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Hot Date: Opera Atelier Amazes Again

Enter the Elgin Theatre—and the operatic world of Acis and Galatea

TO NOVEMBER 7 The renowned Opera Atelier opens its 25th-anniversary season with a superlative selection from the Baroque era—the English pastoral work Acis and Galatea. Revolving around a tragic romance between its title characters—a shepherd from the land of Arcadia and a semi-divine sea nymph—the two-act opera is one of George Frideric Handel’s most enduring compositions. On stage at the historic Elgin Theatre, this powerful production stars tenor Thomas Macleay and soprano Mireille Asselin,along with the exceptional Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Tuesday to Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m., $33 to $146; call 416-872-5555 or navigate here to purchase tickets.

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