Vancouver

Vancouver Opera Festival Party on the Plaza

  • April 28, 2019
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
  • Address:
  • 630 Hamilton (at Georgia)
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 6047716266

Join us for a day of children’s activities and performances, with face painting, musical costumes and the Roaming Diva on stilts. For adults, the Patio Bar opens at noon with live performances all afternoon. Free to the public. The Party on the Plaza takes place rain or shine.

Vancouver Opera Festival Party on the Plaza
Sunday, April 28
10:00am - 5:00pm
Free

Roaming Diva
Performances throughout the day on šx???ex?n Xwtl’a7shn Plaza

Vancouver Opera Festival Community Stage
10:30am-11:50am at Community Stage
Featuring performances by Langley Ukulele Ensemble, Two Amuse, and Opera Mariposa.

Once Upon an Opera
11:00am – 12:00pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Salon
Watch librettists, composers and singers from UBC create and stage four new scenes based on a well-known fairytale.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Backstage Tour
11:00am – 11:30am at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

The Troubadour and the Tallow Candle
11:30am – 12:15pm at CBC Studio 700
Composed and written by Lesley Sutherland with the Kettle Choir and Writer’s Guild in an adaptation of the recently discovered tale by Hans Christian Anderson.
Ticketed event. Buy tickets here: https://goo.gl/tSp9MZ

Vancouver Opera Festival Artwalk Tour
11:30am-12:00pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby
During the Festival, multidisciplinary art installations inspired by the theme of Fairytales & Fables spring up around the lobbies and grounds of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse. Featuring the work of Jennifer Chernecki, Megan Majewski, Malibu Taetz, Thomas Panio, Gabrielle Odowichuk, Marie Metaphor Specht, and Sean Karemaker.

Dolce & Belcanto: Opera, Fairy Tales and the Magic of Opera!
11:50am-12:10pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

Patio Bar
12:00pm onwards
Beverages and live pop-up performances.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Backstage Tour
12:00pm-12:30pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

Cupid, A Love Story Presented by CircusWest
12:10pm-12:40pm at šx???ex?n Xwtl’a7shn Plaza
A circus adaptation of the greek myth of Cupid (heart) and his true love Psyche (soul). Set to the indelible canon of Puccini’s aria’s, this performance promises to amaze and delight ­­­while making your heart flutter.

Vancouver Opera Festival Artwalk Tour
12:30pm-1:00pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

Dolce & Belcanto: Opera, Fairy Tales and the Magic of Opera
12:40pm-1:00pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

Opera Speaks with Paulo Pietropaolo
1:00pm – 1:45pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Salon
An entertaining and thought ­provoking discussion led by Peabody ­Award-­winning classical music journalist Paulo Pietropaulo.
RSVP Required: https://goo.gl/xsrPwW

Vancouver Opera Festival Community Stage
1:00pm-2:50am at Community Stage
Featuring performances by Karen Flamenco Dance Company, Two Amuse, Young People’s Opera Society of BC, and Arts Umbrella.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Backstage Tour
1:00pm-1:30pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

Opera Speaks with Paulo Pietropaolo
2:00pm – 2:45pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Salon
RSVP Required: https://goo.gl/xsrPwW

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Backstage Tour
2:00pm-2:30pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

Vancouver Opera Festival Artwalk Tour
2:30pm-3:00pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

M’Girl Story & Song
3:15pm-4:00pm at Community Stage

CBC Chamber Music Series: Legends Across the Ages
4:00pm-4:45pm at CBC Studio 700
Featuring members of the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program performing the work of Dvorák, Ravel, Schubert, and Wagner.
Ticketed event. Buy tickets here: https://goo.gl/oovscx

Cupid, A Love Story Presented by CircusWest
4:15pm-4:45pm at šx???ex?n Xwtl’a7shn Plaza
 

Vancouver Opera Festival Party on the Plaza
630 Hamilton (at Georgia)