Pacific Opera Victoria Announces 2024-25 Season

Canada’s Pacific Opera Victoria has announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito” which will star Canadian Andrew Haji, and Jennifer Tarver. Performance Dates: Oct. 16-22, 2024 Rachel Portman’s “The Little Prince” will showcase Emma Parkinson, Ben Butterfield, and Melody Courage. The show will feature a partnership, with Principal Conductor and Chorus Master, Giuseppe Pietraoria {…}

Association for Opera in Canada Earns Major Funding for Training Programs

The Ministry of Canadian Heritage of the Government of Canada has awarded the Association for Opera in Canada $434,000 for training programs. Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund provided the funding, which will allow AOC’s new Opera Artist Resilience Program to run two different streams of training. The first stream offers 225 mini-mentorships that provide short opportunities for artists to gain {…}

Lucia Lucas, Aviva Fortunata, Aude Extrémo, Andrew Love Headline Pacific Opera Victoria’s 2022 Season

Canada’s Pacific Opera Victoria has announced its 2022 season. The season kicks off with Bizet’s “Carmen” starring Aude Extrémo, Adam Luther, and Lauren Margison. Brenna Corner directs the production. Timothy Vernon conducts. “This will be the company’s 5th Carmen,” Timothy Vernon, the company’s artistic directors said in a press statement. “It is always exciting, and this production will be vital, {…}