Event with wine tasting

Dinner and a Night at the Opera

 Jacqueline explores the powerful legacy of the late virtuoso cellist Jacqueline du Pré. Composer Luna Pearl Woolf and Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist Royce Vavrek bring to life the story of the fiercely talented teenage cellist who defied all odds to become the best in the world, only to face a terrifying fight with a mysterious illness at the height of her fame. In this world premiere presented by Toronto’s Tapestry Opera, celebrated soprano Marnie Breckenridge is Jacqueline, and renowned cellist (and former du Pré protégé) Matt Haimovitz plays the role of Jacqueline’s cello.

Jacqueline is inspired by the structure and emotional landscape of Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto, and connected to the real life story of the then thirteen year old cellist Matt Haimovitz being hand-chosen by du Pré to be her successor. This beautiful and intimate piece for soprano and cello celebrates the magic, tragedy and triumphant legacy of the extraordinary Jacqueline du Pré.

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Jacqueline runs from February 19-23 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre at 404 Jarvis Street. The Craft Brand Co. will be onsite at the Betty Oliphant Theatre offering free beer tasting of their award-winning global beer brands before each performance of Jacqueline.

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Dinner Prix Fix at The Blake House

Bring your Jacqueline ticket to The Blake House on the night of day performance and enjoy a special $37.50 prix fix. The restaurant is located across the street from the theatre at 449 Jarvis Street.

Prix Fix Menu

Panko Crusted Shrimps   
horseradish relish
Wedge Salad
iceberg lettuce, smoked bacon, ripe tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese dressing 
Leek & Sweet Potato Soup (vegan/vegetarian)
scallion garnish

Seared Atlantic Salmon Fillet 
with basmati , spinach and mushroom pilaf, crispy shallots

Smoked Duck Breast
linguine, sweet peas  in our white wine garlic cream sauce
House Made Gnocchi  (vegan/vegetarian)
with roasted red peppers, ,white wine garlic olive oil

California Cut Striploin  $10  surcharge 
roasted baby potatoes and french beans topped with a merlot reduction  

Toffee Bread Pudding 
with chocolate sauce and french bean vanilla ice cream
Classic Creme Brulee 
fresh raspberries & blueberries garnish 

Price $37.50