“Butterfly” Opens Tonight at Vancouver Opera

Vancouver Opera’s anniversary season will close with a visually captivating Madama Butterfly. Sets and costumes were designed by Japanese sculptor Jun Kaneko, who has never tried his hand at opera before. Jonathan Darlington sends impressions from the dress...

A Big Heart for “Kleine Herzen”

Jonathan Darlington has been supporting “Kleine Herzen” for more than a year now. The non-profit organization supports children living in economically disadvantaged countries. “I am very excited about having the opportunity to give my wholehearted...

Spring in Vancouver

In between the last performances of Figaro and the rehearsals for the upcoming premiere of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Jonathan Darlington captured some spring impressions around Vancouver. (Yes, there’s spring in the town that hosted the Winter...

Figaro vs Hockey – 1:1

The curtain has fallen on the  last performance of “Figaro” on May 4th. Vancouver Opera’s anniversary season could be called a “winning season” so far. If  the production of “Nixon in China” during the Olympics was a brilliant...

Figaro news and reviews

Vancouver Opera’s “Le nozze di Figaro” (The Marriage of Figaro) opened last weekend. Reviews are in, so is the audience feedback – high time to share impressions and glimpses of the production … Last Saturday, Jonathan Darlington...
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