Opera

UBC Opera Ensemble
2014/2015 Mainstage Season

The Bartered Bride

(Prodaná nevěsta)

Comic Opera in Three Acts // Sung in Czech
Bedřich Smetana (1824 – 1884) // Composer
Karel Sabina (1813 – 1877) // Libretto

November 13, 14, 15 // 7:30 pm
November 16 // 2:00 pm
Old Auditorium

Norbert Baxa Conductor
Nancy Hermiston Director
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra

The Marriage of Figaro

(Le Nozze di Figaro)

Comic Opera in Three Acts // Sung in Italian
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) // Composer
Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749 – 1838) // Libretto

February 5, 6, 7 // 7:30 pm
February 8 // 2:00 pm
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

Neil Varon Conductor
Nancy Hermiston Director
UBC Symphony Orchestra

La Traviata

Opera in Three Acts // Sung in Italian
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901) // Composer
Francesco Maria Piave (1810 – 1876) // Libretto

June 20*, 25, 26, 27 // 7:30 pm
June 21*, 28 // 2:00 pm
Old Auditorium

David Agler Conductor
Nancy Hermiston Director
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra

* Our additional performance dates for La Traviata (June 20 and 21) are outside of our subscription series.  After you have purchased your season subscription you can exchange out of your packaged dates to one of these added performance dates once you have received your tickets in the mail. 

World Premiere
Choir Practice

Comic Opera in One Act // Sung in English
Stephen Chatman (b. 1950) // Composer
Tara Wohlberg (b. 1967) // Lyricist

May 8, 9  // 7:30 pm
Old Auditorium

Jonathan Girard Conductor
Nancy Hermiston Director
Members of the UBC Symphony Orchestra