Handel The Resurrection

Premieres May 27, 2021
Tickets available for purchase until June 10, 2021

Handel’s astonishing theatricality turns the story of The Resurrection into an operatic tour-de-force. The Resurrection details the events between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, with the timeless forces of darkness and light operating in the earthly and celestial spheres.


Colin AINSWORTH, Carla HUHTANEN, Meghan LINDSAY, Allyson MCHARDY, and Douglas WILLIAMS. With Artists of Atelier Ballet and musicians from Tafelmusik (Elisa CITTERIO, Music Director)

Conductor: David FALLIS
Stage Director: Marshall PYNKOSKI
Choreographer: Jeannette Lajeunesse ZINGG
Set Designer/Art Director: Gerard GAUCI
Editor/Director of Photography: Marcel CANZONA
Costume Designer: Michael LEGOUFFE

Audio recorded in Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Production filmed in the Ballroom of St. Lawrence Hall

Production underwriter: Vivian Elizabeth Pilar

The dedication of Opera Atelier’s production of Handel’s The Resurrection in memory of Patricia Barretto
(1974-2020) has been made possible by generous donations from Michael Wekerle and an Anonymous Donor.

With sincere gratitude, we salute our Anonymous Donor for graciously providing the funding to support the rehearsal process for Handel’s The Resurrection.

Premieres Thursday, May 27, 2021
7:00PM ET
If you would like to use any credits on your Opera Atelier account to purchase tickets please contact the Royal Conservatory box office at 416.408.0208.
Please note these transactions can only be done by telephone.

Purchase tickets to both Something Rich and Strange and The Resurrection and receive an invite to a special Zoom chat with Opera Atelier’s creative team! Chats will take place on November 19, 2020 at 7:00PM ET and on April, 14 2021 (7:00PM ET). Must book by October 16, 2020 to participate.

Performed in Italian

1) Artist of Atelier Ballet Dominic Who. Photo by Bruce Zinger.
2) Soprano Mireille Asselin. Photo by Bruce Zinger.