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City Opera Vancouver

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Location: Vancouver, BC

City Opera Vancouver, led by Artistic Director Gordon Gerrard, is a dynamic chamber opera company that embraces the transformative power of operatic storytelling in smaller, more intimate spaces. Committed to community engagement, their mission revolves around connecting audiences, artists, and communities through music while addressing relevant societal issues. City Opera Vancouver’s repertoire spans over four centuries, encompassing both classical chamber opera and groundbreaking contemporary works like Pauline, Missing, Fallujah, and Chinatown. The company’s dedication to creating new operas underscores its contribution to the Canadian cultural landscape. Since its inception in 2006, City Opera Vancouver has maintained its strong ties to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, striving to make opera accessible to a broader audience and showcasing the emotional depth and beauty that chamber opera can deliver.