Performance Schedule and Events

A Night of Opulence – November 7th at 8pm – No reservation, no problem! We’ll put out more seats! We can take more people, so just show up.

Please join us for a concert of favourite opera duets and solos featuring soprano Tamar Simon, baritone Geoff Schellenberg, and pianist Roger Parton. They will be performing selections from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, and Donizetti’s Don Pasquale.

A fun and fancy evening with refreshments at intermission. Best of all, it’s free! Click here for artist bios: https://operaopulenza.ca/artists/

Thursday, November 7th

8pm (doors open at 7:45pm)

Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre – 7646 Prince Albert St, Vancouver 

Free admission!

Email to reserve a seat: operaopulenza@gmail.com. Note: We have room to put out more chairs if anyone wishes to show up without reservations. 

Christmas Carolling – Saturday, November 9th at 12:30pm

St. Augustine’s Anglican Church for the Marpole Museum Christmas Fair and Fundraiser

 

The Marpole Museum and Historical Society are holding their annual Christmas Fair and Fundraiser again at St Augustine’s Anglican Church and we’ll be there to sing in the good cheer! Our carollers are: Katie McCullough, soprano, Trudy Chalmers, soprano, Nadine Cornelius, mezzo, with Roger Parton at the piano. Come check out the crafts and baked goods and listen to some carols! https://www.marpolehistorical.ca/

Saturday, November 9th 

12:30pm 

St. Augustine’s Anglican Church 8680 Hudson St, Vancouver

Breathe, Move, Sing – November 22, 4pm at Emily Carr University

Join Trudy Chalmers for a workshop on breathing, movement, and vocalization. No experience is necessary. We will be working on vocal exploration – speaking, humming, singing, screaming. Wear comfortable clothing as we’ll be moving about the room. The last portion of the workshop will focus on singing in harmony with Sharon Bayly. Opera Opulenza is in partnership with Emily Carr University at the Oak Park Fieldhouse.

Friday, November 22

4pm-6pm

Emily Carr University in the Rennie Hall – 520 East 1st Ave, Vancouver

Free workshop!

Seniors’ Christmas Luncheon – November 26th at Marpole Community Centre

Tuesday, November 26th we’ll be carolling at the Marpole Oakridge Community Centre Seniors’ Luncheon to the festive holidays – Katie McCullough soprano, Nadine Cornelius mezzo, Trudy Chalmers soprano, and pianist Roger Parton. 1:20pm.

On-going

Community Opera Chorus

Saturdays 11am-12pm at the Oak Park Fieldhouse

Come join our Community Opera Chorus! There’s no experience necessary and no membership fee. We are building a chorus from the ground up! We will help you with group breathing and singing exercises, movement and score reading. It’s like choir, but eventually you’ll be in costume and acting as well as singing! If you love to sing and to be part of a group come join us! Saturdays 11am-12pm at the Oak Park Fieldhouse on Fremlin Street. To register email: operaopulenza@gmail.com with “Community Opera Chorus” in the subject line. We will be working on repertoire from “The Tales of Hoffmann”, “Rigoletto”, “Don Carlo”, “Tosca”, and “Carmen”.