November 1 to November 2

A story everyone knows, from the vantage of a woman no one remembers. A new chamber opera by Métis playwright Marie Clements and Juno-winning composer Brian Current, Missing gives voice, in English and Gitxsan, to the story of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women. Set in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and…

The Flight of the Hummingbird

March 19 to March 22

An opera for the whole family. In this enchanting new opera , the animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire. The Flight of the Hummingbird is based on an indigenous parable from the Quechuan people…

Opera Etc.

Opera Etc is everything we do OFF THE STAGE to help opera come alive. Opera Etc is a medley of concerts, discussions, films, hands-on experiences, and more. It is Pacific Opera’s invitation to you to discover, learn, and enjoy. You may not figure out the meaning of life, but you will find new ways to explore art in the context of the world in which we live.

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Community Programs

Inside Opera

  • September 22 to April 5
  • 10:00 am & 12:00 pm
  • Phillip T. Young Recital Hall

Community Programs

Inside Opera at the Union Club

  • October 4 to April 3
  • 11:45 am
  • The Union Club

Community Programs

Opera Goes to the Movies

  • October 8 to October 8
  • 7:00 pm & 9:15 pm
  • Cinecenta

Community Programs

Opera Motifs

  • October 15 to April 14
  • 12:30 pm
  • Royal Theatre

Community Programs

Opera Today

  • October 16
  • 7:00 pm
  • Royal Theatre

Community Programs

Opera Today: Iestyn Davies

  • October 30
  • 12:00 pm
  • Christ Church Cathedral

Behind the Scenes

Pacific Opera Victoria is one of the most influential professional opera companies in Canada. From its home in the Baumann Centre, Pacific Opera Victoria creates significant career opportunities for creative and performing artists and curates opera in surprising ways – enticing newcomers and captivating loyal opera-goers.