Paul Langan releases his 8th history book, Tales of Opera - Waterloo County/Region 1885-2020 in e-book and print format.
For immediate release…..Cambridge, ON...September 23rd, 2021…. Paul Langan has released a book that captures over 100 years of opera history in the Waterloo Region.
Tales of Opera - Waterloo County/Region 1885-2020 is the definitive history of opera in the Waterloo Region/County. 269 pages, over 90 images, 6"v9" format.
Guest writers include Dr. Ted Rhodes and Lesle De’Ath.
Paul Langan states, “ The rich history of opera in the Waterloo Region over the last century had not been captured before. For local history lovers this is a must to have in your collection. As one reviewer stated, “It is easy to read and informative.” “
For more information on Paul Langan’s books go to: https://www.paullangan.com/p/books.html or contact him through the website or at 226-505-7605
Paul’s next book due out November 7th, 2021 is titled, “Hespeler History - The Authorized Winfield Brewster Collection.”
Some of the Book Chapters include:
Beginnings of Opera in Waterloo County
Berlin Opera House 1986 - 1924
Scott’s Opera House 1899 - 1928
Preston Opera House
1914 - Bulbul Operetta - Waterloo
Opera in the 1930s
Edward Ransome and Kenneth Sakos
1948 - 1964 Twin City Operatic Society
1948 - 1970s Preston Opera Society
Gilbert & Sullivan Society 1959 and 1975
They Came from the Waterloo Region
Opera At Wilfrid Laurier University Jacqueline Richard, Centre Opera Studio, KW Opera Guild
Raffi Armenian and the Building of the Centre in the Square
1985 - 1997 - New York City Opera National Company Performances at Centre in the SquareViva Voci Concerts 1992 - 1999
Opera Ontario 1995 - 2007
Vera Causa Opera 2015 - 2020