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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Nigredo Hotel now open for you

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Nigredo Hotel is a bizarre black comedy, an operatic thriller, and a project unlike any we have done before. It stars baritone Tyler Duncan and soprano Sarah Vardy, and is directed by Alan Corbishley. The Hotel is startling, lyric, jazz-inflected and improvisational — with a four-player combo onstage. It has become a modern Canadian masterwork. […]

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Early bird savings on “Nigredo Hotel”

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Nigredo Hotel Now Open For You Just for you, an Early Bird offer: the hottest show of the fall season. You may now purchase tickets online at The Cultch website, or in person at Victoria x Venables. 604.251.1363. $60.25, $45.25, and $22.25, including service charges. In ten days they go on sale to the general public. […]

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City Opera News / 15 June 2018

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Nigredo Hotel... stars baritone Tyler Duncan and soprano Sarah Vardy (pictured), with stage direction by Alan Corbishley, lighting and sets by John Webber, costumes by Barbara Clayden – and inspiration from Carl Jung. With music by Nic Gotham, and libretto by Ann-Marie MacDonald, it is the story of an encounter between a beautiful but crazed […]

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City Opera E-News / March 2018

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Introducing Jeremy Stewart We welcome Jeremy Stewart as our new General Manager. Jeremy's management and fundraising experience includes work with Theatre North West, and service as General Manager of the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. In 2013 he founded Casse-TĂȘte, an annual festival of experimental music held in Prince George, for which he received the inaugural […]

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