Other Companies

This free service of City Opera will help you navigate to the many opera companies in our 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!


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
Heather Pawsey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Concert Series. Spring 2020, featuring the music of Leslie Uyeda. Details to come


Black Bachx Opera Lab / Vancouver
Robert Carey, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: Pidgorna and Brandt, Wild Dogs, excerpt. 24 May 2017. Orpheum Annex. Now concluded


Burnaby Lyric Opera
Linda Marie James, President
UPCOMING:   Puccini, Madama Butterfly. 22, 24, 26, 27 and 29 February 2020. Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby. Now concluded


Chilliwack Opera Troupe
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
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
Neil Reimer and Amy Steggles, founders


Fraser Lyric Opera / Prince George
Melanie Nicol, Artistic Producer
UPCOMING:  Puccini, La Bohème. 5, 6 and 7 July. Now concluded


Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society
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
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
Angus Kellett, Music Director
UPCOMING: Verdi, Don Carlos. 8 - 10 July. Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street


Indie Opera West
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
Dianna Ducs, Chair
UPCOMING:  Carl Orff, Carmina Burana. 9, 10, 11 February, Capitol Theatre, Nelson. Now concluded


Ne:Sans Opera & Dance Theatre
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
Roger Nelson, Producer
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan.  Patience, A Hipsters Tale. 14 - 24 May 2020. Presentation House Theatre, 333 Chesterfield, North Vancouver


Opera Box / an online company / Vancouver
Chloé Hurst, Artistic Director
UPCOMING: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJlMwdBBLk0


Opera Kelowna
Rosemary Thomson, interim Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors. 14, 15 November. Rotary Centre for the Arts


Opera Mariposa / Vancouver
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
President and Artistic Director, Carol Fetherston
UPCOMING:  Puccini, La Bohéme. 9, 10 November. Vancouver Island University. Now concluded


Opera Opulenza / Vancouver
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
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
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
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
Stephen Stubbs, Artistic Director
UPCOMING:  Handel, Samson. 3 May, Trinity Lutheran, Lynnwood. 4 May, First Baptist Church, Seattle. Now concluded


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


Re:Naissance Opera
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
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)
Alan Corbishley, Director
UPCOMING:  Du Yun, Royce Vavrek. Angel's Bone. Details to come


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


Vancouver Academy of Music
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
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
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
Rebekah Janzen, President
UPCOMING:  Rossini, Cinderella. 25 Sept to 4 Oct 2020


Vancouver Opera
Tom Wright, 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
Jonathan Woodward, President
UPCOMING:  Gilbert & Sullivan, HMS Pinafore. Fall 2020. Cancelled


Victoria Operatic Society
Mary-Lynne Britt, President
UPCOMING:  Shrek The Musical. 3 - 12 May. McPherson Playhouse. Now concluded


Young People's Opera Society of BC
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