Optica Delusions opens this week!

Optica Delusions opens this week!

Optica Delusions has two performances this coming week: Friday, April 11 at 12:45 pm and Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 pm. Get your tickets now! Book by Paula Rosen & Josh Morris Music and Lyrics by Paula Rosen Directed by Nancy HermistonConducted by Richard Epp Here is the full program book, in which you will […]

Photos from 2014 Opera Ball

Posted on Mar 30, 2014 in 2013-2014 Season, Opera Ball | No Comments
Photos from 2014 Opera Ball

A wonderful time was had by all at our 2014 Opera Ball, held on the stage of the Chan Centre on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Here are some photos from the great event! If you weren’t there please join us next year! All photos are by Anna Theo.              

The Florentine Straw Hat Dress Rehearsal Photos

The Florentine Straw Hat Dress Rehearsal Photos

Thank you to photographer Tim Matheson for taking these brilliant photos of our second cast dress rehearsal on February 4. View the photos on our facebook page.

Cast List for Tales of Hoffmann

Cast List for Tales of Hoffmann

THE CAST** Nov. 7 & 9 Councillor Lindorf — Micah Schroeder Andrès, a servant — Sung San Oh Luther, an innkeeper — Duncan Watts-Grant Nathanaël, a student — Alireza Mojibian Hermann, a student — Rayne Beveridge Wilhelm, a student — Simon Lee Hoffmann, a young poet — Weilong Tao Nicklausse, his companion — Katie Miller […]

The Tales of Hoffmann Video Blog… Episode 2

The Tales of Hoffmann Video Blog… Episode 2

Here is Anna Theodosakis’ second episode of the Video Blog for The Tales of Hoffmann. Learn more about Hoffmann’s love interests and watch some clips from rehearsal.

The Tales of Hoffmann Video Blog… Episode 1

The Tales of Hoffmann Video Blog… Episode 1

Here is Anna Theodosakis’ first episode of the Video Blog for The Tales of Hoffmann. Learn more about Hoffmann’s love interests and watch some clips from rehearsal.

First e‑newsletter of the 2013–2014 Season

First e‑newsletter of the 2013–2014 Season

If you’re already subscribed to our e‑newsletter you will have received the first of the 2013–2014 season today, outlining our first Opera Tea this Sunday, September 15 at the UBC Botanical Gardens at 2pm. The e‑newsletter also describes recent improvements that have been made to the ceiling in the Old Auditorium that will greatly increase […]

Artwork for The Cunning Little Vixen re-imagined

Artwork for The Cunning Little Vixen re-imagined

Those talented UBC Opera Ensemble performers found time during their current performance schedule of The Cunning Little Vixen to recreate the official artwork for the upcoming 2014 performances in Vancouver using actual performers in costume from their Czech Republic performances. What can’t the UBC Opera Ensemble members do? Such talent and imagination.

2013–2014 UBC Opera Ensemble Season Announced

2013–2014 UBC Opera Ensemble Season Announced

UBC Opera Ensemble is happy to announce of 2013–2014 Opera Season! Join us for Jacques Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Nino Rota’s The Florentine Straw Hat (Il Capello di paglia di Firenze), and Leoš Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen (Příhody lišky Bystroušky). Each year, new and exciting young singers join us at UBC Opera. We […]