Donor
Events

The Marriage of Figaro, 2014. David Cooper Photography

Pacific Opera Victoria enhances our donors' operatic experience through a range of benefits and events designed to bring them closer to the productions they have generously supported.

Our special donor events include the following:

  1. Receptions and thank-you concerts by mainstage artists
  2. Garden parties and luncheons
  3. Tours of our production facility
  4. Opportunities to attend closed rehearsals, with an introduction by a member of the creative team
  5. Specially curated experiences for Impresario Circle members, including private concerts in intimate settings.

 

Donor Recognition Events, 2016/17 Season

Additional events to be confirmed.
Programme subject to change.

New President's Circle Welcome Event

  1. Saturday, September 10, 2016, 2 pm
  2. Private Residence.
  3. A musical afternoon for new members of the President's Circle, featuring Soprano Betty Waynne Allison & Tenor Kaden Forsberg.
  4. Invitations mailed to new members of the President's Circle.

Producers' Fall Sneak Peek

  1. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10 am
  2. The Opera Shop, 620 Discovery Street.
  3. Director Glynis Leyshon and Designer Camellia Koo discuss the design elements of POV's production of Simon Boccanegra.
  4. Invitations will be emailed to all donors.

President's Circle Working Rehearsal

  1. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 6 pm
  2. Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton.
  3. Opening Night Pre-Performance Reception for Simon Boccanegra. Gourmet finger foods and wine. Space is limited. Dress is festive.
  4. Invitations mailed to members of the President's Circle and Impresario Circle.

Sense of Occasion

  1. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 6:30 pm
  2. East Lobby Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton.
  3. Pre-performance reception to celebrate the opening night of Simon Boccanegra. Gourmet finger foods and wine. Space is limited. Dress is festive.
  4. Invitations sent to Corporate Sponsors, members of the President's Circle at the Patron Level ($5000) and above, and members of the Impresario Circle. (Public also welcome: $35/person) .

President's Circle Season Launch

  1. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 7 pm
  2. Union Club of BC, 805 Gordon St.
  3. A charming evening of wine and hors d'oeuvres celebrating the launch of the new season, with musical selections performed by Soprano Lara Ciekiewicz & Baritone Todd Thomas.
  4. Invitations mailed to members of the President's Circle and Impresario Circle.

Producers' Private Concerts with Robert Holliston

  1. Choice of
    Tuesday, November 22, 2 pm, OR
    Thursday, November 24, 7 pm
  2. WIngate Studio, the Baumann Centre, 925 Balmoral Road.
  3. Special private concerts by the Lafayette String Quartet.
  4. Invitations will be emailed to all donors.

Gold Circle Soirée

  1. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 7 pm
  2. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss Street.
  3. An intimate wine and hors d'oeuvres reception with members of the principal cast of The Magic Flute.
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  5. Invitations mailed to President's Circle donors at the Gold Circle level ($1500) and above, and to Impresario Circle donors.

President's Circle Working Rehearsal

  1. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 6 pm
  2. Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton.
  3. Members of the creative team discuss Mozart's The Magic Flute, followed by the Piano Dress Rehearsal
  4. .
  5. Invitations mailed to members of the President's Circle and Impresario Circle.

Sense of Occasion

  1. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:30 pm
  2. East Lobby Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton.
  3. Pre-performance reception to celebrate the opening night of The Magic Flute. Gourmet finger foods and wine. Space is limited. Dress is festive.
  4. Invitations sent to Corporate Sponsors, members of the President's Circle at the Patron Level ($5000) and above, and members of the Impresario Circle. (Public also welcome: $35/person) .

President's Circle Working Rehearsal

  1. Saturday, April 15, 2017, 1 pm
  2. Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton.
  3. A Behind-the-Scenes rehearsal experience, featuring a discussion with members of our creative teams and community partners.
  4. Invitations mailed to members of the President's Circle and Impresario Circle.

Sense of Occasion

  1. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:30 pm
  2. East Lobby Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton.
  3. Pre-performance reception to celebrate the opening night of Les Feluettes. Gourmet finger foods and wine. Space is limited. Dress is festive.
  4. Invitations sent to Corporate Sponsors, members of the President's Circle at the Patron Level ($5000) and above, and members of the Impresario Circle. (Public also welcome: $35/person) .

President's Circle Stage Door Party

  1. Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2 pm
  2. On Stage at the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton.
  3. An onstage celebration of Les Feluettes (Lilies) with members of the principal cast of this exciting new work.
  4. Invitations mailed to members of the President's Circle and Impresario Circle.

Producers' Private Concerts with Robert Holliston

  1. Choice of
    Sunday, June 18, 4 pm, OR
    Monday, June 19, 7 pm
  2. WIngate Studio, the Baumann Centre, 925 Balmoral Road.
  3. A salon-style concert with a glass of bubbly in the splendid Wingate Studio, featuring Robert Holliston and musical guest.
  4. Invitations will be emailed to all donors.

 

Information about the benefits and events we are pleased to share with our donors can be found in these brochures and donation forms.

Event invitations are sent by mail or email.

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