Community Events

The Rake's Progress, 2009

 

Health Arts Society Concerts

March and April, 2015

Singers from Pacific Opera Victoria are visiting six retirement and long term care homes throughout Greater Victoria in March and April, sharing the joy of music through opera and song, through the Health Arts Society's Concerts in Care program. The partnership between POV and Health Arts Society's Concerts in Care programme links people in retirement homes and in care with the community by allowing them to enjoy superb musical performances.


  Robert Holliston

INSIDE OPERA with Robert Holliston

A FREE opera preview to help you discover even more about each original POV production. Hosted by Principal Coach Robert Holliston, INSIDE Opera allows anyone to explore POV's productions, whether they have opera tickets or not. Subscribers can bring friends, and it's all free. Just call to reserve.

Due to popular demand we offer two sessions of INSIDE Opera – at 10 am and at noon. Reserve NOW!

Free of charge. Free Parking. Bring a friend!

Please reserve in advance:
250-385-0222 or 250-382-1641
or .
Please specify your preferred session – 10 am or noon.

2015/16 Dates

  • Sunday, September 27, 2015: Otello
  • Sunday, January 31, 2016: The Barber of Seville
  • Sunday, April 3, 2016: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria School of Music
UVic Campus Map


 

INSIDE OPERA at the Union Club

Enjoy lunch in elegant surroundings while Robert Holliston presents a special INSIDE Opera at the Union Club of Victoria.

11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Union Club Centennial Ballroom, 805 Gordon Street
$35 per person includes lunch (soup, sandwich, dainties, tea, coffee).

Please call 250-382-1641 to reserve with payment. Please reserve at least three days before the event.

Dress code: Business Dress

2015/16 Dates

  • Friday, September 25, 2015: Otello
  • Friday, January 29, 2016: The Barber of Seville
  • Friday, April 1, 2016: A Midsummer Night's Dream

 

Pre-Performance Lobby Lectures

Ticket holders for each opera performance are invited to arrive early and hear an entertaining introduction to the evening's opera. Robert Holliston, our genial and erudite guide chats about the composer, the opera, and the music. A delightful introduction to your evening`s experience!

Each pre-show lecture takes place in the west lobby of the Royal Theatre, beginning one hour before curtain. The lecture is free to ticket holders for the evening`s performance. No reservations are required. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.


 

Inside Opera
2015/16 dates


At UVIC (free)
250.382.1641 or .

  • Sunday, September 27, 2015: Otello
  • Sunday, January 31, 2016: The Barber of Seville
  • Sunday, April 3, 2016: A Midsummer Night's Dream

At the Union Club
$35 with Lunch
250.382.1641

  • Friday, September 25, 2015: Otello
  • Friday, January 29, 2016: The Barber of Seville
  • Friday, April 1, 2016: A Midsummer Night's Dream

 
 

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