Prepare to be dazzled by the next generation of Canadian opera stars at VOX, a prestigious new vocal competition taking place at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre on April 26. The event, which takes place on the eve of opening day of the third Vancouver Opera Festival (April 27 to May 5), is set to showcase the cream of Canada’s new operatic talent.
Arguably one of the most well known operas of our time, the Vancouver Opera is staging their 12th production of La Bohème since they first performed it in 1960. The last time the bohemian arias were sung by the VO was in 2008, a very melodramatic interpretation indeed, and so being able to attend this new staging felt much more authentic and was a real treat.
Heroic Opera presents an Oktoberfest Concert, with German opera, food, and BEER! 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. The concert will feature some of the best of Vancouver’s singing talent, including multi-award-winning singers who have performed … Read moreOktoberfest Concert and Beer Hall
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)
Vancouver Opera, today announced that more than 15,000 people attended operas, concerts, screenings, cultural celebrations, art installations, master classes, social and free community events at its second annual Vancouver Opera Festival (VOF). An estimated 2500 additional patrons are expected to attend post-festival performances of The Overcoat – a musical tailoring this week. Audiences were treated … Read moreVancouver Opera’s Second Annual Vancouver Opera Festival, presented by BMO, Music, Community, and Culture in 9 days of spectacular performances