Opera

Outerbridge Park will see opera and poetry performances included in the free Saanich event. (Courtesy Brenda Weatherston)

Voices in Nature: Saanich hosts opera and poetry event in Outerbridge Park

Attendees will see instrumental, opera, and poetry performances

 

A two-week outdoor music festival will run in the grounds of St. Ann’s Academy this summer, with performances from the Victoria Symphony, Pacific Opera Victoria and others. (Photo courtesy Victoria Symphony/Pacific Opera Victoria)

Victoria Symphony, Pacific Opera announce outdoor festival of music

Two-week festival will include paid performances and free pop-up events

 

The Victoria Symphony Orchestra, shown here in a past concert at the University of Victoria, and Pacific Opera Victoria are teaming up for performances June 10 and 11. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pacific Opera Victoria, Victoria Symphony collaborate for free online performances

Britten’s Phaedra and Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings streaming June 10 and 11

 

Opera tenor Isaiah Bell. Lia Crowe photography

In Studio with tenor Isaiah Bell

Solo opera comes to British Columbia

  • Jan 22, 2021
Opera tenor Isaiah Bell. Lia Crowe photography
Giuseppe Pietraroia, associate conductor with Pacific Opera Victoria and the Victoria Symphony, is part of the opening episode of Listening Party Podcast, one of two opera-centric online shows to be presented weekly by POV and hosted by Rebecca Hass. Photo courtesy Victoria Symphony

Opera from a social distance: Taking it to the web

Pacific Opera Victoria launches two weekly podcasts to educate and stay in touch with listeners

  • Apr 11, 2020
Giuseppe Pietraroia, associate conductor with Pacific Opera Victoria and the Victoria Symphony, is part of the opening episode of Listening Party Podcast, one of two opera-centric online shows to be presented weekly by POV and hosted by Rebecca Hass. Photo courtesy Victoria Symphony
Intrigue and romance in POV’s newest opera

Intrigue and romance in POV’s newest opera

Pacific Opera Victoria throws a party with Countess Maritza, featuring Kálmán’s beautiful music

  • Apr 16, 2019
Intrigue and romance in POV’s newest opera
Allison Cociani, founder of East Van Opera, performs in her first original full-length opera, Alma. The Vancouver-based company brings a new and innovative production, The Fall, to Victoria on Feb. 24.Michelle Doherty photo

East Van Opera brings new production to Victoria stage

‘The Fall’ combines original poetry with innovative compositions

Allison Cociani, founder of East Van Opera, performs in her first original full-length opera, Alma. The Vancouver-based company brings a new and innovative production, The Fall, to Victoria on Feb. 24.Michelle Doherty photo