City Opera News for 14 Dec 2021

Monday, December 13th, 2021

COVID and concerts... Musicians improvise. COVID demands improvisation. In 2021, we gave 33 PoPUpOpera concerts. These included two at Cottage Hospice, three in support of vax clinics at the Convention Centre, and four at Sun Yat-Sen Gardens. Below, two of the staff who came outside for our concert at the DTES Coastal Health Clinic. They […]

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COV News Special – Oct 26, 2021

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Chutzpah, Marxes, & City Opera Chinatown Preview • Virtual Studio Missing in Alaska DTES PoPUpOpera • 14th AGM Chutzpah Festival. Marx Brothers. City Opera. None had more chutzpah than the Marx Brothers. In their 1935 MGM classic, A Night at the Opera, their absurd and subversive humour is in full bloom. Join City Opera as we open […]

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City Opera News for 15 Sept 2021

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Pictured above: City Opera at ACT Maple Ridge Covid and Concerts… Musicians improvise. COVID demands improvisation. And it means taking our music to people where they live. We gave 19 PoPUpOperas last season, and plan 35 PoPUp and long-form concerts this season. So far, we have given 34: Sun-Yat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens (4 events), […]

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City Opera Vancouver News / 26 March 2021

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Does anyone have perru-queries? If so, City Opera has answers. One of the wittiest, most sly and subtle comic cantatas ever written, Perruqueries [questions about wigs] was published at City Opera Online today. Click here to watch it now. With libretto by Bill Richardson, and music by Jocelyn Morlock, Perruqueries is a wickedly funny take […]

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City Opera Vancouver News / 15 March 2021

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

The Human  Voice / Online Opera No. 1... starring tenor Isaiah Bell, with pianist Roger Parton, has attracted wonderful reviews. In the Spring 2021 edition of Opera Canada, critic Robert Jordan writes:  “With a remarkably fine tenor, Isaiah Bell conveys his character’s vain attempts to communicate an utter devastation that his male lover is ending their […]

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The Human Voice – The complete version

Monday, January 18th, 2021

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