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Sarah Vardy and Tyler Duncan in the City Opera Vancouver production of Nigredo Hotel. Photo by Michelle Koebke.

City Opera Vancouver’s Nigredo Hotel holds the key to accessibility

Have you ever wanted a small taste of live opera, without committing to the full bite? City Opera Vancouver is giving Vancouver audiences the...
The Vancouver Opera 2018-2019 season gets underway in October with a production of The Merry Widow.

Vancouver Opera season and festival will feature a quartet of productions

Vancouver Opera announced tickets are now on sale for a 2018-2019 season featuring two standalone operas, and its third annual festival. “Our new season and...
Singer-songwriter Neko Case is one of many of the headliners at this year's Vancouver Folk Music Festival.

This year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival finds a gender balance

The 41st annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival is set to begin this weekend at Kitsilano’s Jericho Beach Park. Under predicted sunny weather, this year’s...
The Grammy Award-winning, Bobby Ferrin, will perform as part of the Chan Centre's next concert series season

Chan Centre announces its 2018/2019 season

In a media release, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia announced its 2018/2019 Concert and Beyond Words series. Included...
Jazz Epistles alumnus Abdullah Ibrahim performs in a rare tribute concert to the work of The Jazz Epistles

Abdullah Ibrahim revisits the sounds of his South African apartheid-era jazz band

The Jazz Epistles were South Africa’s first black jazz band to record an album and break onto the world stage. Half a century after the...

New opera confronts and honours the death and disappearance of Indigenous women

City Opera Vancouver and Pacific Opera Victoria presents the world premiere of Missing, shedding new light on a national crisis. Written by Canadian Métis playwright Marie Clements, with a...

Freedom Singer is the culmination of a journey

It started with a book, became a CBC documentary, and is now on stage. It seems somehow appropriate the road to Khari Wendell McClelland’s...
The cast of Circle Game: Reimaging the Music of Joni Mitchell. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Review: Circle Game is perfection

Setting expectations may be the biggest key to your enjoyment of Circle Game. Is it musical theatre? Not really, as it lacks a cohesive narrative. Is...
Puccini's Turandot opens the 2017-2018 Vancouver Opera season

Vancouver Opera returns to a full year of programming in its next season

With the inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival still in full swing, Vancouver Opera has announced it will present a full year of programming in addition to its...

Inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival features a trio of new productions

Three new opera productions are at the centre of the inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival. “At the core of our sixteen-day festival are three fantastic new productions,...

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