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February 03

Youth Programs

Living Opera Classroom Workshops

During the 3 weeks preceding each main stage production, teaching artists visit classrooms for 40 minutes of music-based learning and story-telling. Recommended for grades 3 to 8.

  • Time
    Monday | 9:00am
  • Venue
    CRD Classrooms
  • Cost
    Free

February 13

Community Programs

Opera Goes to the Movies

Explore the world that surrounds the stories of your favorite operas through film and documentary. Some films will be followed by a short, curated discussion.

  • Time
    Thursday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Free / donations gratefully accepted

February 18

Community Programs

Opera Motifs

Robert Holliston examines a specific topic related to each of Pacific Opera’s productions. Discover your inner scholar without once feeling as if you're in school. Free. And fun.

  • Time
    Tuesday | 12:30pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Free

February 18

Special Events

President’s Circle Working Rehearsal

Discussion and opportunity to attend a rehearsal of the current production. A donor recognition benefit - to thank our President's Circle and Impresario Circle donors for their support. February 18: Special guest is composer Jonathan Dove.

  • Time
    Tuesday | 6:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    By invitation

February 18

Youth Programs

Student & Family Previews

Young people love opera! Students, home learners, and families are invited to attend the Preview (Dress Rehearsal) for Pacific Opera productions.

  • Time
    Tuesday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    $25 Adult, $15 Student

February 19

Community Programs

Opera Today

Opera Today highlights the profound relevance of opera in today’s changing world. Discussion, exploration, and discovery! February 19: A conversation with composer Jonathan Dove about his opera Flight.

  • Time
    Wednesday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Free / donations gratefully accepted

February 20

Special Events

Sense of Occasion

Pre-performance reception in celebration of opening night. Gourmet finger foods and wine. Space is limited. Dress is festive.

  • Time
    Thursday | 6:30pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    $35

February 20

Operas

Flight

A Canadian première, Flight is an off-the-wall mix of profundity and high-flying hijinks – and a story of our time. Inspired by the true story of a refugee who lived in an airport for 18 years, Flight is one of the most popular of contemporary operas.

  • Time
    Thursday | 8:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $54

February 22

Operas

Flight

A Canadian première, Flight is an off-the-wall mix of profundity and high-flying hijinks – and a story of our time. Inspired by the true story of a refugee who lived in an airport for 18 years, Flight is one of the most popular of contemporary operas.

  • Time
    Saturday | 8:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $54

February 25

Music

Lunchbox Opera – Flight

Lunchtime recital by Grammy winning baritonre John Brancy and pianist Robert Holliston.

  • Time
    Tuesday | 12:30pm
  • Venue
    First Metropolitan United Church
  • Cost
    Admission by Donation

February 28

Operas

Flight

A Canadian première, Flight is an off-the-wall mix of profundity and high-flying hijinks – and a story of our time. Inspired by the true story of a refugee who lived in an airport for 18 years, Flight is one of the most popular of contemporary operas.

  • Time
    Friday | 8:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $54

March 01

Community Programs

Coloratura

The Coloratura Seniors Concert Series brings live operatic performances into seniors residences and care facilities. March 1 to 14

  • Time
    Sunday | 11:00am
  • Venue
    Retirement Residences & Care Homes
  • Cost
    free

March 01

Operas

Flight

A Canadian première, Flight is an off-the-wall mix of profundity and high-flying hijinks – and a story of our time. Inspired by the true story of a refugee who lived in an airport for 18 years, Flight is one of the most popular of contemporary operas.

  • Time
    Sunday | 2:30pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $54

March 02

Music

Home Grown

Soprano Danika Loren and pianist Stéphane Mayer present a recital of their own compositions, along with works by Debussy and George Crumb, as part of a Canada-wide tour of their work.

  • Time
    Monday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults $25. Students $15

March 04

Music

Master Class

Soprano Danika Loren and pianist Stéphane Mayer coach Victoria based singers. Master classes provide superb learning opportunities for young singers and allow observers to see exceptional teaching in action. A unique musical and learning experience.

  • Time
    Wednesday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Free

March 05

Community Programs

Opera Today

Opera Today highlights the profound relevance of opera in today’s changing world. Discussion, exploration, and discovery! February 19: A conversation with composer Jonathan Dove about his opera Flight.

  • Time
    Thursday | 12:30pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Free / donations gratefully accepted

March 18

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Wednesday | 2:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 19

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Thursday | 2:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 19

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Thursday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 20

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Friday | 2:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 21

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Saturday | 4:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 21

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Saturday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 22

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Sunday | 4:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 22

Operas

The Flight of the Hummingbird

An enchanting new opera for the whole family. The animals of the forest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful home from a raging fire.

  • Time
    Sunday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Adults: $25.
    Youth (3 to 17): $12.
    Children 2 & under free (ticket required)

March 23

Youth Programs

Opera Works Camp

Create and perform your own opera! A week-long Spring Break Opera Camp for kids 9 to 13. March 23 to 27, 2020, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

  • Time
    Monday | 8:30am
  • Venue
    First Metropolitan United Church
  • Cost
    $225

March 30

Youth Programs

Living Opera Classroom Workshops

During the 3 weeks preceding each main stage production, teaching artists visit classrooms for 40 minutes of music-based learning and story-telling. Recommended for grades 3 to 8.

  • Time
    Monday | 9:00am
  • Venue
    CRD Classrooms
  • Cost
    Free

April 03

Community Programs

Inside Opera at the Union Club

Guest artists from the upcoming production join Robert Holliston for music and discussion in the elegant surroundings of the Union Club. $35 includes lunch.

  • Time
    Friday | 11:45am
  • Venue
    The Union Club
  • Cost
    $35 per person

April 05

Community Programs

Inside Opera

Learn more about the upcoming opera! Featuring interviews with members of the artistic team and performances by cast members.

  • Time
    Sunday | 10:00am
  • Venue
    Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
  • Cost
    Free

April 05

Community Programs

Inside Opera

Learn more about the upcoming opera! Featuring interviews with members of the artistic team and performances by cast members.

  • Time
    Sunday | 12:00pm
  • Venue
    Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
  • Cost
    Free

April 07

Community Programs

Opera Goes to the Movies

A Burlesque on Carmen with Charlie Chaplin. Screening followed by a short, curated discussion.

  • Time
    Tuesday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Cinecenta
  • Cost
    $8.50 / $6.50

April 11

Special Events

President’s Circle Working Rehearsal

Discussion and opportunity to attend a rehearsal of the current production. A donor recognition benefit - to thank our President's Circle and Impresario Circle donors for their support. February 18: Special guest is composer Jonathan Dove.

  • Time
    Saturday | 1:30pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    By invitation

April 14

Community Programs

Opera Motifs

Robert Holliston examines a specific topic related to each of Pacific Opera’s productions. Discover your inner scholar without once feeling as if you're in school. Free. And fun.

  • Time
    Tuesday | 12:30pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Free

April 14

Youth Programs

Student & Family Previews

Young people love opera! Students, home learners, and families are invited to attend the Preview (Dress Rehearsal) for Pacific Opera productions.

  • Time
    Tuesday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    $25 Adult, $15 Student

April 15

Community Programs

Opera Goes to the Movies

Explore the world that surrounds the stories of your favorite operas through film and documentary. Some films will be followed by a short, curated discussion.

  • Time
    Wednesday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Free / donations gratefully accepted

April 16

Special Events

Sense of Occasion

Pre-performance reception in celebration of opening night. Gourmet finger foods and wine. Space is limited. Dress is festive.

  • Time
    Thursday | 6:30pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    $35

April 16

Operas

Carmen

Bewitching, wilful, earthy, Carmen is a woman who is determined to write her own destiny. Perhaps the most alluring character in all of opera, Carmen is simply unforgettable,

  • Time
    Thursday | 8:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $72

April 18

Operas

Carmen

Bewitching, wilful, earthy, Carmen is a woman who is determined to write her own destiny. Perhaps the most alluring character in all of opera, Carmen is simply unforgettable,

  • Time
    Saturday | 8:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $72

April 21

Music

Lunchbox Opera – Carmen

Lunch with a concert! A relaxing way to take a break and take in a bit of music. Brown bag lunches welcome. Tea and coffee will be served. Admission by Donation ($15 suggested).

  • Time
    Tuesday | 12:30pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    Admission by Donation

April 22

Operas

Carmen

Bewitching, wilful, earthy, Carmen is a woman who is determined to write her own destiny. Perhaps the most alluring character in all of opera, Carmen is simply unforgettable,

  • Time
    Wednesday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $72

April 24

Operas

Carmen

Bewitching, wilful, earthy, Carmen is a woman who is determined to write her own destiny. Perhaps the most alluring character in all of opera, Carmen is simply unforgettable,

  • Time
    Friday | 8:00pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $72

April 26

Operas

Carmen

Bewitching, wilful, earthy, Carmen is a woman who is determined to write her own destiny. Perhaps the most alluring character in all of opera, Carmen is simply unforgettable,

  • Time
    Sunday | 2:30pm
  • Venue
    Royal Theatre
  • Cost
    Tickets from $29 | Subscriptions from $72

April 30

Operas

The Book of My Shames

A one-man hybrid music-theatre piece, co-created by Isaiah Bell and Sean Guist, with Robert Holliston on piano.

  • Time
    Thursday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    $25.

May 01

Operas

The Book of My Shames

A one-man hybrid music-theatre piece, co-created by Isaiah Bell and Sean Guist, with Robert Holliston on piano.

  • Time
    Friday | 7:00pm
  • Venue
    Baumann Centre
  • Cost
    $25.