Other Companies

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Astrolabe Musik Theatre / Vancouver
Heather Pawsey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Unheard, spring 2018


Black Bachx Opera Lab / Vancouver
Robert Carey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: Pidgorna and Brandt, Wild, excerpt. 24 May 2017. Orpheum Annex. Now concluded


Burnaby Lyric Opera
Linda Marie James, President
UPCOMING:   Bizet, Carmen. 18, 20, 22, 23, and 25 February 2017. Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby. Now concluded


Canadian Polish Concert Society / Vancouver
Henrietta Choromanski, Artistic Director/President


Chilliwack Opera Troupe
Paula DeWit and Bevin van Liempt, founders
UPCOMING:  Mozart, The Magic Flute. Chilliwack Cultural Centre,  with the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. Now concluded


East Van Opera
Allison Cociani, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: Cociani, Alma. 22 - 25 June 2017, Metro Theatre. Now concluded


Fear No Opera / Victoria
Neil Reimer and Amy Steggles, founders
UPCOMING:  Company on hiatus, as of 10 January 2016


Fraser Lyric Opera / Prince George
Melanie Nicol, Artistic Producer
UPCOMING:  Rossini, Barber of Seville. 15, 16 and 17 July. Theatre North West, 556 North Nechako Road, Prince George. Now concluded


Fugue Theatre / Vancouver
Laura Di Cicco, Artistic and Managing Director
UPCOMING:  Julie McIsaac and Corey Payette, Les Filles du Roi. May, 2018


Heroic Opera Company / Vancouver
Richard Epp, Music Director
UPCOMING:  Un Ballo in Maschera. 17 November, 7:30pm, Canadian Memorial United Church, W 15th and Burrard; and, 25 November, 7:30pm, Marpole United Church, 1296 W 67th. A co-production of Heroic Opera & Opera Mariposa. Now concluded


Nelson Opera  / Amy Ferguson Institute / Nelson
Dianna Ducs, Chair
UPCOMING:  Carl Orff, Carmina Burana. 9, 10, 11 February, Capitol Theatre, Nelson. Now concluded


North Shore Light Opera / North Vancouver
Roger Nelson, Producer
UPCOMING:  Sondheim, Into the Woods. 9 - 12 May 2018. Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver


Opera Kelowna
Alexandra Kosachukova Babbel, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Bizet, Carmen. 16 - 19 August 2018. Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street


Opera Mariposa / Vancouver
Jacqueline Ko, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Un Ballo in Maschera. 17 November, 7:30pm, Canadian Memorial United Church, W 15th and Burrard; and, 25 November, 7:30pm, Marpole United Church, 1296 W 67th. A co-production of Opera Mariposa & Heroic Opera. Now concluded


Opera Nanaimo
Bonnie Stebbings, Artistic Director / Coordinator
Mari Lyn Kelly, President
UPCOMING:  Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel. 28 and 29 October. Ecumenical Centre, 6234 Spartan Rd, off Metral Drive. Now concluded


Opera Opulenza / Vancouver
Artistic Director, Trudy Chalmers
Music Director, Roger Parton
UPCOMING:  Offenbach, Les Contes d’Hoffmann. 21 and 22 July, 2017. York Theatre, Commercial Drive x East Georgia. Now concluded


Opera Pro Cantanti / Vancouver
Richard Williams, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: "Our performance schedule varies from week to week and can change without notice. Please be sure to check frequently!" Cambrian Hall, 215 East 17th x Main


The Opera Project / Vancouver
Heidi Klassen, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  TBA. St. Mark's Anglican Church, 1805 Larch at West 2nd


Pacific Northwest Opera / Mt Vernon, Washington
[formerly Skagit Opera]
Ron Wohl, General Director
UPCOMING:  Puccini, Turandot. 6, 8, 13 and 15 April 2018. McIntyre Hall, 2501 East College Way, Mt Vernon, Washington


Pacific Opera Victoria
Timothy Vernon, Artistic Director
Ian Rye, Executive Director
UPCOMING: Handel, Rinaldo. 19 - 29 April 2018. Beethoven, Fidelio. 11 - 21 October. Verdi, La Traviata. 14 - 24 February 2019. Kálmán, Countess Maritza, 25 April - 5 May 2019. Royal Theatre, Victoria


Pacific Operaworks / Seattle
Stephen Stubbs, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Monteverdi, Orfeo. 28 October, St Mark's Episcopal Cathedral. Now concluded


Re:Naissance Opera
Debi Wong, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: Handel, Acis + Galatea. 15 - 17 September. Orpheum Annex. Now concluded


Seattle Opera
Aidan Lang, General Director
UPCOMING:  Berlioz, Beatrice & Benedict, 24 February - 10 March 2018. Verdi, Aida. 5 - 19 May 2018. Bates and Campbell. The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. TBA, 2018 - 2019. McCaw Hall, Seattle Centre, 321 Mercer Street


UBC Opera / Vancouver
Nancy Hermiston, Director
UPCOMING:  Puccini, Gianni Schicchi and Il Tabarro. 21 - 24 June. Old Auditorium


Vancouver Academy of Music
Robyn Klassen, Alan Corbishley. Music Directors, Vocal Theatre Workshop


Vancouver Cantonese Opera
Rosa Cheng, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Bamboo Theatre - The Cantonese Opera Festival. 1pm, 26 and 27 May. Norman Rothstein Theatre, 940 West 41st Avenue


Vancouver International Song Institute
Rena Sharon, Founding Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  on hiatus, summer 2017. Returning, summer 2018


Vancouver Island Opera / Parksville - Qualicum Beach
Tatiana Vasilieva, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro. 22 and 23 October. Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. Now concluded


Vancouver Opera
Kim Gaynor, General Director
ANNUAL SEASON: Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin. 27, 29 April, 3, 5 May 2018. Queen Elizabeth Theatre. FESTIVAL SEASON: Rolfe, The Overcoat. 28, 29 April, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 - 12 May 2018. Vancouver Playhouse. ANNUAL SEASON: Lehár, The Merry Widow. 20 - 28 October. Puccini, La Bohème. 14 - 24 February, 2019. FESTIVAL SEASON: Gounod, Faust. 27 April - 5 May, 2019. Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Rossini, La Cenerentola. 27 April - 12 May, 2019. Vancouver Playhouse


Victoria Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Jonathan Woodward, President
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan, Pirates of Penzance, 3 - 5 November, Dave Dunnet Theatre, Oak Bay. 10 - 12 November, Charlie White Theatre, Sidney. Now concluded


Victoria Operatic Society
Mary-Lynne Britt, President
UPCOMING:  Parton, 9 to 5, The Musical. 4 - 13 May 2018. McPherson Playhouse.