Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Presents the Music of Mozart, Haydn, and Fiala, featuring Berlin Philharmonic Oboist Albrecht Mayer on October 25 & 26 at The Chan Centre at UBC

You haven’t heard oboe till you’ve heard Albrecht Mayer, principal of the Berlin Philharmonic. Mayer will lead the VSO as both soloist and conductor in a program that features a concerto that skillfully highlights the oboe’s capabilities.

Marriage of Figaro Dazzles with Sparkling Performances

  I first met award-winning director Rachel Peake when she directed the acclaimed Realwheels production of Sexy Voices last year. So I was excited to learn that she would be directing Mozart’s much-loved The Marriage of Figaro as part of Vancouver Opera’s inaugural Festival series. This production exceeded my expectations with a stellar cast of emerging … Read more Marriage of Figaro Dazzles with Sparkling Performances

Minoru Chapel Opera Mozart to Strauss May 7

Opera di Concertisti: Mozart to Strauss   The final performance of the spring season of the City of Richmond’s Minoru Chapel Opera series is Wednesday, May 7, 2014.   Richard Strauss (whose 150th birthday is this year) is quoted as saying that Mozart was his greatest influence. In this concert, four opera excerpts will examine … Read more Minoru Chapel Opera Mozart to Strauss May 7