Vancouver Opera to Present ‘Don Pasquale’

By Francisco Salazar

Vancouver Opera is set to perform Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” in a production helmed by Barbe & Doucet.

In a statement, Tom Wright, Vancouver Opera General Director said, “‘Don Pasquale’ is a beloved opera that will appeal to any music lover, and we are delighted to present it in collaboration with the dynamic artistic team of Barbe & Doucet. Their incredible ‘La Bohème’ at Vancouver Opera was filled with incredible musical talent, a dynamic stage, and colorful costumes. In ‘Don Pasquale,’ their vision brings new life to a classic opera, promising an unforgettable experience for our audience.

“This production is a testament to Vancouver Opera’s commitment to delivering exceptional and innovative performances. We are thrilled to have Maestro Jacques Lacombe, join us in his first production since his appointment as Vancouver Opera Music Director, as he conducts the music of Donizetti’s opera buffo masterpiece.”

The cast will include Gregory Dahl, Elizabeth Polese, Josh Lovell, and Phillip Addis.