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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COVID-19 ALERT. To the best of our knowledge, every company here has cancelled its work upcoming. We will notify as soon as it has become safe for them to re-open.

 

Astrolabe Musik Theatre / Vancouver
www.astrolabemusiktheatre.com
Heather Pawsey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Concert Series. Spring 2020, featuring the music of Leslie Uyeda. Details to come

 

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:   Puccini, Madama Butterfly. 22, 24, 26, 27 and 29 February 2020. Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

 

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. A new opera. 6 and 7 September. The Orpheum Annex, on Seymour Street at Robson. Now concluded

 

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:  Puccini, La Bohème. 5, 6 and 7 July. Now concluded

 

Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society
http://fvgss.org/
Jim Nelson, president
UPCOMING:  The Spring Swing Fling Ceilidh. A fundraiser. 7 March 2020. Rose Room, at Valleyview. 14464 72nd Avenue, Surrey

 

Fugue Theatre / Vancouver
http://fugue.biz/
Laura Di Cicco, Artistic and Managing Director
UPCOMING:  Sally Stubbs and Britt MacLeod. Polly and The Penthouse. 9 June 2020. 1019 Seymour

 

Heroic Opera Company / Vancouver
https://heroicopera.com/
Angus Kellett, Music Director
UPCOMING: Verdi, Don Carlos. 8 - 10 July. Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street

 

Indie Opera West
https://m.facebook.com/IndieOperaWest/
A new association of independent opera companies in Western Canada. UPCOMING: Indie Opera Week, 19 - 27 June 2019. Now concluded
 

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

 

Ne:Sans Opera & Dance Theatre
www.nesans.net
Idan Cohen, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Open House Event, 26 October, 7pm, Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street. Now concluded

 

North Shore Light Opera / North Vancouver
www.nslos.com
Roger Nelson, Producer
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan.  Patience, A Hipsters Tale. 14 - 24 May 2020. Presentation House Theatre, 333 Chesterfield, North Vancouver

 

Opera Kelowna
http://www.operakelowna.com
Alexandra Kosachukova Babbel, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors. 14, 15 November. Rotary Centre for the Arts

 

Opera Mariposa / Vancouver
http://operamariposa.com/
Jacqueline Ko, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  This Is Me. A New Benefit & Awareness Show. 23 May 2020. Canadian Memorial United Church, 15th x Burrard

 

Opera Nanaimo
www.operananaimo.ca
President and Artistic Director, Carol Fetherston
UPCOMING:  Puccini, La Bohéme. 9, 10 November. Vancouver Island University. Now concluded

 

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
http://pnopera.org/
Ron Wohl, General Director
UPCOMING:  Donizetti, Don Pasquale. 3, 8, and 10, May 2020. 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:  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. Now concluded

 

Players & Singers / Vancouver
https://playersandsingers.com
Kevin Zakresky, Music Director
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan, Trial By Jury. 10 May 2020. The Ballroom at Hycroft Manor, 1489 MacRae Avenue

 

Re:Naissance Opera
www.reopera.com/acis-galatea
Debi Wong, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Echoes of Orpheus: An exploration in Virtual Reality Opera. 23 February 2020. Hodson Manor, 1254 West 7th Avenue. Now concluded

 

Seattle Opera
www.seattleopera.org/on-stage/
Aidan Lang, General Director. Christina Scheppelmann, Designate
UPCOMING:  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

 

Sound The Alarm: Music/Theatre (The Theatre of Music)
www.soundthealarm.ca
Alan Corbishley, Director
UPCOMING:  Du Yun, Royce Vavrek. Angel's Bone. Details to come

 

UBC Opera / Vancouver
www.ubcopera.com
Nancy Hermiston, Director
UPCOMING:  Rossini, The Journey to Reims. 13, 14, 19, 20 June. Old Auditorium

 

Vancouver Academy of Music
www.facebook.com/VAMVocalTheatre/timeline
Robyn Driedger-Klassen, Alan Corbishley. Music Directors
UPCOMING:  Purcell, Dido and Aeneas. 13, 14 March 2020. Koerner Recital Hall, 1270 Chestnut Street

 

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. Now concluded

 

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 Island Performers Guild / Victoria
www.vipguild.ca 
Rebekah Janzen, President
UPCOMING:  Rossini, Cinderella. 25 Sept to 4 Oct 2020. Venue TBA

 

Vancouver Opera
www.vancouveropera.ca
Tom Wright, Interim General Director
Bilodeau, Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera. 23 April - 2 May, 2020. QET. Vox, A Singing Competition and Gala. 1 May, QET. Yahgulanaas and Goulet, Flight of the Hummingbird. 3 May, Vancouver Playhouse

 

Victoria Gilbert & Sullivan Society
http://gilbertandsullivanvictoria.ca/
Jonathan Woodward, President
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan, HMS Pinafore. Fall 2020. Cancelled

 

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

 

Young People's Opera Society of BC
http://yposbc.org/
Dolores Scott, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Rodgers and Hammerstein, The Sound of Music. 24, 25 April 2020. St Mark's Anglican Church, 12953 20th Avenue, Surrey. 26 April, Trinity Lutheran Church, 11040 River Road, Delta

 

BC ALLIANCE  FOR  ARTS  AND  CULTURE

www.allianceforarts.com

 

VANCOUVER  OPERA  GUILD

www.vancouveroperaguild.com