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The City of Richmond’s Art, Culture and Heritage Services team is delighted to partner with celebrated Lower Mainland opera companies to present Minoru Chapel Opera.

On the first Wednesdays in March, April and May audiences have the opportunity to hear selections from classic operas masterfully performed in an intimate and historic setting, a place that is typically enjoyed only by wedding guests and movie crews.

Spring 2015

Event Name: Opera Mariposa presents From Wolfgang to Wagner: Great Moments in Opera
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Event Name: City Opera Vancouver presents Classic of the Musical Stage
Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Event Name: Burnaby Lyric Opera presents La Traviata
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Details: Concerts at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Minoru Chapel, 6540 Gilbert Road
Admission is $20 adults | $18 students & seniors (+ GST)
Doors open 30 min before shows.

Limited Seating!
Purchase at door (cash only, space permitting) or, as recommended, in advance at
604-276-4300, Mon-Fri 8:30 – 5:30 pm Credit card only.
No refunds

Please quote course # as indicated below.

PDF Document Minoru Chapel Opera Spring 2015 Brochure

Opera Mariposa
From Wolfgang to Wagner: Great Moments in Opera
Wednesday, March 4
2:00 pm (course #937908)
7:00 pm (course #937958)

Opera Mariposa is proud to make their Minoru Chapel debut with a costumed concert of sumptuous operatic highlights, featuring songs and scenes from Carmen, La bohème, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro and many more. Join multi-award-winning sopranos Jacqueline Ko and Robin Eder-Warren with acclaimed baritone Jason Cook as they bring to life some of opera’s most unforgettable moments.

Opera Mariposa is a critically acclaimed opera company run by young artists, for young artists. Now in their third season, the Vancouver-based company is dedicated to creating a stage for emerging talent, showcasing North America’s most promising performers in a diverse program of gala concerts, original shows and fully staged opera productions. The Vancouver Project recently declared that “Opera Mariposa stands at the forefront of Vancouver’s opera scene,” and Mariposa’s productions have been hailed as “priceless” (Opera Canada) and “a stroke of genius” (The Voice) for their ability to engage both dedicated opera lovers and new audiences.

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City Opera Vancouver: Classics of the Musical Stage
Wednesday, Apr 1
2:00 pm (course #938008)
7:00 pm (course #938058)

Porgy and Bess and beyond. Great arias, songs and duets by Gershwin, Porter and Kern; here are your favourites in a single concert.

With two of City Opera Vancouver’s most glamorous and accomplished singers — soprano Michelle Keobke and baritone Ed Moran — host and narrator Tom Durrie will guide audiences through an unforgettable evening of unforgettable music!

City Opera Vancouver is a professional chamber company that tells wonderful stories in small forms. In May 2014, they presented the world premiere of Pauline, the first opera by Margaret Atwood, with music by Tobin Stokes. It sold out all five nights. Previous productions include Fallujah, Sumidagawa & Curlew River, The Emperor of Atlantis, Carmina Burana, and over 40 concerts and recitals. In 2016 City Opera Vancouver will present The Lost Operas of Mozart, three works that the great composer began but never finished. In 2017, their next commission is Missing Women, which will tell a story everyone knows, from the perspective of a woman no one remembers.

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Burnaby Lyric Opera: La Traviata
Wednesday, May 6
2:00 pm (course #938105)
7:00 pm (course #938108)

Burnaby Lyric Opera is pleased to present highlights from Giuseppe Verdi’s magnificent opera, La Traviata.

This beloved classic explores society and morality through the passionate love and tragic death of the beautiful, but fragile, courtesan Violetta, who sacrifices her one hope for happiness for her lover’s reputation.

You will hear this glorious music sung by five of British Columbia’s superb young opera singers — featuring soprano Gina McLellan Morel as Violetta and tenor Brian Lee as Alfredo — under the musical direction of David Boothroyd.

Burnaby Lyric Opera began in the early 1980’s and by 1997 had evolved into a professional company with its permanent home in the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Burnaby. For its innovative productions and high performance standards, BLO has received praise and critical acclaim, not only from local newspaper critics, but the high-profile magazine, Opera Canada. The company is a non-profit society with a vision to give emerging professional and semi-professional opera singers in British Columbia the opportunity to sing leading roles in fully-staged operas.

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2 thoughts on “CONTEST – CHAPEL IN THE PARK Minoru Chapel Opera”

  1. This is the loveliest chapel for weddings! Yes, please for Opera in the Chapel….this would be amazing to experience in one of the quaintest loveliest locations that I know.


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