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VANCOUVER OPERA NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Opera in Vancouver.

Opera Atelier Presents Royal Chapel Concert, THE ANGEL SPEAKS Photo Opera Atelier Presents Royal Chapel Concert, THE ANGEL SPEAKS
by A.A. Cristi - January 24, 2019

Opera Atelier is delighted to present The Angel Speaks, a groundbreaking one-hour concert that effortlessly blends masterpieces of the baroque repertoire with the Canadian premiere of Annunciation, a new commission by Toronto-based composer and violinist Edwin Huizinga for period instruments. This s...
CTYP Announces CAROLING WITH CAROUSEL Family Holiday Event Photo CTYP Announces CAROLING WITH CAROUSEL Family Holiday Event
by A.A. Cristi - October 29, 2018

CTYP is excited to host a special family carolling event this December at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. The event will feature local holiday favourites, the Gingerbread Men, who will perform an assortment of holiday classics and lead sing-a-longs of festive favourites. Holiday crafts a...
Vancouver Opera Company Heroic Opera Announces Oktoberfest Fundraiser Photo Vancouver Opera Company Heroic Opera Announces Oktoberfest Fundraiser
by A.A. Cristi - October 08, 2018

Vancouver Opera company Heroic Opera will be toasting in its first fundraiser with an Oktoberfest celebration filled with German opera, food, and local craft beer. ...
Vancouver Opera Presents Lehár's THE MERRY WIDOW Photo Vancouver Opera Presents Lehár's THE MERRY WIDOW
by A.A. Cristi - September 10, 2018

Get ready to indulge in the Viennese torte known as Franz Lehar's comedic operetta The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe). Set in the heart of vibrant fin de siecle Paris, the wealthy widow Hanna Glawari schemes to win the heart of dashingly handsome Count Danilo. A scandalous caper ensues while suitor...
Vancouver Opera Announces Tickets And Subscriptions On Sale Photo Vancouver Opera Announces Tickets And Subscriptions On Sale
by A.A. Cristi - August 07, 2018

Tickets and subscription packages are now available for the upcoming blockbuster 2018-2019 Vancouver Opera's Season & Festival. The Season opens with Lehar's The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe), an Art Nouveau-inspired comedic operetta (October 20-28, 2018, Queen Elizabeth Theatre) and continues wit...
Heroic Opera Presents ELEKTRA by Richard Strauss Photo Heroic Opera Presents ELEKTRA by Richard Strauss
by Julie Musbach - April 04, 2018

Hailed as 'The First Freudian Opera', Elektra is a tale of murder, betrayal, desperation, and the desire for vengeance that can consume us all. Richard Strauss' bloody masterpiece is brought to life by Vancouver's Heroic Opera Company with music that is powerful, raw, and jarring, and has been met w...
Pacific Opera Victoria Presents A Baroque Masterwork, Handel's RINALDO Photo Pacific Opera Victoria Presents A Baroque Masterwork, Handel's RINALDO
by A.A. Cristi - March 12, 2018

Pacific Opera Victoria presents Rinaldo, an exotic story of adventure and danger, heroism and love, April 19 through 29, 2018, at the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street, in Victoria....
Pacific Opera Victoria Announces Its 2018/19 Season Photo Pacific Opera Victoria Announces Its 2018/19 Season
by Alan Henry - February 16, 2018

Pacific Opera Victoria's 2018/19 season includes two well-known masterworks by major composers as well as a delightful work from the classical operetta repertoire....
Pacific Opera Victoria To Present Puccini's La Boheme Photo Pacific Opera Victoria To Present Puccini's La Boheme
by Alan Henry - January 31, 2018

A cast of exciting and familiar voices returns to Pacific Opera Victoria (POV) for Puccini's La Boheme, a bittersweet tale of young, impoverished artists experiencing friendship, love and loss. La Boheme is presented February 15 to 25, 2018, at the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street, in Victoria, B...