Opéra de Montréal

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Opéra de Montréal is an opera company in Montreal. It performs at the Place des Arts theatre complex in downtown Montreal, in the borough of Ville-Marie. It was founded in 1980.

A previous professional opera company, the Opéra du Québec (i.e. the province), operated in Montreal from 1971 to 1975. A separate company Opéra de Québec (i.e. the city) was founded in Québec City in 1983.[1] There is also an annual Québec Opera Festival.[2]

Artistic directors[edit]

  • Jean-Paul Jeannotte (1980-1989)
  • Bernard Uzan (1989-2001)
  • Bernard Labadie (2002-2006)
  • Michel Beaulac (2006-present)

General directors[edit]

  • Jacques Langevin (1983-1986)
  • Bernard S. Creighton (1986-1988)
  • Bernard Uzan (1988-2000)
  • Kimberly J. Gaynor (2001-2002)
  • David Moss (2003-2006)
  • Pierre Dufour (2006-2016)
  • Patrick Corrigan (2016-present)


  1. ^ The Canadian Encyclopedia Opéra du Québec. A company devoted to the production of operas, mainly in Montreal and Quebec City. It was created by the MACQ , and was active on a ...
  2. ^ The Québec Opera Festival www.festivaloperaquebec.com/acc_en.html -

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