City Opera News for 17 June 2019

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Our Three Tenors Saluted Pavarotti On June 5, City Opera tenors Turgut Akmete, Scott Rumble, and Sunny Shams, with pianist Roger Parton and curator Alan Corbishley, presented a musical tribute to the great Luciano Pavarotti. 200 attended. Many wept. All applauded. This was the first of four concerts we are giving at Il Centro: The […]

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Opera Nights at Il Centro | Summer 2019

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

A Three Tenors Tribute to Pavarotti A tribute to the best-loved tenor of all time Wednesday 5 June at 7:30pm Turgut Akmete, Scott Rumble, and Sunny Shams Italy vs France: A Duelling Concert A friendly duel for bragging rights in opera Thursday 11 July at 7:30pm Eve-Lyn de la Haye (Soprano), Martin Renner Wallace (Tenor), […]

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COV Donor Appreciation Night reminder

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Put your best foot forward, and join us this Wednesday for a delightful evening of music, shoes, and your friends at City Opera. Enjoy a special evening in a special place, support our ongoing programme of free concerts in the DTES — and more. The evening will include: singers Emma Parkinson, Michelle Koebke, and Sunny […]

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COV Donor Appreciation Night and Fundraiser

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Join us for dinner, cocktails and live comic opera to celebrate City Opera Vancouver. This event is generously supported by John Fluevog Shoes and The Woods Spirit Co. and will feature performances from some of City Opera’s best-loved musicians. Dinner will be provided by our friends at Nuba. Best of all – 50% of the […]

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City Opera News for 15 December 2018

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Chinatown: A New Chamber Opera Our next commission, scheduled for world premiere in late 2021, is underway. It tells the story of the people and culture of one of our most vital neighbourhoods. Chinatown will be written by Madeleine Thien, a native daughter of Vancouver and author of Do Not Say We Have Nothing (2016). […]

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A brilliant but troubled brain surgeon. An unusual hotel. A remarkable opera.

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

The NIGREDO HOTEL is a choice destination for music lovers and weary travelers -- and it always attracts a unique and fascinating clientele. For example, tomorrow through Saturday, we expect to welcome a brilliant but troubled brain surgeon who has just crashed his car. He will find more than he bargained for when he checks […]

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