Baumann Centre Events

Event in Wingate Studio at the Baumann Centre. Photo Janet Lewis

Events at the Baumann Centre

The Baumann Centre for Pacific Opera Victoria is designed to host a wide range of activities, including rehearsals, artist training workshops, youth music programs, donor receptions, meetings, and much more.

Watch for information on upcoming events , including workshops and master classes offered as part of POV's Artist Training Programs, as well as a variety of opera lectures, patron events, and education, engagement, and cultural activities.


Opera Motifs

Wingate Studio, the Baumann Centre
925 Balmoral Road, Victoria

Robert Holliston examines a specific topic related to each of POV's main stage productions. Discover your inner scholar without once feeling like you're in school. Free and open to all, whether you have an opera ticket or not.


250-382-1641 or
Or reserve online: RSVP

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 7 pm
    In this engaging presentation, Robert Holliston will explore the role of children in the music of Benjamin Britten. The event will feature a special guest performance by the members of the Victoria Children's Choir under the direction of Madeleine Humer.


Lunchbox Opera

Wingate Studio, the Baumann Centre
925 Balmoral Road, Victoria

Lunch with a concert! A relaxing way to take a break and take in a bit of music.

Bring your own lunch or pre-order a lunchbox from Zambri's ($15).
To order your Zambri's lunchbox, call the POV Box office (250-385-0222) by the preceding Friday.

Reservations: 250-385-0222 or .


  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
    Fantasy in Song
    Encounter the fantastical creatures and characters from Germany, Austria, France and England, whose myths live on in poetry and song. In a reprisal of a program recently performed in Carnegie Hall, baritone John Brancy presents works by Schumann, Schubert, Fauré, Britten, and others, with Robert Holliston and Tatiana Vassilieva at the piano.


The Baumann Centre for Pacific Opera Victoria

925 Balmoral Road
Victoria, BC.


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