When & Where October 21 at 7:30pm, October 26 at 7:30pm, October 28 at 7:30pm | October 29 at 2pm | Queen Elizabeth Theatre
ConductorTania Miller Revival Director Ashlie Corcoran Original Director Diane Paulus Chorus Director Tina Chang Set and Costume Design Myung Hee Cho Lighting Design Stage Manager Marijka Asbeek Brusse
In German with English surtitles
was a whiff of The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker
in Vancouver Opera''s production of The Magic Flute in an
introduced scenario which plays out during the Overture. Servants
bustle, guests arrive at a great house laden with gifts, there is
a charming young woman whose birthday it is and a watchful father.
Also a singularly unpleasant suitor, a beautiful young man and some
very odd gatecrashers. The guests arrange themselves on either side
of a tiny theatre, the curtain is winched up by a stage hand and the
fairy tale begins. Full
2023-2024 Vancouver Opera Season
When & Where February 10 at 7:30pm, February 15 at 7:30pm & February 18 at 2pm | Queen Elizabeth Theatre
This all-Canadian production features Maestro Jacques Lacombe returning to Vancouver Opera (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) to conduct Donizetti’s finely-calibrated music in this comic masterpiece. A twentieth century makeover of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale by creative duo of costume/set designer André Barbe and director/choreographer Renaud Doucet.
When & Where April 27 at 7:30pm, April 28, 2pm, May 2 at 7:30pm, May 4 at 7:30pm & May 5 at 2pm | Queen Elizabeth Theatre
This passionate story is told through seductive arias and enduring, richly coloured melodies. Rachel Peake returns to Vancouver Opera (The Pearl Fishers) to direct Carmen alongside conductor Leslie Dala (The Flying Dutchman) for a five-show engagement. Carmen will be portrayed by Sandra Piques Eddy and Carolyn Sproule with Jonelle Sills as Micaëla. Alok Kumar and Matthew White will both perform the role of Don José.