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Tales of Opera Waterloo Region/County 1885-2020 Book Release Date Set


 I am proud to announce that my next book Tales of Opera Waterloo Region/County 1885-2020 will be available August 20, 2021. You can buy it at Wordsworth Books Waterloo and Amazon worldwide!

Here is a list of the chapters in the book to get you pumped.

Beginnings of Opera in Waterloo County

1896- 1924  Berlin Opera House 

The Moral Stage - Vaudeville, Minstrel Shows vs Opera

1899 - 1924 Scotts Opera House Galt Ontario

Preston Opera House

1914 - Bulbul -Waterloo

Opera in the 1930s

Edward Ransome and Kenneth Sako 

1948 - 1964 - Twin City Operatic Society

1948 - 1970s -  Preston Opera Society 

1954 - Over 4,000 attend the Royal Conservatory Opera Co. performance in Kitchener

Mabel Krug

1959 & 1975 - Gilbert Sullivan Society

Opera Singers from this Area 

Opera at Wilfrid Laurier University - Leslie De’Ath 

Jacqueline Richard, Centre Opera Studio,  KW Opera Guild - Dr. Ted Rhodes

Raffi Armenian and the Building of the Centre in the Square - Dr. Ted Rhodes 

1980 - 1985 -  Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest Operettas - Dr. Ted Rhodes

1985-1997 - New York City National Opera Performances at Centre in the Square

1992-1999 - Viva Voci Concerts by Leslie De’Ath

1995 - 2007  - Opera Ontario (K-W Opera)

2009 - 2011 -  Opera Kitchener 

2015- 2020  - Vera Causa Opera 



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