The Opera Project originated in Winnipeg in 1997 for the purpose of presenting singers with serious talent and ambition for the stage and enjoyed 7 seasons of highy acclaimed and strongly supported productions, lauching many operatic careers. Since relocating to Vancouver in 2004, The Opera Project, along with the company’s Founder and Director, International Soprano, Heidi Klassen, continues to present the many talents in British Columbia for local audiences through various concerts and operas. TOP’s mandate includes presenting young professionals to the public, raising funds for other charities, and performing with seasoned artists and mentors.