Other Companies

This free service of City Opera will help you navigate to the many opera companies in the area.

If you would like your company added to this list, or to update its information, please contact Adam Abrams at info@cityoperavancouver.com. Thanks!

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Astrolabe Musik Theatre / Vancouver
www.astrolabemusiktheatre.com
Heather Pawsey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Unheard, March 2018. Now concluded

 

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

 

Burnaby Lyric Opera
https://www.burnabylyricopera.com/
Linda Marie James, President
UPCOMING:   Donizetti, L'Elisir d'Amore. 23 February - 2 March 2019. Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby. Now concluded

 

Canadian Polish Concert Society / Vancouver
www.cpconcertsociety.com
Henrietta Choromanski, Artistic Director/President
UPCOMING: TBA

 

Chilliwack Opera Troupe
https://chilliwackoperatroupe.wordpress.com/
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
https://eastvanopera.com/
Allison Cociani, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: Cociani, Shill. Beauty's Beast: The Tragic Silence of Lili Boulanger. A new opera. 6 and 7 September. The Orpheum Annex, on Seymour Street at Robson

 

Fear No Opera / Victoria
www.FearNoOpera.com
Neil Reimer and Amy Steggles, founders
UPCOMING:  TBA

 

Fraser Lyric Opera / Prince George
www.facebook.com/fraserlyricopera/
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

 

Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society
http://fvgss.org/
Jim Nelson, president
UPCOMING:  Flaherty and Ahrens,  Suessical the Musical. 25 April - 5 May. Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnson Road, White Rock

 

Fugue Theatre / Vancouver
http://fugue.biz/
Laura Di Cicco, Artistic and Managing Director
UPCOMING:  Julie McIsaac and Corey Payette, Les Filles du Roi. 15 - 27 May. York Theatre, Commercial x E Georgia. Now concluded

 

Heroic Opera Company / Vancouver
https://heroicopera.com/
Angus Kellett, Music Director
UPCOMING: Verdi, Macbeth. 5, 6 July. Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street. 

 

Indie Opera West
https://m.facebook.com/IndieOperaWest/
A new association of independent opera companies in Western Canada
 

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

 

North Shore Light Opera / North Vancouver
www.nslos.com
Roger Nelson, Producer
UPCOMING:  Rodgers and Barer, Once Upon A Mattress. 16 - 26 May 2019. Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver.

 

Opera Kelowna
http://www.operakelowna.com
Alexandra Kosachukova Babbel, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Bizet, Carmen. 16 - 19 August 2018. Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street. Now concluded

 

Opera Mariposa / Vancouver
http://operamariposa.com/
Jacqueline Ko, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Mozart, Cosí fan tutte. 30 November, 1, 7 and 8 December. Marpole United Church, 1296 West 67th Avenue. Now concluded

 

Opera Nanaimo
www.operananaimo.ca
Bonnie Stebbings, Artistic Director / Coordinator
Mari Lyn Kelly, President
UPCOMING:  Puccini, Madama Butterfly. 9, 10 November. Venue TBA

 

Opera Opulenza / Vancouver
http://operaopulenza.ca/
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
http://www.procantanti.com
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

 

Pacific Northwest Opera / Mt Vernon, Washington
[formerly Skagit Opera]
http://pnopera.org/
Ron Wohl, General Director
UPCOMING:  Wagner, The Ring in One Night. 3, 5, 10, and 12 May 2019. McIntyre Hall, 2501 East College Way, Mt Vernon, Washington

 

Pacific Opera Victoria
www.pov.bc.ca
Timothy Vernon, Artistic Director
Ian Rye, Executive Director
UPCOMING:  Kálmán, Countess Maritza. 25 April - 5 May. Puccini, Il Trittico. 17 - 27 October. Dove, Flight. 20 February - 1 March 2020.  Yahgulanaas and Goulet, Flight of the Hummingbird. 19 - 22 March 2020 [Baumann Centre] Bizet, Carmen. 16 - 26 April 2020. Royal Theatre, Victoria

 

Pacific Operaworks / Seattle
http://www.pacificmusicworks.org/
Stephen Stubbs, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Handel, Samson. 3 May, Trinity Lutheran, Lynnwood. 4 May, First Baptist Church, Seattle

 

Re:Naissance Opera
www.reopera.com/acis-galatea
Debi Wong, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Krentz and Webber, The Devil's Contract:  An ASL Opera. 15 June, Orpheum Annex

 

Seattle Opera
www.seattleopera.org/on-stage/
Aidan Lang, General Director. Christina Scheppelmann, Designate
UPCOMING:  Bizet, Carmen. 4 - 18 May 2019. Verdi, Rigoletto. 10 - 28 August. Rossini, Cinderella. 19 - 30 October, 1 November. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin. 11 - 25 January 2020. Daniel Schnyder, Charlie Parker's Yardbird. 22 - 29 February, 1 - 7 March 2020. Puccini, La bohème. 2 - 19 May 2020. McCaw Hall, Seattle Centre, 321 Mercer Street

 

UBC Opera / Vancouver
www.ubcopera.com
Nancy Hermiston, Director
UPCOMING:  Mozart, Don Giovanni. 20 - 23 June, Old Auditorium

 

Vancouver Academy of Music
www.facebook.com/VAMVocalTheatre/timeline
Robyn Driedger-Klassen, Alan Corbishley. Music Directors, Vocal Theatre Workshop
UPCOMING:  John Duke, Captain Lovelock. 16 March at 7pm, 17 March at 2pm. Koerner Recital Hall, 1270 Chestnut Street. Now concluded

 

Vancouver Cantonese Opera
http://vancanopera.com/
Rosa Cheng, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Bamboo Theatre - The Cantonese Opera Festival. 1pm, 25 May. Norman Rothstein Theatre, 940 West 41st Avenue

 

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

 

Vancouver Opera
www.vancouveropera.ca
Kim Gaynor, General Director
Gounod, Faust. 27 April - 5 May, 2019. Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Rossini, La Cenerentola. 27 April - 12 May, 2019. Vancouver Playhouse. Verdi, La Traviata. 17 - 27 October. QET. Rossini, Barber of Seville. 13 - 20 February, 2020. QET. Bilodeau, Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera. 23 April - 2 May, 2020. QET. Mozart, Così fan tutte. 24 April - 9 May. Vancouver Playhouse

 

Victoria Gilbert & Sullivan Society
http://gilbertandsullivanvictoria.ca/
Jonathan Woodward, President
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan, Patience. Fall 2019

 

Victoria Operatic Society
https://www.facebook.com/victoriaoperaticsociety/
Mary-Lynne Britt, President
UPCOMING:  Shrek The Musical. 3 - 12 May. McPherson Playhouse

 

Young People's Opera Society of BC
http://yposbc.org/
Dolores Scott, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Donizetti, The Elixir of Love. 21 - 23 June, Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre

 

 

BC ALLIANCE  FOR  ARTS  AND  CULTURE

www.allianceforarts.com

 

VANCOUVER  OPERA  GUILD

www.vancouveroperaguild.com