Camelot in Concert presented by Pacific Opera Victoria and the Victoria Symphony

Camelot in Concert presented by Pacific Opera Victoria and the Victoria Symphony. November 22nd and 23rd, 2014 in Victoria BC. Media release. I had the opportunity to attend the very first co-production by Pacific Opera Victoria and the Victoria Symphony last year when they presented a beautiful version of  South Pacific.  It proved so popular with audiences that these two venerable Victoria arts institutions decided to repeat this happy … [Read more...]

Pacific Opera Victoria announces 2014-2015 season

Pacific Opera Victoria announces 2014-2015 season. Victoria’s 2014-2015 opera season is big and bold.  A golden treasure unleashes the destruction of the gods; a Scottish heiress pays with murder and madness for loving the wrong man; and the stage’s greatest heroine, Madama Butterfly, makes the ultimate sacrifice to save her honour and her son. Pacific Opera Victoria (POV) presents main stage productions of Wagner’s Das Rheingold, … [Read more...]

My Fair Lady by Blue Bridge Theatre, a review

Simply magnificent. There are no other words to describe the wonderful production of My Fair Lady by Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre currently playing at the McPherson Playhouse until August 18th. From the moment the audience enters the theatre, to a glorious vintage view of London (a scrim specially commissioned by designer Patrick Du Wors) the sense of anticipation is palpable. Brian Richmond (Henry Higgins) and Amanda Lisman (Eliza … [Read more...]