Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Wraps An Outstanding Season & Looks Ahead To 2019

The 2018 Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has ended on a record-breaking high note, with a total season attendance of over 108,000 – up 8% from the previous year – and a lineup of successful plays and special events that repeatedly sold out houses throughout the Festival.     The 29th Bard season ran … Read moreBard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Wraps An Outstanding Season & Looks Ahead To 2019

Vancouver Opera presents Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)

Vancouver Opera presents Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)  A light-hearted look at Love!  October 20, 25, 27 at 7:30pm & October 28 at 2:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre www.vancouveropera.ca   Get ready to indulge in the Viennese torte known as Franz Lehár’s comedic operetta The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe). Set in the heart … Read moreVancouver Opera presents Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)

City Opera Vancouver Presents Ann-Marie MacDonald & Nic Gotham’s Acclaimed – Nigredo Hotel –

Hitchcock-style Chamber Opera offers a daring and imaginative journey into the subconscious, performed to a dramatic jazz score  City Opera Vancouver presents the astonishing and macabre operatic thriller, Nigredo Hotel, on September 20 – 22, 2018 at 8pm at The Cultch Historic Theatre. This one-act chamber opera directed by Alan Corbishley, with music by Nic Gotham and libretto by distinguished Canadian author and playwright Ann-Marie … Read moreCity Opera Vancouver Presents Ann-Marie MacDonald & Nic Gotham’s Acclaimed – Nigredo Hotel –

Bard on the Beach presents Bold and Beautiful

The bold and beautiful setting for Bard on the Beach, the traditional Shakespeare productions at Vanier Park, becomes the location for the UBC Opera Ensemble and members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra to present Opera and Arias: Bold and Beautiful. On a lovely summer evening with the ocean and setting sun visible through the window … Read moreBard on the Beach presents Bold and Beautiful

Bard on the Beach welcomes Operas & Arias to Vanier Park on August 27 and September 3

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts, bringing the most gorgeous melodies to life — from La Traviata, La Bohème, Die Fledermaus and more. Enjoy the 29th season of Bard on the Beach by attending a live performance of these best-loved opera selections which are sure to seduce, delight and inspire.   The … Read moreBard on the Beach welcomes Operas & Arias to Vanier Park on August 27 and September 3

The Opera Project presents​ ECSTATIC EXPRESSION IN SONG

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (doors open 6:00 pm) Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 320 East 15th Ave. Vancouver (@ Sophia St one block east of Main)     Fasten your seatbelts for an operatic extravaganza featuring stirring music, traditional costume and a​n international ​​​guest star! Ecstatic Expression in Song showcases the advanced singers of The Opera … Read moreThe Opera Project presents​ ECSTATIC EXPRESSION IN SONG

Award-winning Vancouver singer raises awareness and funds for invisible illnesses

Soprano and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis sufferer Jacqueline Ko presents Toward Tomorrow, a benefit show for the ME/FM Society of BC This June, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, June 16th, Vancouver singer and producer Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Toward Tomorrow at Marpole United Church. The … Read moreAward-winning Vancouver singer raises awareness and funds for invisible illnesses

North Shore Light Opera ventures INTO THE WOODS for its 70th Anniversary production

One of Sondheim’s most popular works, Into the Woods’ musical sophistication and lyrical richness are sure to delight audiences! Please be advised that this musical deals with mature subject matter. The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who … Read moreNorth Shore Light Opera ventures INTO THE WOODS for its 70th Anniversary production

Heroic Opera presents Richard Strauss’ Bloodiest Opera Elektra

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 with acclaim and controversy the world … Read moreHeroic Opera presents Richard Strauss’ Bloodiest Opera Elektra

From Russia with Love to Jonathan Darlington Vancouver Opera Festival Special Tribute Concert Tuesday, May 1 at 7:30pm Vancouver Playhouse

  To recognize Jonathan Darlington’s extraordinary partnership with the VO Orchestra, join us for a special evening full of surprises!   To pay tribute to Jonathan Darlington’s extraordinary fifteen-year music-making partnership with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra a special concert entitled From Russia with Love to Jonathan Darlington will be one of the highlights of the … Read moreFrom Russia with Love to Jonathan Darlington Vancouver Opera Festival Special Tribute Concert Tuesday, May 1 at 7:30pm Vancouver Playhouse