• The Cunning Little Vixen

    The Cunning Little Vixen, 2014

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    The Florentine Straw Hat, 2014

  • hoffmann_2013

    The Tales of Hoffmann, 2013

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    Carmen, 2013

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    Così fan tutte, 2012

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    Rusalka, 2012

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    La Bohème, 2007

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    Les Dialogues des Carmélites, 2013

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    The Merry Widow, 2012

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    The Crucible, 2011

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    Opera Ball Fundraiser

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    The Dreamhealer, 2008

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    Albert Herring, 2011

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    Don Giovanni, 2010

UBC Opera Ensemble 2015–2016 Season announced

UBC Opera Ensemble 2015–2016 Season announced

Our 2015–2016 season will feature romance, mystery and magic! Manon by Jules Massenet November 5, 6, 7 // 7:30 pm | November 8 // 2:00 pm Old Auditorium A Night in Venice (Eine Nacht in Venedig) by Johann Strauss II February 4, 5, 6 // 7:30 pm | February 7 // 2:00 pm Chan Centre for […]

La Traviata live streaming, June 26

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in 2014-2015 Season, La Traviata | No Comments
La Traviata live streaming, June 26

Want to watch our Thursday, June 26 production of La Traviata, LIVE from the Old Auditorium? It begins at 7:30 p.m. Pacific time. Just watch below. If you want to watch it in your own browser follow this link. Here is the cast list for the Thursday, June 26 performance: Conductor: David Agler Director: Nancy […]

La Traviata live streaming event

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in 2014-2015 Season, La Traviata | No Comments
La Traviata live streaming event

Want to watch our Thursday, June 25 production of La Traviata, LIVE from the Old Auditorium? It begins at 7:30 p.m. Pacific time. Just watch below. If you want to watch it in your own browser follow this link. Here is the cast list for the Thursday, June 25 performance: Conductor: David Agler Director: Nancy […]

The Marriage of Figaro opens Thursday, February 5

The Marriage of Figaro opens Thursday, February 5

Our stunning production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro will open in less than a week on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the gorgeous Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Additional performances will take place Friday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m., and we will close with […]

The Bartered Bride opens tomorrow!

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 in 2014-2015 Season, The Bartered Bride | No Comments
The Bartered Bride opens tomorrow!

Smetana’s exciting and comedic opera opens for a four performance run beginning tomorrow, November 13 at the Old Auditorium. November 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm, with a matinée on Sunday, November 16. Nancy Hermiston directors and Norbert Baxa conducts members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. Want to watch the full opera in advance? You […]

Tea and Trumpets: The Legend of Faust

Tea and Trumpets: The Legend of Faust

VSO Orchestra with UBC Opera Ensemble Singers Thursday, October 23, 2014  |  Orpheum Theatre  |  2 pm The famous legend of Faust, who made a pact with the devil to exchange his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures, was set to brilliant music by Charles Gounod. Hear the story and the music in a […]

Masterclass with Lance Ryan

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Masterclass | No Comments
Masterclass with Lance Ryan

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Old Auditorium  |  Irving Guttman Hall Canadian Lance Ryan is one of the most sought-after heldentenors in the world today. He is especially appreciated in major roles in operas by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner. After his vocal studies with teachers like Gianni Raimondi and […]

2014-2015 Season Tickets now available

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in 2014-2015 Season | 3 Comments
2014-2015 Season Tickets now available

Tickets are now available for all four operas in our upcoming season Don’t be disappointed. Buy your tickets online today, email tickets@ubcopera.com, or call our box office at (604) 822-6725. Regular tickets prices: $35 adults / $27 seniors / $20 students. Subscriptions available!

The Bartered Bride in the Czech Republic

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in Czech Republic, Smetana, The Bartered Bride | No Comments
The Bartered Bride in the Czech Republic

The UBC Opera Ensemble, on tour in the Czech Republic, will open its production of Smetana’s The Bartered Bride on Thursday, July 17. The attached scan from a local Czech newspaper highlights the upcoming performances. Thank you to Milena Janda for translating the excerpt for us. You can follow the tour’s additional performance dates on […]

UBC Opera Ensemble 2014–2015 Season Announced

UBC Opera Ensemble 2014–2015 Season Announced

UBC Opera Ensemble is proud to announce its upcoming 2014–2015 season. Our first production will be Bedřich Smetana‘s charming The Bartered Bride (Prodaná nevěsta), with performances in the Old Auditorium November 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm; and November 16 at 2:00 pm. Nancy Hermiston will direct, with Norbert Baxa conducting members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. […]