One of opera’s most enduring love stories, La traviata is a glorious work in Italian with English surtitles.
“In this sumptuous production, set in the 1920s, Violetta is a music hall artist – beautiful, sought after, but not quite respectable. As her tragedy unfolds, we marvel again at Verdi’s compassionate and extravagantly melodic portrayal of a woman who isn’t allowed to fit in.”
Join the Chinese New Year celebrations to ring in the year of the dog. Small events will be going on in businesses around Chinatown and the annual Chinese lion dance parade will be outside the Gate of Harmonius Interest.
“Popular pianist Stewart Goodyear returns to perform his own jazz infused, upbeat concerto for piano and orchestra, Callaloo. The concert concludes with Danish composer Karl Nielsen’s dramatic Symphony No. 4, a work that embodies the powerful and inextinguishable forces of life over challenge and destruction.”
“Led by our expert staff, you’ll explore big ideas about the role of objects, the meaning of museum collections and the human experience of things. Through intimate conversations, dynamic lectures and behind-the-scenes visits, this informal, often hands-on program will be a feast for the mind and senses.”
This historic print exhibition that focuses on Vancouver Island-based artists, whose innovative work has made a resounding impact on the contemporary art canon of the Northwest Coast, but who have been recently overlooked.
Presenting the very best in American classical ballet. Sweet and Bitter by Africa Guzman (Spain) uses Ezio Bosso’s score as a source of inspiration “to find strength and sensitivity and transform the most classic lines to play with the limits of gravity.” Be treated to the two famous duets from Swan Lake as reimagined by the company’s Artistic Director Adam Sklute.