt
Bishop Michael Hannan: Andrew Pickett
Elizabeth: Nina Scott-Stoddart
Bishop Thomas Louis Connolly: Robert O’Quinn

Music Director: Tara Scott

Our Spring 2016 show is

Gilbert and Sullivan’s
THE MIKADO!

June 19, 21, 23 and 25