Opera de Québec Gala a virtual success

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Photo: Screenshot from YouTube

The stage at the Grand Théâtre was filled with some 50 OSQ musicians, directed by Jean-Marie Zeitouni (centre), and six Opera de Québec soloists – Hélène Guilmette, Jean-François Lapointe, Karina Gauvin, Philippe Sly, Marie-Nicole Lemieux and Éric Laporte, seen here taking a bow at the end of the concert.

Close to 5,000 people watched the online presentation of the Opéra de Québec Gala in celebration of World Opera Day during the afternoon of Oct. 25. Although the concert hall at the Grand Théâtre was empty, the stage was filled with over 60 musicians and singers.