Georges Bizet’s Carmen
One of the best-loved of all operas, Carmen is a powerful tale of desire and passion.
George Bizet’s timeless score contains some of opera’s greatest hits: Escamillo’s rousing Toreador Song, Carmen’s seductive Habanera and Jose’s passionate Flower Song. Leading the cast of rising Canadian opera stars is Lauren Segal in the title role with Adam Luther as Don Jose and Regina’s own Gordon Bintner as Escamillo. Maestro Jordan de Souza conducts the Saskatoon Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Maer Gronsdal (Canadian Opera Company) is the stage director.
Lauren Segal (Carmen)
Adam Luther (Don José)
Gordon Bintner (Escamillo)
June 15, 18 & 20, 7:30 pm
Sat, June 22, 5:00 pm
Preview: Thu, June 13, 7:30 pm
All mainstage performances take place in
Rawlco Radio Hall, Remai Arts Centre
101 Spadina Cres. E, Saskatoon SK.
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Season Presenting Sponsor
Saskatoon Opera presents
Saskatoon Opera in Schools Tour 2013
The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Saskatoon Opera in Schools presents The Magic Flute, a 50-minute version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s playful yet profound opera, sung in English with dialogue by Charlie Peters. Told from the perspective of Papageno, the naive bird catcher, The Magic Flute is the story of four young people who come to understand their own strengths and weaknesses on their quest to find true love. The cast of six singers and piano accompanist also give a short Question and Answer after the show.
Since 2001, Saskatoon Opera in Schools has performed for thousands of elementary and high school students in Saskatoon and communities in central Saskatchewan introducing young audiences to the exciting art form of opera. Our performers are the next generation of opera stars, many of whom are native to Saskatchewan.
|Jamilynn Gubbe||Queen of the Night / First Lady|
|Danika Loren||Pamina / Second Lady|
|Alicia Woynarski||Papagena / Third Lady|
|Stage Direction||Charlie Peters|
Dates and locations for 2012-2013 season to be announced.
Performance dates and ticket prices
for the 2012-2013 season coming soon!
Sponsorship Marketing is the modern day version of the age-old concept of sponsorship. In the old days, sponsorship was a benevolent gesture shown by good corporate citizens. Today it is much more. By applying modern day thinking to an old school concept, sponsorship has been transformed into a dynamic and effective communications and public relations tool that is targeted at an audience you need to reach with the messages you need to deliver.
Purchasing a sponsorship marketing package for the right event or project can easily be one of the most effective tools in your communications toolbox. When developed properly, your package can:
- Deliver important messages to targeted audiences in creative and experiential ways that will form memorable impressions and keep your company top of mind.
- Bring you face to face with your target audience in effective two-way interaction
- Provide you with unique opportunities for client hosting and appreciation
- Drive sales of products and services.
Rights and Benefits
All sponsors receive the following benefits:
- Positioning in order of investment
- Name or logo online at www.saskatoonopera.ca
- Name or logo in program book
- Complimentary Tickets and purchase discounts
- Invitations to special events
Sponsorship components in the top three levels of sponsorship may also include:
- Name or logo in print advertising
- Name or logo on collateral material (print deadlines in affect)
- Verbal recognition at all events
- Name/logo on media releases
- Right to run contests or promotions
- Exclusivity is negotiable
- On site Corporate Signage
For positioning purposes throughout the opera’s physical presence, activities and accompanying communications, there are currently four levels of sponsorship. The higher the positioning, the more public recognition you will receive. Other rights and benefits will also increase commensurate with amount of sponsorship.
Season Presenting Sponsor2011-2012 Season Presented by “Your Name”
Production Sponsors$10,000 - $30,000
Performance Sponsor$5,000 - $7,500
Opera in the Schools$7,500
Special Event Sponsor$3,500 - $5,000
Patron Sponsor$1,000 - $2,499
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