Verdi’s Macbeth (Jul 5 & 6)
Who: Heroic Opera Company & Game of Tones Collective
What: Verdi’s Macbeth
Where: The Annex (823 Seymour St, Vancouver)
When: July 5 & 6
Why: While Shakespeare continues to get a workout under the tents in Vanier Park, the Bard’s Scottish play gets the musical treatment at The Annex downtown. Verdi’s epic opera features a cast of award-winning singers from around the world, including nine professional singers who regularly perform with Vancouver Opera. More information at heroicopera.com.
Symphony at Sunset (July 7)
Who: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
What: Symphony at Sunset
Where: Sunset Beach, 1204 Beach Ave (2321 Main St, Vancouver)
When: June 27-July 6
Why: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra takes it outside with a free open-air concert in the West End. Maestro Otto Tausk conducts the orchestra an eclectic concert that runs the gamut of classical favourites to film score hits. More information at vancouversymphony.ca.