Norman Armour to direct Pauline

PuSh Festival co-founder Norman Armour has been tapped to direct Pauline, the first opera to feature a libretto by Canadian literary star Margaret Atwood, City Opera Vancouver president Nora Kelly announced today.

City Opera Vancouver receives $250,000 commissioning grant for new chamber opera

City Opera Vancouver’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce the company has been awarded a commissioning grant of $250,000 US from the Annenberg Foundation, in connection with the philanthropic multimedia organization Explore. This extraordinary sum is believed to be the largest single commissioning grant in Canadian history. The working title: FALLUJAH.

City Opera Production Fund now created…

The City Opera art auction was a big success. The auction events, which took place in October and December, comprised fifty-two lots generously donated to COV.  Forty-one of these had sold as of December 16th, at prices both above and below the pre-auction estimates. The proceeds of sale were over $43,000, the entire sum going […]