PODCAST | Vancouver Opera Offstage
Bringing it home with Royal Swedish Opera Artistic Director and prolific Canadian Stage Director Michael Cavanagh
February 3, 2021
In this episode, Les chats with prolific Canadian Stage Director Michael Cavanagh. No stranger to Vancouver Opera audiences, Michael has staged numerous productions over the years including–most recently–Otello, Madama Butterfly, and Nixon in China. We’re thrilled that Michael has recently been appointed as Artistic Director of the Royal Swedish Opera. Les talks with Michael about his journey, his deep connection with VO, and the honour of being appointed to lead a major European opera company with hundreds of years of history.
Extra Features & Content:
- Opera Canada Article: Canadian Michael Cavanagh appointed Royal Swedish Opera Artistic Director
- Vancouver Opera’s Nixon in China – Youtube Playlist
Michael’s Spotify Listening Favorites:
Les’ Pick of the Week, feat. Turandot:
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