POV's production of Falstaff is a perfect celebration of Verdi's 200th birthday, of our own 100th production, and of all things Shakespeare!
Through September and October, our celebration will spill into the community with a marvellous potpourri of events called Shakespeare Onstage-Offstage.
Here is a sampler of what's brewing:
There's something for everyone – kids, teachers, history buffs, theatre and music lovers, scholars, and beer aficionados!
INSIDE OPERA with Robert Holliston is a FREE opera preview to help you discover even more about each original POV production. Hosted by Principal Coach Robert Holliston, INSIDE Opera allows more people – seniors, students, truly 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 .
Please specify which session (10 am or noon) you prefer.
Sessions for Ariadne auf Naxos and The Marriage of Figaro take place at
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria School of Music
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Watch a video of Robert Holliston in action . Here he is in an interview from our 2011/12 season as he discusses Maria Stuarda with set and costume designer Camellia Koo, .