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  Robert Holliston

INSIDE OPERA with Robert Holliston

A FREE opera preview to help you discover even more about each original POV production. Hosted by Principal Coach Robert Holliston, INSIDE Opera allows anyone to explore POV's productions, whether they have opera tickets or not. Subscribers can bring friends, and it's all free. Just call to reserve.

Due to popular demand we offer two sessions of INSIDE Opera – at 10 am and at noon. Reserve NOW!

Free of charge. Free Parking. Bring a friend!

Please reserve in advance:
250-385-0222 or 250-382-1641
or .
Please specify which session (10 am or noon) you prefer.

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10 am or noon

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria School of Music
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INSIDE OPERA at the Union Club

Enjoy lunch in elegant surroundings while Robert Holliston presents a special INSIDE Opera at the Union Club of Victoria.

11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Union Club Centennial Ballroom, 805 Gordon Street
$25 per person includes lunch (soup, sandwich, dainties, tea, coffee).

Friday, March 27, 2015, 11:45 am

Please call 250-382-1641 to reserve with payment. Please reserve at least three days before the event.

Dress code: Business Dress


happening (spring) cocktail party

An enchanting evening of Opera, Kabuki and cocktails

Friday, March 27, 8 pm to 11 pm
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss Street

Co-presented by Pacific Opera Victoria and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, this evening of pop-up art "happenings" features

  • Opera performances by members of the cast of Madama Butterfly.
  • Curated tours of the Art Gallery's exhibit, Kabuki: Japan's Dynamic Theatre in Prints.
  • Talks by POV's Principal Coach, Robert Holliston.
  • A demonstration of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement.
  • A Signature Cocktail and delicious hors d'oeuvres from Truffles Catering.

Tickets: $35 plus $2.92 service charge
Order online through Eventbrite

happening (spring) cocktail party


INSIDE Opera at the Union Club

MADAMA BUTTERFLY: March 27, 2015

$25 per person includes lunch. Please reserve with payment at least three days before the event.

  • 250-385-0222
  • 250-382-1641


INSIDE Opera with Robert Holliston

MADAMA BUTTERFLY: March 29, 2015

10 am or noon. Free of charge. Please reserve:

  • 250-385-0222
  • 250-382-1641


happening (spring) cocktail party

March 27, 2015

$37.92 incl service charge
Order online


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