Events Calendar

Robert Holliston talks about opera at the Baumann Centre, 2015

What's on at Pacific Opera Victoria

Pacific Opera Victoria offers a tremendous range of events – opera productions on our main stage at the Royal Theatre and at the Baumann Centre; behind-the-scenes activities for donors; plus our new community engagement platform, The Co|Opera|tive.

The Co|OPERA|tive is a series of events that invites youth, artists, and community to explore and discover opera in new ways. Every opera we stage offers an artistic lens through which to talk about timely topics and social issues and explore art in the context of the world in which we live, through forums, exhibits, film, performance, workshops, and more. The Co|OPERA|tive is everything we do off the stage to help opera come alive.


 

FEBRUARY, 2018

  • DetailsYOUTH   Living Opera In-Class Workshops
    January 22 to February 9
    . La Bohème: Free Workshops for Schools.

  • Details PUBLIC   Inside Opera at the Union Club
    Friday, February 2, 11:45 am
    , 805 Gordon St. With Robert Holliston and guests. $35 includes lunch.

  • Details EXTERNAL   Eugene Onegin at Calgary Opera
    February 3, 7, and 9
    . Conducted by Timothy Vernon.

  • RSVP Details PUBLIC   Opera Motifs
    Tuesday, February 6, 12:30 pm
    . Wingate Studio, 925 Balmoral. With Robert Holliston.

  • Details PUBLIC   Dinner at Café Momus
    Sunday, February 11, 6 pm
    . Royal Theatre Stage, 805 Broughton. A fundraiser in support of POV's Artist Development Programs.
    Sold Out. Waitlist being taken: 250-382-1641

  • Details YOUTH   Student Dress Rehearsal – La Bohème
    Tuesday, February 13, 7 pm
    , Royal Theatre. Arranged through schools: $15 for full-time students.

  • Details PUBLIC   Sense of Occasion
    Thursday, February 15, 6:30 pm
    , Royal Theatre. Opening Night Pre-show reception for La Bohème. $35, plus your opera ticket.

  • Details PUBLIC   La Bohème
    February 15, 17, 21, 23, 25

    Royal Theatre. With pre-show lobby lecture 1 hour before curtain.

  • Details ARTISTS / PUBLIC   Master Class
    Monday, February 19, 7 pm
    . Wingate Studio. With Brett Polegato.

  • Details PUBLIC   Lunchbox Opera
    Tuesday, February 20, 12:30 pm
    . Wingate Studio.

  • Details PUBLIC   CLC 22: Jonathan Larson – La Vie Bohème
    Thursday, February 22, 8 pm
    . Wingate Studio. With Gotta Getta Gimmick.

  • Details PUBLIC   The Garrets of Chinatown
    Friday, February 23, 7 pm
    . Chinatown. Guided tour – limited space. Reservations required. Full. Waitlist being taken: 250-382-1641

  • Details PUBLIC   The Garrets of Chinatown
    Saturday, February 24, 7 pm
    . Chinatown. Guided tour – limited space. Reservations required. Full. Waitlist being taken: 250-382-1641


 

MARCH, 2018

  • Details EXTERNAL   The Barber of Seville at Opera Santa Barbara
    March 2 and 4.
    Opera Santa Barbara presents The Barber of Seville (POV's 2016 production with set design by Ken MacDonald).

  • Details PUBLIC   Great Voices of Canada with Gino Quilico and Robert Holliston. Sunday, March 25, 8 pm
    University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. Co-presented by POV and University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. Tickets: Online or 250-721-8480.


 

APRIL, 2018

  • DetailsYOUTH   Living Opera In-Class Workshops
    April 3 to 20
    . Rinaldo: Free Workshops for Schools.

  • Details SENIORS RESIDENCES   Coloratura
    Thursday, April 5, 2 pm
    , Somerset House.

  • Details PUBLIC   Inside Opera at the Union Club
    Friday, April 6, 11:45 am
    , 805 Gordon St. With Robert Holliston and guests. $35 includes lunch.

  • RSVP Details PUBLIC   Inside Opera at UVic
    Sunday, April 8. 10 am or noon
    . Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. With Robert Holliston and guests. Free.

  • Details SENIORS RESIDENCES   Coloratura
    Monday, April 9, 2:30 pm
    , Carlton House.

  • RSVP Details PUBLIC   Opera Motifs
    Tuesday, April 10, 12:30 pm
    . Wingate Studio, 925 Balmoral. With Robert Holliston.

  • Details SENIORS RESIDENCES   Coloratura
    Wednesday, April 11, 2 pm
    , Berwick Gordon Head.

  • Details EXTERNAL   World Opera Forum in Madrid
    April 12 to 15.
    As part of its 200th anniversary celebration, Teatro Real will host the first World Opera Forum, with Opera Europa and Opera America. Pacific Opera Victoria has been invited to participate.

  • Details EXTERNAL   La traviata at Manitoba Opera
    April 14, 17, 20.
    Manitoba Opera presents La traviata, a co-production by five Canadian opera companies (Manitoba Opera, Edmonton Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria, Vancouver Opera, and Opéra de Montréal.) Costumes and props by POV.

  • Details PUBLIC   Sense of Occasion
    Thursday, April 19, 6:30 pm
    , Royal Theatre. Opening Night Pre-show reception for Rinaldo. $35, plus your opera ticket.

  • Details PUBLIC   Rinaldo
    April 19, 21, 27, 29

    Royal Theatre. With pre-show lobby lecture 1 hour before curtain.

  • Details ARTISTS / PUBLIC   Master Class
    Monday, April 23, 7 pm
    . Wingate Studio.

  • Details PUBLIC   Lunchbox Opera
    Tuesday, April 24, 12:30 pm
    . Wingate Studio.


 

MAY, 2018

  • Details PUBLIC   Crescendo Gala
    Sunday, May 6, Fairmont Empress Crystal Ballroom

    A fundraiser to support POV and the Victoria Symphony.

  • Details EXTERNAL   Know the World Tours: European Opera Tour
    May 3 to 16 (Prague, Brno, Linz, Salzburg) with optional extension to May 21 (Vienna)
    . PDF of Brochure


 

JUNE, 2018

  • Details PUBLIC   Great Houses of Victoria
    Sunday, June 10

    A fundraiser to support POV.


 

Events and programmes subject to change.

RESERVATIONS
250-382-1641
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OPERA TICKETS
250-385-0222



 

WINGATE STUDIO
Baumann Centre
925 Balmoral Rd.

ROYAL THEATRE
805 Broughton St.

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