COV News for 7 August 2020

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

A Canadian Masterpiece is Now Available at Online Auction All Proceeds Benefit City Opera   This extraordinary work was donated by arts patron Wayne Richards, in support of the musical and social agenda of City Opera. His gift of original prints by Yousuf Karsh netted over $26,000 in 2010. Now, he has given us Spring […]

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City Opera Vancouver Announces Public Workshops for “Chinatown”

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

21 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: IMMEDIATE   City Opera Vancouver announces public workshops for new opera Chinatown   Libretto written by Madeleine Thien Supported by The Vancouver Foundation and The City of Vancouver City Opera Vancouver today released the schedule for the first public workshops of its next commission, Chinatown. This new opera, by the renowned […]

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News Flash: MISSING goes on tour in November 2019

Friday, October 25th, 2019

News Flash: MISSING goes on tour in November 2019 The acclaimed new Canadian opera Missing, by Marie Clements and Brian Current, and directed by Peter Hinton, is going on tour. After a highly successful run in Vancouver and Victoria in November 2017, giving 14 performances in three venues and two cities, Missing goes on its […]

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City Opera news for September 19, 2019

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

New Music, New Singers, And New Board Members In the season ahead, City Opera presents a dramatic new work, Berlin: The Last Cabaret. We welcome five new singers in it. We bid a fond and grateful farewell to three long-serving members of our Board. And, we announce new concerts and special events - including our […]

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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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