Opera Shorts is a series of condensed operas, theatre & related music performed by Opera di Concertisti, a local opera company dedicated fostering young talent alongside stage veterans while bringing opera to communities & venues that might not regularly experience it.
Opera Shorts - Opera in the Afternoon: La Traviata Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00PM
Verdi's moving opera tells the story of a courtesan & a nobleman's passionate yet tragic love affair.
Opera Shorts - Opera in the Afternoon: Rigoletto
Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00PM
A court jester seeks revenge on the cruel Duke who broke
his daughter’s heart in Verdi’s tense & dramatic opera.
Opera Shorts - Opera in the Afternoon: Hamlet
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 2:00PM
We close out Opera Shorts with Hamlet. Political intrigue! Madness! Murder! Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with one of his greatest plays!
($20 + $3.75 s/c)
All patrons must be members of the West Vancouver Community Arts Council.
$5.00 membership fee will be added at the door for non-members
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
November 13 – 30, 2014
by Dale Wasserman based on the novel by Ken Kesey
“Cuckoo is captivating." - N.Y. Post
Directed by Patrick McDonald
Set Design Pam Johnson
Costume Design Sydney Cavanagh
Lighting Design Darren Boquist
Kirk Douglas originated the role of McMurphy on Broadway, the charming rogue who contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution instead of in a prison. What he doesn’t bargain for is Nurse Ratched, a rigid disciplinarian who rules patients by taking advantage of their weaknesses. McMurphy, an anti-authoritarian at heart, quickly sees the ‘therapy’ for what it is and encourages his fellow inmates to revolt against the arbitrary rules and regulations, even arranging a rollicking midnight party with liquor and girls. A showdown between McMurphy and Nurse Ratched leads to both tragedy and liberation. The film version won 5 Academy awards including Best Picture in 1975.
Warning – Language & mature situations may not be appropriate for children.
Ticket prices include all service fees
Wednesday & Thursday
Friday & Saturday $24.75
Previews & Matinees $14.25
Groups (10+) $14.25
No latecomers. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Buy Tickets
Saturday, November 29 | 2:00 pm
Queens Avenue United Church, New Westminster
529 Queens Avenue at 6th Street
Saturday, November 29 | 7:30 pm
Ryerson United Church, Vancouver
2195 West 45th Avenue at Yew Street
Featuring A Touch of Brass and Eric Hamber Women’s Chorale
The brilliance of brass lights up Elektra’s celebration of the Christmas season. For many, Chez Nous has become the concert that launches the festive season in style with traditional melodies and exciting new works. On the program will be the world premiere of Winter’s Grace by Edward Henderson (poem by Luci Shaw), a work honouring the memory of the late Diane Loomer. Ola Gjeilo’s Northern Lights, in a new voicing for women’s choir will receive its world premiere, and we also feature the Western Canadian premiere of Gloria by Ontario composer Larysa Kuzmenko. Join us in
New Westminster or Vancouver as we welcome special guests the Eric Hamber Women’s Chorale and their director Les Nerling and A Touch of Brass for our Christmas gift to you.
($28.00 + $4.25 service fee)
($15.00 + $3.75 service fee)
($22.00 + $3.75 service fee)
Tickets are also available through the Elektra Women's Choir office at 604-739-1255
Saturday, November 29, 2014 @ 8:00PM
Shaughnessy Heights United Church
1550 West 33rd Ave.
Vancouver BC V6M 1A8
The Jubilate Vocal Ensemble was founded by Jocelyn Pritchard and has been part of the thriving Vancouver choral community since 1994. We are proud and honoured to be the recipient of the Elmer Iseler Award for Best Performance of a Canadian Composition at the 2014 International Choral Kathaumixw festival, and are excited to present our 20th anniversary season.
There is warmth and light in cold dark places. Jubilate will explore the paradox with music by Murray Schafer, Ola Gjeilo, Çriks Ešenvalds, Don MacDonald, Sir Charles Parry, Jonathan Dove and Eric Whitacre. You will enjoy Cat Stevens' Moon Shadow and the Beatles' Here Comes the Sun. Catch a Falling Star and put it in your pocket, save it for a rainy day! Our concert will feature the brilliant sound of Ellen Wang on the organ.
Tickets: $28.75 Adult / $23.75 Senior / $18.25 Student
For more information, please visit jubilate.ca.