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Dinner Cabaret 2015 / 2016 Series

Resounding Resonance

A series celebrating Canada’s finest artists through …

WHAT is an Opera NUOVA Dinner Cabaret?

Savour a four-course, fine dining experience in the European tradition of the intimate dinner cabaret! Edmonton’s finest chefs will combine their culinary talents with the virtuosity of this country’s finest musicians exploring an array of musical stylings: jazz, spiritual, music theatre, folk and classical!

WHEN do the cabarets take place?

Doors open at 5:15 pm

Dinner & entertainment start at 5:45 pm

Evening ends at approximately 9:00 pm

See the full event calendar below for dates.

Ticket Information

  • Tickets are $90 (CAD) per person for each event.
  • Buy a Subscription Pack and save!
    Purchase 4 or more events and receive a discount off your order:

    • 4 event pack – $340 per person
    • 5 event pack – $425 per person
    • 6 event pack – $510 per person
  • Ticket price includes a 4-course meal, tax, gratuity & a charitable tax receipt.
  • Order By Phone through the opera NUOVA box office at (780) 487-4844
  • Online ordering will be available soon.

We are really looking forward to seeing you at the Cabarets!

2015 / 2016 Dinner Cabaret Event Listing

September 27th, 2015

By Request

Henri Loiselle with Martin Janovsky

Henri Loiselle's Headshot Martin Janovsky's Headshot

Photo of Select Restaurant - 10018 106 StreetSelect Restaurant
10018 106 Street

Opera NUOVA is proud to bring back Henri Loiselle, “Saskatchewan’s Singing Farmer“!
Henri will perform an eclectic collection of songs that are most frequently requested as favorites in his vast repertoire (classical, folk, spiritual, Broadway and even country). Through his interpretation of the music, his relaxed stage presence and his soaring bass baritone; he will captivate you in the intimate setting of Select Restaurant.

November 1, 2015


Till We Meet Again

Sally Dibblee with Leanne Regehr

Sally Dibblee's HeadshotLeanne Regehr's Headshot

Normands Restaurant - 11639 Jasper AvenueNormands Restaurant
11639 Jasper Avenue

Sally Dibblee will be in Edmonton to star as the Merry Widow in Edmonton Opera’s October production. As a renowned Canadian artist, Ms. Dibblee has received critical acclaim on operatic stages and concert halls throughout North America. NUOVA is thrilled to share her artistry in this special programme of Memories featuring war songs to keep the home fires burning and letters home to Ontario from a brother during WW2. She will be joined by NUOVA’s exceptional collaborative artist, Leanne Regehr.

February 7, 2016

Visions of Love

Jessica Kos-Whicher & Dan Rowley with Kim Cousineau

Jessica Kos-Whicher' Headshot Dan Rowley's Headshot Kim Cousineau's Headshot

Packrat Louie Restaurant - 10335 83rd AvenuePackrat Louie
10335 83rd Avenue

The perfect blend of fine wine, elegantly prepared cuisine and operatic music that celebrates LOVE!
Jessica Kos-Whicher (Rose in Dead Man Walking/Micaela in Carmen) and Dan Rowley (Don Jose in Carmen) are recognized by patrons as two of NUOVA’s finest! Anyone who has heard them, will attest to the incredible skill and beauty of their instruments and the commitment they share as expressive artists.

This cabaret celebrates the operatic art form as these two exciting emerging artists share famous arias and duets that explore the theme of Love!

March 6th, 2016

Berlin to Broadway

Kayla Nickel

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Lux SteakhouseLux Steakhouse + Bar
Commerce Place, 10150 101 Street

Kayla Nickel is a 2013 graduate of MacEwan’s Theatre Arts Program and just recently was honored with a first place standing in the National Music Theatre Competition. From Berlin to Broadway is an extraordinary evening which will take you on a musical theatre trip through time. From the earliest show tunes of Berlin, to Rodgers & Hammerstein classics, Sondheim treasures, to today’s contemporary Broadway hits.

April 10th, 2016


Simple Gifts

Jacques Arsenault & Isabel Davis

Jacques Arsenault's Headshot Isabel Davis's Headshot

Oliveto Trattoria - 500 Riverbend SquareOliveto Trattoria
500 Riverbend Square

Isabel Davis was our beloved Laurie in Oklahoma and has returned home to Edmonton after having completed her masters at the University of Manitoba. Alongside Nuova alumnus, Jacques Arsenault, they have created a stunning evening of classical art songs. Selections of Italian Romanza, German Lied and French Melodies will envelop you with the genius of some of the greatest poets and composers of the Romantic era.

May 29th, 2016

Songs for A New World

with the 2016 NUOVA Festival Emerging Artists

Snow Valley Ski Club

Jason Robert Brown has been hailed as “one of Broadway’s smartest and most sophisticated songwriters since Stephen Sondheim”. The emerging artists from the Opera/Music Theatre Festival will share songs from Jason’s song cycle, “Songs for a New World’; alongside excerpts from “The Last Five Years” and one of his newest critically acclaimed works, “Bridges of Madison County”. This will be a thrilling evening of theatrical music sung by passionate artists!

Be sure to take a look at our other special events this season:

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Amahl & the Night Visitors
December 18 & 19, 2015

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La voix humaine
February 12-20, 2016

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Grease Sing-A-Long
April 30, 2016