Pop Up Opera Coming to View Royal Parks This Summer

Taking opera into the streets! @PacificOperaVictoria, local singers are popping up in surprising spaces all summer long!

Opera singers will be at Chancellor Park, Portage Park and View Royal Park for 10 minutes each on Thursday, July 9, between 3 & 5 p.m.  Other tentative dates set for View Royal are:

  • Saturday, July 18, from 2 - 4 pm
  • Sunday, July 26, from 2 - 4 pm
  • Tuesday, August 4, from 3 - 5 pm
  • Thursday, August 20, from 3 - 5 pm

All summer singers from Pacific Opera will be travelling and performing in public spaces throughout the Capital Regional District four days per week – Saturday, Sunday and two weekdays.

Pop Up Opera features one or two singers accompanied by recorded tracks created by pianist Robert Holliston. Each day the singer(s) will pop up in 8 or 10 spots for 10 minutes of music. Pop Up Operas will take place in neighbourhoods, on street corners, in parks, and outside retirement residences and care facilities.

One location that allows for easy access and social distancing will be announced online each performance day. Check this page – or Pacific Opera’s Social Media or email
paul@pacificopera.ca for daily details.