Announcing Il trovatore – September 2022!

Opera Sustenida presents: Verdi’s Il trovatore We are thrilled to announce our first LIVE opera with a hybrid multimedia-enhanced production of Verdi’s celebrated Il trovatore! Opera Sustenida’s Stephanie DeCiantis will take centre stage as Leonora, joined by Canadian artists Monica Zerbe, Hassan Anami, Andrew Tees, and Dylan Wright, with Tonatiuh Abrego and Daniella Theresia in supporting roles. Music Direction by Suzanne Yeo, Stage Direction by Stephanie DeCiantis and Ivan Jovanovic at the piano!…

Summer 2022 News

Summer News Hello from your favourite Divas! If you missed our last newsletter, then we have two very exciting pieces of news to share… We are going LIVE!!! We are thrilled to bring Verdi’s beloved opera Il trovatore to some of Toronto’s most celebrated musical institutions in a live concert series of multimedia-enhanced performances. This concert series…

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from your favourite Divas!In honor of the season, we’ve created a few audio recordings for your listening pleasure – here’s the first! We’ll be releasing the next selections on our social media over the coming weeks, so be sure to subscribe to our channels so you’ll be notified when new tracks are available!…

One Month til “Date with the Divas (Vol. 2)”

We hope that you have had a restful summer! We Divas have been very busy preparing for our September concert “Date with the Divas, Vol. 2!” This concert will include arias, ensembles, and choruses from the bel canto and Romantic repertoire, with works by Bellini, Puccini, Verdi, Wagner, and more! ? We’ll be joined on…

A special Father’s Day message from Opera Sustenida

Opera Sustenida would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of the gentlemen who continue to encourage, challenge, and support the people around them! In honor of those special dads who would do anything for their children, we bring you one of the most famous arias from the Romantic repertoire: “O mio babbino caro”…

A special Mother’s Day Message from Opera Sustenida

Opera Sustenida wishes to thank all of the women who nourished us, body and soul, and encouraged us to grow into women like them – strongly independent and creative artists. Happy Mothers Day to our many mothers around the world! In their honor, our Resident Spinto Soprano Stephanie DeCiantis and Diva Wrangler Suzanne Yeo have…

Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! We Divas are proud and honored that Opera Sustenida is composed entirely of women – and international ones, at that! Each Diva expresses a unique tapestry of history, languages, and cultures that inform both her personality and her artistry. And while Stephanie and Nicole are fortunate to have been “born and…

Thank you!

We’d like to thank everyone who joined us for “Date with the Divas (Vol. 1)” last Saturday! The replay of our entire concert is available to all ticket holders until March 13, 2021. If you’d like to access the replay, please purchase a ticket here. We’d also like to thank our co-sponsors, Toronto City Opera,…

This Saturday!

Our concert “Date with the Divas (Vol. 1)” will be going live this Saturday! We’d love for you to join us for this one-of-its-kind concert and you can still get tickets here! If you can’t make it to the concert,we’d love it if you could take a moment to share our event. We use these…

Just 2 weeks til “Date with the Divas (Vol. 1)!”

We hope that you’re as excited as we are for February 13th! That’s when our new virtual concert “Date with the Divas (Vol. 1)”will be LIVE! Over the course of the evening, we’ll take you on a nearly 150-year journey from opera’s roots in the Baroque period through the height of the Classical period. We’ll…