Vancouver Opera

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 013 – Keeping pace with internationally respected conductor and former VO Music Director David Agler 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 013 – Keeping pace with internationally respected conductor and former VO Music Director David Agler

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageKeeping pace with internationally respected conductor and former VO Music Director David Agler Podcast Home | August 12, 2020 In this episode, Les catches up with internationally respected conductor David Agler. David was Music Director of Vancouver Opera from 1992 to 1999 and recently stepped down after a 16-year tenure as Artistic Director of…

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VANCOUVER OPERA ANNOUNCES PARTICIPANTS OF 2020–2021 YULANDA M. FARIS YOUNG ARTISTS PROGRAM 150 150 Archway Publishers

VANCOUVER OPERA ANNOUNCES PARTICIPANTS OF 2020–2021 YULANDA M. FARIS YOUNG ARTISTS PROGRAM

VANCOUVER OPERA ANNOUNCES PARTICIPANTS OF 2020–2021 YULANDA M. FARIS YOUNG ARTISTS PROGRAM VANCOUVER OPERA WELCOMES SIX PARTICIPANTS TO THE 2020–2021 YULANDA M. FARIS YOUNG ARTISTS PROGRAM AUGUST 6, 2020, VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver Opera is thrilled to welcome Ian Cleary, Dana Fradkin, Luka Kawabata, Amy Seulky Lee, Jonelle Sills, and Amanda Weatherall to this seasons’…

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Vancouver Opera Offstage – 012 – Imagining the future with Teiya Kasahara & Asitha Tennekoon 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 012 – Imagining the future with Teiya Kasahara & Asitha Tennekoon

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageImagining the future for opera with soprano and multidisciplinary performer Teiya Kasahara & tenor Asitha Tennekoon, co-founders of Amplified Opera Podcast Home | July 29, 2020 In this episode, Les chats with Teiya Kasahara & Asitha Tennekoon, co-founders of Amplified Opera. Teiya 笠原貞野 (they/them) is a queer, gender non-binary, multi-disciplinary performer/creator,…

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Vancouver Opera Offstage – 011 – Shaping tomorrow’s voices with Nancy Hermiston 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 011 – Shaping tomorrow’s voices with Nancy Hermiston

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageShaping tomorrow’s voices with UBC Opera’s legendary Nancy Hermiston Podcast Home | July 15, 2020 In this episode, Les chats with Nancy Hermiston, Director of the University of British Columbia Opera Ensemble, and Chair of the UBC School of Music’s Voice and Opera Divisions. Nancy’s prestigious career has taken her across…

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Vancouver Opera to postpone 2020–2021 season to 2021–2022 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera to postpone 2020–2021 season to 2021–2022

Hello everyone, we hope that you and your families are keeping well during these times. Like many organizations, Vancouver Opera has been struggling with the challenges presented by COVID-19. Although the closure of venues, social distancing measures, and restrictions on gatherings of more than 50 are in place for the foreseeable future, Vancouver Opera remains…

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Vancouver Opera Offstage – 010 – Canadian Visions with Michael Hidetoshi Mori and Marion Newman 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 010 – Canadian Visions with Michael Hidetoshi Mori and Marion Newman

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageCanadian Visions with Tapestry Opera’s Michael Hidetoshi Mori and First Nations mezzo-soprano Marion Newman of Amplified Opera Podcast Home | July 1, 2020 In this very special July 1st episode, Les is joined by co-host Colleen Maybin, Vancouver Opera’s Director of Learning and Engagement. With international focus turning a critical eye…

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Vancouver Opera Offstage – 009 – Coaches in Conversation 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 009 – Coaches in Conversation

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageCoaches in Conversation: Demystifying the role of the répétiteur with Kinza Tyrrell and Tina Chang Podcast Home | June 24, 2020 In this very special “Coaches in Conversation” episode, available in both video and audio, Les is joined by members of the wonderful music staff at Vancouver Opera: Kinza Tyrrell, Principle…

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Vancouver Opera Offstage – 008 – with Matthew White 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 008 – with Matthew White

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageFrom the Countertenor to Executive Director: Matthew White of Early Music Vancouver Podcast Home | June 17, 2020 In this episode, Les catches up with Matthew White, Executive and Artistic Director of Early Music Vancouver. Matthew has served at the helm of Early Music Vancouver for eight years, and previously was…

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Vancouver Opera Offstage – 007 – with Rachel Fenlon 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 007 – with Rachel Fenlon

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageBreaking barriers in the digital world with Victoria’s own Rachel Fenlon Podcast Home | June 10, 2020 In this episode, originally recorded on May 8th, 2020, Les speaks with soprano and pianist Rachel Fenlon. Raised in Victoria BC and currently based in Berlin, Rachel began her professional career at Vancouver Opera…

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Vancouver Opera Offstage – 006 – with Simone Osborne 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vancouver Opera Offstage – 006 – with Simone Osborne

PODCAST | Vancouver Opera OffstageIn the spotlight with lyric soprano Simone Osborne Podcast Home | May 27, 2020 This episode, Les speaks with Vancouver-born lyric soprano Simone Osborne. Simone was one of the youngest-ever winners of the Met Competition in New York at age 21, and most recently headlined Vancouver Opera’s 2019 production of Faust…

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