Sun Splash and Funk Festival

Opera NUOVA's Vocal Arts Festival

Canada's only summer opera festival. A collection of Mainstage Operas and Enlightenment Events that ignite the passion within you and breathe life into some of the greatest compositions of the vocal arts.

Sun Splash and Funk Festival


May 9 - June 28, 2015

A non-profit organization established in 1998, Opera NUOVA is Edmonton's celebration of Canadian operatic vocalists and chamber musicians.

The lineup for 2014 has it all: tragedy, drama, satire and even fantasy. This year's festival will focus on three iconic figures in Voltaire's Candide, Bizet's Carmen, and Massenet's Cendrillon, as they face various journeys and life challenges resulting in everything from comedy to tragedy.

Schedule of Events

Three maintage operas, six concerts, four Master Classes, and this year's newest feature to the festival, family operas. 

Check out the Lineups page for details.


Ticket information is available on the ticket info page.

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